The Resource Crimes of the father, Tom Keneally

Crimes of the father, Tom Keneally

Label
Crimes of the father
Title
Crimes of the father
Statement of responsibility
Tom Keneally
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tom Keneally, ex-seminarian, pulls no punches as he interrogates the terrible damage done to innocents as the Catholic Church has prevaricated around language and points of law, covering up for its own. Ex-communicated to Canada due to his radical preaching on human rights, Father Frank Docherty is now a psychologist and monk. He returns to Australia to speak at a conference, and unwittingly is drawn into the stories from two different people who claim to have been sexually abused by an eminent Sydney monsignor. As a man of character and conscience, Docherty knows he must fo all he can to bring the matter to the attention of the Church itself, and to secular authorities, no matter ar what personal cost. This riveting, courageous and profound novel is an exploration of faith as well as an examination of marriage, of conscience and celibacy, and of what has become one of the most controversial institutions, the Catholic Church
Summary
"Tom Keneally, ex-seminarian, pulls no punches as he interrogates the terrible damage done to innocents as the Catholic Church has prevaricated around language and points of law, covering up for its own. Ex-communicated to Canada due to his radical preaching on human rights, Father Frank Docherty is now a psychologist and monk. He returns to Australia to speak at a conference, and unwittingly is drawn into the stories from two different people who claim to have been sexually abused by an eminent Sydney monsignor. As a man of character and conscience, Docherty knows he must fo all he can to bring the matter to the attention of the Church itself, and to secular authorities, no matter ar what personal cost. This riveting, courageous and profound novel is an exploration of faith as well as an examination of marriage, of conscience and celibacy, and of what has become one of the most controversial institutions, the Catholic Church"--Back cover
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10563706
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keneally, Thomas
Dewey number
823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catholic Church
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Sexual misconduct by clergy
  • Sex crimes
  • Clergy
  • Celibacy
Target audience
adult
Label
Crimes of the father, Tom Keneally
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000058889840
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
382 pages
Isbn
9780857987112
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)956920517
Label
Crimes of the father, Tom Keneally
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000058889840
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
382 pages
Isbn
9780857987112
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)956920517

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