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12/13/2002 - Cardinal Law Resigns over Mishandling of Abusive Priests
In a victory for women and for victims of priest abuse, Cardinal Bernard Law today submitted his resignation as archbishop of Boston to Pope John Paul II in Rome....

12/11/2002 - NH Diocese Facing Criminal Indictment, First to Settle
Faced with criminal violations, carrying fines as high as $20,000, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Manchester on Tuesday admitted it failed to protect children from pedophilic priests....

12/4/2002 - Church Documents Made Public, Reveal Truly Horrible Details
Following a Superior Court order issued last week, the Boston Archdiocese on Tuesday publicly released over 2,000 of 11,000 internal documents detailing an undeniable, chronic problem with priest pedophilia over the last three decades....

12/3/2002 - Boston Archdiocese Considers Bankruptcy in Face of Costly Suits
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston is preparing to file for bankruptcy in a move that could suspend action in pending lawsuits and block new lawsuits by victims of priest sexual abuse....

11/27/2002 - Cardinal Law Finally Meets with Catholic Lay Group
Nearly a year after its inception last January, Catholic lay group Voice of the Faithful (VOTF) finally won a meeting with Cardinal Bernard Law on Tuesday....

10/21/2002 - Developing Countries Face a Shortage of Condoms
A new report shows that there is a shortage of condoms being donated from richer countries to poorer countries, with a current supply that is about one tenth of whats needed, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)....

10/14/2002 - Sexual Abuse Groups Prohibited from Meeting on Church Grounds
In continued efforts to quell the sex-abuse controversy, the Archdiocese of Boston now prohibits new chapters of the Catholic lay group Voice of the Faithful (VOTF) from meeting on church property....

10/4/2002 - More Charges of Sexual Abuse Surface Against Former Priest Geoghan
John Geoghan, a defrocked Boston priest already accused of sexually abusing 86 young boys, has been named in 17 new lawsuits filed against the Catholic Church for allegedly sexually abusing 17 boysages 8 to 15 between 1964 and 1996....

9/24/2002 - Boston Priest Sex Abuse Suit Settled for $10 Million
A suit involving 86 victims of sexual abuse by defrocked Boston priest John Geoghan was settled in court last week for $10 million....

9/17/2002 - Retired LAPD Deputy Chief Implicated in Son’s Drug Ring
Deputy Chief Maurice Moore, recently retired from the Los Angeles Police Department, has been implicated by an internal LAPD investigation in aiding his son’s multi-million dollar cocaine ring by helping to store, transport and launder hundreds of thousands of dollars in illicit profits....

9/4/2002 - Case that Sparked Priest Sex Abuse Scandal Reaches Tentative Settlement
After backing out of a proposed $30 million settlement with the victims of defrocked priest John J....

8/22/2002 - Federal Judge Rejects Reduced Sentence For Anti-Abortion Extremists
A federal judge in Buffalo rejected a plea bargain yesterday for two anti-abortion extremists accused of helping fugitive James Kopp while he was on the run from charges for the murder of a Buffalo obstetrician/gynecologist and abortion provider....

8/14/2002 - Cardinal Law Admits He Knowingly Allowed Abusive Priests To Remain In Ministry
In seven hours of videotaped testimony released today in a Boston court, Cardinal Bernard Law admitted to allowing priests accused of sexual abuse, as well as those who had admitted to abuse, to remain in the ministry without informing parishioners....

8/9/2002 - Catholic Church Continues to Use Evasion Tactics
Testimony continued this week regarding the legitimacy of a $30 million settlement between the Boston archdiocese and 86 sexual abuse victims of defrocked priest John Geoghan....

6/19/2002 - Grand Jury Is Said To Be Considering Charges Against Cardinal Law
A Massachusetts grand jury has convened to consider bringing criminal charges against Cardinal Bernard Law and other leaders of the Archdiocese of Boston for putting priests in position to sexually abuse minors, the Boston Globe reported today....

4/15/2002 - Cardinal Law Continues Refusal to Resign
In a letter to fellow priests in the Boston area on Saturday, Cardinal Bernard Law said he will not resign, despite fervent and numerous calls from prominent city leaders, publications, and church members to do so....

3/13/2002 - Boston Archdiocese Settles Sex Abuse Cases
The Boston Archdiocese announced yesterday that it will pay 86 people who have filed claims of sexual abuse at the hands of the defrocked Boston priest, John J....

3/5/2002 - Priests Sex Abuse Scandal Continues
Cardinal Roger Mahony forced as many as a dozen priests suspected in cases of sex abuse in the Los Angeles Archdiocese to retire or to suspend their duties....

2/27/2002 - MA Child Abuse Bill Has Wide Support After Reports of Priest Pedophilia
Both the Massachusetts House and Senate have passed bills that would require clergy members to report suspicions of child abuse, including sexual abuse, to civil authorities....

2/20/2002 - Cases of Priest Pedophilia Continue to Surface
The Diocese of Manchester, New Hampshire last week released the names of 14 priests suspected of sexually abusing children over the span of two decades to local prosecutors....

2/12/2002 - Catholic Priest Charged With Making Date Rape Drug; Boston Scandal Intensifies
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2/11/2002 - Boston Cardinal Refuses to Resign
Returning from a week-long trip to the Vatican, Cardinal Bernard Law of the Roman Catholic Boston Archdiocese announced yesterday that he has no plans to resign after knowingly allowing alleged pedophiles to remain in their posts as priests for decades....

2/8/2002 - Boston Archdiocese Identifies More Priests as Alleged Pedophiles; Archdiocese Influence in Legislation Wanes
During an ongoing review of church personnel records, the Boston Archdiocese identified at least 60 priests who have allegedly molested and abused children over the span of forty years....

1/28/2002 - Calls for Boston Cardinal to Resign
Amid increasing reports of pedophilia among Boston-area priests and the revelation that high-ranking officials in the Catholic church had long-standing knowledge of such abuse, Catholic parishioners are calling for Bostons highest ranking Catholic official, Cardinal Bernard Law, to resign....

1/24/2002 - Former Catholic Priest Convicted of Pedophilia
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