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Five Catholic orders turn over priest files to public




Cardinal Roger Mahony (L) walks with his successor, San Antonio, Texas Archbishop Jose Gomez (2nd L), after a news conference at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on April 6, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
Cardinal Roger Mahony (L) walks with his successor, San Antonio, Texas Archbishop Jose Gomez (2nd L), after a news conference at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on April 6, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
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The LA Times reports that confidential records from five Catholic orders have been turned over to victims of sexual abuse. It's part of a court ordered disclosure intended to reveal the role these groups played in Southern California's clergy molestation scandal.

For more on this we're joined by Ray Boucher, who represented victims in the 2007 class action lawsuit. 

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