Author Gene Ferraro Pens New Book On Deceit Within Organized Religion

New novel, ‘Ordinary Evil,’ takes a look into how good and evil live side by side.

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“Organized religion is no different than any other bureaucracy,” says Ferraro. “To preserve its reputation and standing among the faithful, it can all too easily deceive itself into committing horrible acts in God’s name.”

ANDOVER, Mass. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014

Gene Ferraro grew up a Catholic, and when the sexual abuse crisis in the Roman Catholic Church first came to light, it sparked a lot of questions in his mind. “Ordinary Evil” (published by iUniverse) is a story based on his research of the subject and an explanation of how good and evil can reside side by side in any religion.

When a series of international and seemingly unrelated events lead to the brutal murder of a Catholic altar boy, conflicting notions of the law, obedience, forgiveness and revenge test the faith of several Roman Catholic priests and women. In the aftermath of the horrific crime and revelation of sexual abuse in the church, ordinary people must confront authority, uncovering a web of deceit that stretches from the towns and cities of New England all the way to the Vatican. Even the law cannot reveal all things, and only God will ever know the truth.

“Organized religion is no different than any other bureaucracy,” says Ferraro. “To preserve its reputation and standing among the faithful, it can all too easily deceive itself into committing horrible acts in God’s name.”

“Ordinary Evil”
By Gene Ferraro
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 344 pages | ISBN 9781491704905
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 344 pages | ISBN 9781491704899
E-Book | 344 pages | ISBN 9781491704912
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Gene Ferraro writes and produces presentations and events for businesses and organizations. He has also worked in documentary film and taught motion picture production. He is a graduate of Bowdoin College, has an MFA from Columbia University and also served as an officer in the US Army Signal Corps. He currently lives with his wife, JoAnn, in Andover, Mass. This is his first novel.

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