PBS' Frontline offers a stark view of the effects of priest sex abuse in Alaskan native villages. The focus here is on the human effects of abuse, not systemic analysis, and highlights one town where nearly 80% of the children were abused. The video is deeply moving. The victims' pain--and their courage--is striking. I am grateful to all involved in its production.

Lisa Fullam is professor of moral theology at the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley. She is the author of The Virtue of Humility: A Thomistic Apologetic (Edwin Mellen Press).

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