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Summary: The riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper's tenacious 'Spotlight' team of reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SPO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SPO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SPO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SPO RATED R

Summary: François Ozon's gripping drama follows three men who band together to dismantle the code of silence that continues to protect a priest who abused them decades ago. Based on events from the 2019 conviction of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of Lyon for concealing the conduct of Father Bernard Preynat, the film compassionately illustrates the varying effects of trauma on survivors and their families...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BY

Summary: The true story of the most notorious pediphile priest in the modern history of the Catholic church. Amy Berg travels to Ireland where Father Oliver O'Grady now lives free under church protection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

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Summary: Ten more cases that pits Father Brown, his secretary and Bunty against a range of criminal minds in the English parish of 1950s Kembleford.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FAT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fa 6

Summary: A devout Catholic priest freelances as a private investigator in rural England during the 1920s. When it comes to amateur detective work, don't let this priest's absent-minded air and penchant for an occasionsl tipple fool you. His kindly eyes pick up clues that professionals usually miss, and his keen understanding of human nature lets him search men's souls for motives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media [distributor] 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FAT

Wilson, Joan Nockels

Summary: "Set in Rome, Chicago, and Anchorage, and spanning thirty years from crime to confrontation, The Book of Timothy: A Sister's Pursuit recounts in lyric movements a sister's journey, partly through trickery, but eventually through truth, to gain a long-absent admission from the priest who abused her brother. While on that journey, Nockels Wilson, a former prosecutor, confronts not only the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boreal Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILSON, JOAN NOCKELS WIL

Bruni, Frank.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.832 BRU

Breslin, Jimmy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282 BRE

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Summary: Based on a true story, a 17th-century nun becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair with a novice. But it is Benedetta's shocking religious visions that threaten to shake the Church to its core.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: Heaven help the murderer who crosses paths with G.K. Chesterton's cassocked crime-solver, Father Brown. Despite his absentminded air, the kindly priest always manages to confound criminals with his inescapable logic and keen understanding of the human condition. Often joined by his friend, thief turned private investigator Hercule Flambeau, Father Brown unravels devious schemes in 1920s England.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD FAT

Summary: Father Brown continues to investigate various mysteries and criminal activities in and around his Cotswold village of Kembleford.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FAT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fa 8

Summary: Investigates the secret crimes of Father Lawrence Murphy, a Milwaukee priest who abused more than 200 deaf children in a school under his control. The film documents the first known public protest against the pontiff himself. The investigation helped uncover documents from the secret Vatican archives that show the Pope, who must operate within the mysterious rules of the Roman Curia, as both...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MEA

Jackowski, Karol.

Contents: Priesthood in the beginning -- Priesthood in the Middle Ages -- Priesthood now -- Sisterhood in the beginning -- Sisterhood in the Middle Ages -- Sisterhood now -- The priesthood of the people -- The sisterhood of all women -- The rebirth of Catholicism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282 JAC

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 253.2 BET

Summary: Monsignor Renard tells the story of the German occupation of France during World War II through the eyes and experiences of a humble and extraordinary priest-- whose beliefs are tested to the breaking point.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MON

Summary: Celebrated author GK Chesterton's beloved character, Father Brown, is brilliantly brought to life in this charming ten-part BBC series starring Mark Williams (Harry Potter, Doctor Who). With the warmth of The Vicar of Dibley, the intellect of Miss Marple, the humour of Father Ted and the intrigue of Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown is a fresh new take on a classic genre. Set in the 1950s in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fa 1

Summary: Step back in time to the sleep 1950s English Cotswolds, where Father Brown continues to tend his flock and catch criminals with compassion, intuition, psychology, and wit. Includes all ten episodes from the seventh season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FAT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fa 7

Scott, Jeremy

Summary: Crooked Creek, Indiana, 1980s. As both the town's sheriff and the priest at the community Catholic church, Father Solomon Lancaster finds himself on the forefront of an investigation into a series of murders. As the FBI analysts and profilers take over the town, he must justify his law-enforcement credentials. But Father Solomon is hiding secrets of his own-- secrets that threaten to rise to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Keylight Books, an imprint of Turner Publishing Company 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCO

Jackson, Lisa.

Summary: When the body of young novice Sister Camille is found garroted in St. Marguerite's cathedral, Detectives Bentz and Montoya are called in. For Montoya, the brutal crime scene is disturbingly familiar: his aunt, also a nun, was murdered. And the connections don't end there. More nuns are dying, brutally slaughtered by someone who seems to know their darkest secrets.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JAC

Summary: Ballykissangel has become a huge international hit since first hitting UK television screens in 1995, and continues to win millions of fans from across the world. This collection include every episode of this beloved BBC classic, full of Irish charm, quirky characters, strange shenanigans and tales of friendships, rivalry and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV BAL

Summary: Hop on your bicycle and travel back to the 1950's to join the priestly gumshoe Father Brown (Mark Williams, Harry Potter, Doctor Who) for another compelling series of mysteries based on the novels of G.K. Chesterton. Quiet lanes and country houses hold daunting secrets that only Father Brown, using his intuition and skill, will be able to work out much to the chagrin of Inspector Sullivan (Tom...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FAT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fa 3-1

Summary: Return to the sleepy Cotswold village of Kembleford where the lovably quirky Father Brown is facing another round of seemingly unsolvable murders. Assisted by parish secretary Mrs. McCarthy, the glamorous Lady Felicia Montague and her chauffeur Sid Carter, Father Brown will face some of his most challenging cases yet. Unexpected death on a film set, a poisoned executioner, a kidnapping, voodoo...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FAT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fa 4

Summary: Father Brown cycles back for another season of more mysteries in the sleepy Cotswold village of Kembleford. This season, a Duke and Duchess visit the village at Christmas time, but the community is thrown into chaos when the couple's baby boy goes missing. When a female author is murdered, Father Brown turns to her novels for guidance. And when a boxer is found dead in suspicious circumstances,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FAT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fa 5

Summary: Welcome back to the village of Kembleford, where Father Brown uses his personal blend of intuition, psychology, compassion and justice to solve another series of gripping crimes. Assisted as always by parish secretary Mrs. McCarthy, glamorous socialite Lady Felicia Montague and her accommodating chauffeur Sid Carter Father Brown faces threats to his town, his friends and his faith. An...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FAT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fa 3-2

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