Friday, April 13, 2012

Book Beginnings: Understanding the Abuse of Adults

Please join me every Friday to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires.  Please remember to include the title of the book and the author.

Leave a link to your post.  If you don't have a blog, but want to participate, please leave a comment with your Book Beginning.


Awareness of the problem of the sexual abuse of minors by clergy within the Catholic Church moved to the forefront at the beginning of this century.
--  Understanding the Abuse of Adults by Catholic Clergy and Religious by Kathryn R, Byrne.

In my law practice at O'Donnell Clark & Crew, I work with many people who were abused as children by clergy and other trusted adults.  I do not usually work with people who were sexually abused as adults, which is what this book addresses.  I am interested to learn more. 

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