The L.A. Archdiocese not only knew about pedophile priests, but strategized about how to shuffle them around.

KCET's “SoCal Connected” at 5:30 tonight will air its exclusive investigation into the scandal that has clouded the legacy of ex-Cardinal Roger Mahony. The station obtained exclusive, 1996 audio of Father Stephen Rosetti speaking about how to deal with these creeps:


KCET also discovered that many of L.A.'s alleged pedophile priests — our archdiocese had the most, 260, in the nation — worked in the city's Latino neighborhoods.

For the church, out town became, KCET says, the home of the “'L.A. Model,' a program that quietly put sexual abusive priests in desk jobs around the dioceses and even helped them find outside employment.”

“SoCal Connected” found that of the top 10 parishes for abusive priests, half were in Latino neighborhoods. Former priest Richard Sipe tells the show:

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The Latino community in the end is going to be very, very angry that they were used. They literally were dumped on.

Read more here, and tune in tonight.

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