Advocate warns on church's silence strategy

By Barney Zwartz
November 26 2012 - 4:00pm
Victims support leader Barbara Blaine hands out flyers in front of St Patrick’s Cathedral.

BARBARA Blaine launched her advocacy group for clergy sex abuse victims from the walk-in closet in her Chicago bedroom in 1988, with a membership of one. Today she is president of the world's biggest victims' advocacy group, with 12,000 members in 56 countries.

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