Sex Abuse Trial Begins in Case of Former Priest

Jury selection in the trial of defrocked priest Paul Shanley begins in Cambridge, Mass. Known as a charismatic street priest, Shanley is now a key figure in the Catholic Church's sexual abuse scandal. He will be tried for the rape of an altar boy in the 1980s.

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