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Crux, a Catholic news site

A new site from the Boston Globe includes news updates on clergy abuse and other Catholic issues.
Globe coverage of the scandal has been divided into nine categories:

Bernard Law in Boston
New archbishop Made a cardinal A powerful figure Tradition, change Shadow of abuse

November 30, 1986
After turbulent month, Cardinal Law discusses gains, losses

March 5, 1989
Law's influence in Rome raises hope, concern

March 6
Cardinal set stage but impact is pending

September 23
Bush visit sign of his ties to Cardinal Law

March 22, 1990
Does Cardinal Bernard Law serve the pope or the president?

 A political, social power 
During his years in Boston, Law cultivated powerful friends in religion, business, and government, both in Boston and on a national stage, and cemented his own reputation as a potent political and social voice.

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