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Univision Series: Accusations of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church - Part 2

Posted by April E. Olson | Apr 11, 2019


Héctor Balderas, Attorney General of New Mexico, explains how the authorities never investigated the cases as is being done now as the church was highly respected, trusted and took advantage of the legal and political relationships in the small community of New Mexico. For a specialized psychologist, machismo within the Hispanic culture was one of the main reasons for many victims to suffer in silence. But there is still more. Not enough with not reporting these abusers who took advantage of their power in the Catholic Church, in Jemez, New Mexico, a "rehabilitation center" was in charge of "curing" the pedophile priests of the world.

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