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  • Storm Swirls Around Law

    04/11/2002 8:24:33 PM PDT · by Palladin · 13 replies · 104+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | April 11, 2002 | by Maggie Mulvihill and Jack Sullivan
    Storm swirls around Law by Maggie Mulvihill and Jack Sullivan Thursday, April 11, 2002 With speculation swirling that Bernard Cardinal Law's departure is imminent, the anger over his handling of pedophile priests continued unabated as more Catholic leaders and laymen joined the choir calling for his resignation. State Sen. Marian Walsh (D-West Roxbury), the first state legislator to call for Law's resignation, could barely contain her anger yesterday as she explained why she and other prominent Catholics feel he has to resign. ``We need new leadership, someone who is honest and trustworthy,'' said Walsh. The senator, a Catholic, has filed...
  • Accused Molester Shanley Likely in Thailand

    04/11/2002 8:06:48 PM PDT · by Palladin · 7 replies · 299+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | Thursday, April 11, 2002 | by Robin Washington, Laurel J. Sweet and Marie Szaniszlo
    Source: Accused molester Shanley likely in Thailand by Robin Washington, Laurel J. Sweet and Marie Szaniszlo Thursday, April 11, 2002 The Rev. John J. White, the longtime companion of accused child molester priest Paul Shanley, left his home at Billerica's St. Mary's Parish for Thailand just before Easter on what is likely a one-way trip to join his friend, a source told the Herald yesterday. The departure of White coincides with that of Shanley, who neighbors say has not been seen at his San Diego apartment since Greg Ford of Newton filed a criminal complaint of child sex abuse against...
  • Calls intensify for Boston cardinal to resign

    04/11/2002 7:15:31 AM PDT · by MVV · 31 replies · 140+ views
    CNN.com ^ | 4-11-02
    <p>BOSTON, Massachusetts (CNN) -- Calls mounted Thursday for Cardinal Bernard Law's resignation in the face of criticism that he knew of sexually abusive priests within the Archdiocese of Boston and did little, if anything, to keep the clergymen away from children.</p>