Starred Reviews for Mortal Sins

Starred Reviews for Mortal Sins

Part history, part journalism, and part true-crime thriller, MORTAL SINS by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Michael D'Antonio reveals a long and ferocious battle for the soul of the largest and oldest organization in the world, the Catholic church. It already has three starred reviews!

"[MORTAL SINS] will be widely regarded as the definitive history of the Catholic Church’s 'most severe crisis since the Reformation': the revelations of endemic sexual abuse of minors by priests in the United States and Europe." -Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"The author weaves a captivating tale of legal drama set against the backdrop of an intransigent ecclesiastical hierarchy. [...] Riveting and fascinating—sure to serve future generations well as they look back on this era." -Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Doyle and Anderson are the two most prominent heroes of D’Antonio’s superlatively readable overview of the ongoing, now-global crisis of priestly sex abuse. [...] this landmark work of recent history remains gripping and affecting to the last word." -Booklist (starred review)

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