From the start of his tenure as the leader of L.A.’s Catholics, Roger Mahony had ambitious plans for the archdiocese. But clergy molestation claims were vying for his attention.
Detective Gary Lyon on the Catholic Church response to child molestation: "They lied as bad as any thug or ex-con I’ve ever come across on the street," Lyon recalled in an interview. "They were more interested in saving the reputation of the church than helping us find these young victims."
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