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Clerical sexual abuse survivor Phil Saviano at the premiere of "Spotlight" in 2015.

Phil Saviano, survivor of clerical abuse featured in 'Spotlight,' dies at 69

Nov 29, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Phil Saviano, a survivor of clerical sexual abuse whose story was featured in the 2015 film “Spotlight” died on Sunday,... Read more

Brazilian priest mentioned in 'Spotlight' film commits suicide

Aug 10, 2016

Fr. Bonifacio Buzzi, a Brazilian priest convicted of child abuse and who was mentioned in the Oscar-winning film ‘Spotlight,’ committed... Read more

A view of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, Jan. 25, 2015.

Vatican: the Church has been anything but indifferent to clerical abuse

Mar 4, 2016

By Elise Harris

Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi cautioned Friday that the recent Oscar-win for “Spotlight” and the lengthy deposition of a top... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City on June 19, 2014.

What the Church has done about sex abuse

Mar 4, 2016

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The movie Spotlight’s Best Picture win at the Academy Awards has brought renewed attention to the Catholic sex abuse scandals... Read more

Spotlight Official Poster.

The other side of 'Spotlight': how the Church changed to fight sex abuse

Mar 1, 2016

While the movie “Spotlight” won Best Picture for portraying a journalistic investigation of the sex abuse crisis in Boston, the... Read more

Spotlight Official Poster.

Vatican paper lauds Spotlight as brave, not anti-Catholic

Feb 29, 2016

The film Spotlight, which won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, is a courageous movie that is not anti-Catholic,... Read more