Mahony defends legacy on church abuse in blog - Article Photos 13/13

File-This Jan. 22, 2013 file photo alleged clergy abuse victims Mary Stenger, left, is comforted by Betty Schmitt during a news conference outside the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. Cardinal Roger Mahony, who retired with a tainted career after dodging criminal charges over how he handled pedophile priests, was stripped of duties by his successor as a judge ordered confidential church personnel files released. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong,FILE)