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Resource ID: #12723
Subject: Religion
Source: News-Press (Santa Barbara, Calif.)



The Morman Church tried and failed, to cure parishioner Michael Shean of pedophilia. Fifteen years later Santa Barbara County would describe the youth baseball coach and Sunday school teacher as a "predator." The story raises questions about the place of faith in criminal rehabilitation and the confidentiality of the confessional. (May 21, 1995)

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