CNN Anchor Thomas Roberts Comes Forward as Priest Sex Abuse Survivor

During Anderson Cooper’s program 360, CNN anchor Thomas Roberts spoke of the horror of childhood sexual abuse at the hands of a Catholic priest. Like many survivors, Roberts’ parents had divorced and the priest abuser took advantage of Roberts home situation. He trusted this supposed “Man of God” only to be violated by him. The show detailed the emotional and psychological pain of sexual abuse by a priest, Fr. Jeff, a Baltimore priest. Roberts, now a grown man with a successful career, still bears the scars and wounds of this violation. Like other survivors, Roberts life was drastically altered by a Catholic priest.