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Archive of coverage

July 2003

July 1
Florida bishop seen choice to lead Boston diocese
Alleged victim McSorley says he didn't attempt suicide
Brian McGrory: A time for boldness

July 2
O'Malley urges healing, vows a settlement
Analysis: Franciscan steps into the eye of the storm
New leader's life marked by intellect, sense of mission
Vatican's selection seems driven first by local needs
O'Malley must handle crisis of faith and finances
O'Malley defends allowing priest to stay in posting
For many Boston-area Catholics, a positive impression
Some alleged victims buoyed by meeting with O'Malley
In Palm Beach, Catholics feel a sense of loss
Fall River flock has warm memories of O'Malley's tenure
Eileen McNamara: Priest leaves legacy of love
Globe Editorial: A new bishop for Boston
Globe Editorial: Rebuilding the church

July 3
Care for new Americans is a constant for bishop
Bishop planning a low-key July 30 installation service
Abuse victims not afraid to share their anger at meeting

July 5
Lawyers restart church lawsuits

July 6
Bishop O'Malley reflects church's change of order

July 7
Around archdiocese, many find hope in new bishop

July 8
O'Malley brings in settlement specialist

July 9
Meeting raises plaintiffs' hope of a settlement

July 10
Joan Vennochi: Garb signals change; is it enough?
Adrian Walker: Another job for Bishop O'Malley

July 11
Bishops seek out opinions, in private

July 12
Jesuit accuses church of witholding data on priests

July 13
Archbishop's style may be seen in where he resides

July 16
Experts agree: Forgiveness has the power to heal

July 18
O'Malley invites Law, victims of abuse to ceremony

July 21
Law, top aides won't be charged in church probe
O'Malley asks for prayers as he heads to Boston
Cardinal Law will not attend O'Malley's installation

July 22
CEO would testify of Shanley abuse, diocese neglect
James E. Post: O'Malley needs to make peace

July 23
New bishop installed in Fall River diocese
Priest asks Plymouth judge to toss paternity lawsuit
Eileen McNamara: Prosecutors not to blame

July 24
Abuse scandal far deeper than disclosed, report says
A long crisis in archdiocese returns to the forefront
Report says Law's lieutenants concealed information
AG says church leaders blocked investigations
Weak Mass. statutes stood in way of indictments
Many outraged, some cautious after Reilly's report
After probe, AG frustrated but at peace with himself
Excerpts from attorney general's report on clergy abuse
In statement, church reiterates commitment to children
Adrian Walker: No charges; lots to fault
Globe Editorial: A church chastised

July 25
Jacques proposes package of stricter abuse laws
Victims praise Reilly report, but want secular oversight

July 26
Push made to toughen abuse laws
Priest disputes O'Malley's memory of abuse case
Bishop ready to begin new job

July 27
O'Malley's path of quiet conviction
Washington, D.C.: Tenants found unity in 'Padre Sean'
Virgin Islands: Humility renewed a frayed faith
Fall River: For roiled parish, uneasy compromise
Victims share stories of settling church abuse lawsuits

July 28
Capuchins take mission past friary
Adrian Walker: My advice for O'Malley

July 29
Parishes replenish from other shores<
Lay group requests to engage O'Malley
Victim advocates seek federal probe

July 30
Rites, challenges await O'Malley
To their new leader, in their own words
Many working behind the scenes to coordinate installation
Eileen McNamara: New bishop, old viewpoint
Editorial: O'Malley's new direction

July 31
A new leader reaches out
At BC, students watch with optimism, awe
Three faces in crowd bound in hope, faith
Sandwiches, chips were bill of fare
O'Malley's homily reveals a frank, devout, humorous man
Near cathedral portals, voices of protest and support
'Good priests' moved to tears at archbishop's words
An angry protest, and prayers
Full text of O'Malley's homily




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