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Twist of Faith (2004)

TV-MA  |   |  Documentary  |  20 August 2004 (USA)
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A man confronts the trauma of past sexual abuse as a boy by a Catholic priest only to find his decision shatters his relationships with his family, community and faith.

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Credited cast:
Jeff Anderson ...
Himself - Interviewee
Barbara Blaine ...
Herself - SNAP President
David Clohessy ...
Himself - SNAP Executive Director
Sandy Comes ...
Herself
Tony Comes ...
Himself
Wendy Comes ...
Herself
Robert Donnelly ...
Auxillary Bishop of Toledo
Dennis Gray ...
Himself
Catherine Hoolahan ...
Herself - Tony's Attorney
Dennis O'Loughlin ...
Himself
Mike Sallah ...
Himself - Investigative Reporter, Toledo Blade
Jon Schoonmaker ...
Himself
John Shiffler ...
Himself - John Charles Shiffler (as Father John Shiffler)
Matthew Simon ...
Himself
Stephen Stanbery ...
Himself (as Father Stanbery)
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A man confronts the trauma of past sexual abuse as a boy by a Catholic priest only to find his decision shatters his relationships with his family, community and faith.

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I thought the documentary was excellent. But to reply to the person who stated that the documentary "hurt the people telling the story" I have a question for you. Have you yourself ever been a victim of abuse? If you had you would find yourself facing a cornucopia of emotions ranging from anger to shame and guilt. Victims of this type of abuse are typically reluctant to come forward. Tony Comes himself states that he didn't know what it meant. Did he mean that he was gay? You cannot sit there and judge these people for not coming forward earlier. It is not a black or white situation and I hope that no one in your family ever experiences something like this. If they did they would have to steer clear of you... God bless Tony and his family...


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