In God's House
Publish date: September 1st 2012
Publisher: Atlantic Books (UK)
Edition language: English
This is the first person account of a young catholic lawyer who, in 1984, was hired by the Church to represent the first priest to be formally prosecuted for the sexual abuse of young boys in Louisiana. What at first seems like a singular case of one perverted man turns out to be just the tip of the...
This is a rather extraordinary novel. Simultaneously a page-turner, legal thriller, memoir, and devastating screed against the Catholic Church's bumbling of the pedophile scandal, it reflects the author's own journey from Catholic adherent to disgusted and scandalized ex-Catholic. It's an examinat...