September 23, 2010 on CNN

Deaf victim of sex abuse is suing pope, and going public with his story for the first time

By Scott Bronstein
CNN Special Investigations Unit

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin – Terry Kohut has kept a dark secret for nearly 50 years. Now he is breaking his silence, becoming a key figure in the sex-abuse crisis in the Catholic Church and the growing controversy over what Pope Benedict XVI did about it.

When Kohut was barely a teen, and for years afterward, he says, he was sexually molested and assaulted by the headmaster and priest of the school where he lived, St. John’s School for the Deaf, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. What occurred there is one of the most notorious cases of sex abuse in the Catholic Church.

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Bonus :

Sex Abuse Victim Reads Letter That Kept His Abusive Priest in Church

September 24, 2010 on CNN.
View the Screenshot of the Letter.