Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God

By Alex Gibney

  • Genre: Alex Gibney
  • Release Date: 2013-02-15
  • Advisory Rating: 15
  • Runtime: 1h 47min
  • Director: Alex Gibney
  • Production Company: Fine Point Films
  • iTunes Price: GBP 6.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: GBP 3.49
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Director Alex Gibney exposes the abuse of power in the Catholic Church and a cover-up that winds its way from the row houses of Milwaukee Wisconsin, through the bare ruined choirs of Ireland’s churches all the way to the highest office of the Vatican. By investigating the secret crimes of a charismatic priest who abused over 200 deaf children in a school under his control - the film shows the face of evil that lurks behind the smiles and denials of authority figures and institutionswho believe that because they stand for good they can do no wrong.