Faith: A Novel by Jennifer Haigh

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Set amidst the 2002 abuse scandal that rocked the Boston archdiocese, Faith tells the story of how one devout family experiences the fallout.  Three grown siblings, the McGanns, find themselves caught in the whirlwind when brother and priest, Art, is drawn into the allegations.  His sister Sheila rushes home to support him, while their younger brother Mike has already convinced himself Art is guilty.

For other novels that explore the themes of faith and family, check these out:

The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene

Run by Ann Patchett

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

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