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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:

The Globe Investigative Team 

Sacha Pfeiffer

 The team
Projects Editor
Ben Bradlee Jr.

Members of the Spotlight Team
Editor Walter V. Robinson
Michael Rezendes
Sacha Pfeiffer
Matt Carroll

Other investigative reporters
Stephen Kurkjian
Kevin Cullen
Thomas Farragher

Religion reporter
Michael Paulson

Sacha Pfeiffer is a member of the Boston Globe Spotlight Team, the newspaper's investigative unit, and is one of the reporters and editors who won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for meritorious public service for their coverage of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests. The stories also received numerous other honors, including the George Polk Award for National Reporting, the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, the Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting, the Associated Press Managing Editors' Freedom of Information award, and the Taylor Award for Fairness in Newspapers.

Pfeiffer has been with the Globe since 1995. Prior to joining the Spotlight Team in November 2000, she covered the state court system, legal affairs, and criminal and civil litigation, based in the Globe's Suffolk County Courthouse bureau in downtown Boston. In that beat, she covered several prominent court cases, including the medical malpractice lawsuit filed after the death of Boston Celtics basketball star Reggie Lewis.

As a Globe reporter, Pfeiffer has also written for the newspaper's Sunday Magazine, City/Region, Travel, Calendar and zoned suburban sections. She is a co-author of Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church.

Before coming to the Globe, Pfeiffer was a reporter for the Dedham Times, where she covered local town government and general suburban issues. Born in Columbus, Ohio, she graduated cum laude from Boston University in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in English and history.

Sacha Pfeiffer can be reached at

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