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Globe coverage of the scandal has been divided into nine categories:

Archive of coverage

March 2002

March 1
Pastor admits lie on celibacy
DAs pressure archdiocese on priests

March 2
Church to release data on victims
Lowell priest agrees to leave rectory
5 Reardon victims file suits

March 3
Sex cases may cost church $100m
Accuser's quest for recognition

March 4
Vatican stance on gay clergy
Archdiocese shifts agenda of meeting
More priests may be removed
Spagnolia vacates St. Patrick
Alleged abuse victim confronts Law

March 5
Accord seen in Geoghan cases
Law looks to rebuild public trust
Two Jesuits face allegations in scandal
Child advocacy group: Law should resign

March 6
BC High suspends accused priest
Abuse alleged at Xaverian in 1970s
Church says it's working to settle suits
Archdiocese will consult prosecutors
Not guilty is plea in Mass incident
Op-Ed: Sacrifice and celibacy

March 7
Abuse reporting hits roadblock
BC High to set up victim hot line
Negotiations in Geoghan cases continue
Faculty members suggest Law resign
Adrian Walker: Facing up to trouble

March 8
Geoghan rape charges thrown out
AG's office asks to monitor priests
Jesuits turn over names of 5 priests
Law adds top specialists to abuse panel
Globe Editorial: A bill against abuse

March 9
Bishop resigns in Fla. over charges
Lawyers discuss another Geoghan case
Abuse agreement seen still in works
Catholic paper to devote issue to abuse

March 10
Catholic lay leaders urge reforms
Focus: Church's wound stays unhealed
Ellen Goodman: Powerful secrets cast dark shadows

March 11
Globe Editorial: Bishops' challenge

March 12
Archdiocese settles Geoghan suit
Church extends length of capital campaign
Church seeks exemption in molestation suit
Wilmington church worker is sentenced
Joan Vennochi: An overeager clergy watchdog

March 13
All faiths question abuse handling
Victims ponder accord, anguish
Worcester bishop to cooperate
Globe Editorial: Antidote to abuse
Eileen McNamara: A nun's call for inclusion

March 14
Bishop accused of ignoring abuse
Archdiocese weighs fund-raising options
BC High 'help line' to aid abuse victims
Herald calls for Law to step down
Bush expresses his confidence in Law
Police report causes alarm

March 15
Paper calls for look at celibacy
Mass. is urged to prosecute ex-priest
Springfield diocese turns over abuse files
Church cites low enrollment in closings

March 16
Abuse cases slow to settle in R.I.
Suffolk County DA drops Spagnolia case
Law says editorial caused 'confusion'
Op-Ed: Church and state's shared responsibility

March 17
Abuse cases focus on adolescents
Abuse panel says it will seek change
Maine school struggles to deal with sex abuse issue
Clerical tack on domestic abuse

March 18
In Mo., Law handled abuse case
Worcester bishop named in lawsuits
Globe Editorial: Catholic soul-searching

March 19
Roiled by scandal, Dallas diocese recovered by reaching out
Under pressure, church moves fund-raiser
Former Fla. bishop named in Mo. suit
N.J. priest stands by abuse accusation
Op-Ed: Church can't heal with Law at the helm

March 20
Treatment center called abuse site
Catholic panel ponders future of church
Archdiocese hands over files on abuse
Suspended R.I. priest was accused before

March 21
Geoghan dismissal to be appealed
Churches cope with falloff in giving
Chaplain admits abuse, is removed
R.I. bishop said to ignore abuse report
Priests honoring vows to God and family

March 22
Pope decries 'sins' of priests
Charges brought against Kingston priest
Settlement in Minn. and retraction cited
Globe Editorial: The Pope's response

March 23
Priest cites cost for speaking out
Bishop Daily breaks silence on scandal

March 24
Suit names church, N.H. bishop
Conversions to Catholicism hold steady
NYC cardinal denies coverup of abuse
Egan self-defense greeted skeptically
Eileen McNamara: They ignore the future
Globe Magazine: The scourge of celibacy

March 25
State action on priest fell short
Hanover man alleges abuse by Medeiros
Springfield bishop denies retaliation claim

March 26
Catholic schools keep the faith
Law calls charge smear against Medeiros
Catholic Charities plans to make cuts

March 27
Scandal angers conservatives
Accusers of Ryan say there are others
Eileen McNamara: A troubling accusation

March 28
Op-Ed: Day of reflection for priests

March 29
Alleged abuse victim arrested
Law's letter addresses abuse scandal
Polish cleric resigns amid scandal
Settlement eyed in R.I. priest cases

March 30
Accuser says he intended no harm
Catholics protest, pray on Good Friday

March 31
Scandal brings focus on gays




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