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The Rev. John Geoghan case

Documents are listed in chronological order. The size of each file is indicated.

Cardinal Medeiros extends Geoghan's sick leave
October 28, 1980  (45k)

Geoghan's reply to Medeiros's October 28 letter
November 2, 1980  (72k)

Psychiatrist tells Bishop Daily that Geoghan is ready to resume priestly duties
January 13, 1981  (48k)

Bishop Daily's reply to doctor, thanking him for his assistance
January 26, 1981  (38k)

Geoghan writes to Bishop Daily about his appointment to St. Brendan Parish
March 21, 1981  (48k)

Margaret Gallant writes that her complaints against Geoghan have been ignored
August 16, 1982  (Multiple pages)

Margaret Gallant writes to Cardinal Law, protesting that nothing has been done about Geoghan
September 6, 1984  (34k)

Cardinal Law's reply to Gallant, saying that her claim is under investigation
September 21, 1984  (34k)

Cardinal Law removes Geoghan from St. Brendan's parish in Dorchester
September 18, 1984  (20k)

Doctor says Geoghan is ready to resume his ministry after dismissal from St. Brendan's
October 20, 1984  (46k)

Cardinal Law meets with Geoghan's uncle, Monsignor Mark H. Keohane
October 29, 1984  (10k)

Cardinal Law reassigns Geoghan to St. Julia's parish in Weston
October 31, 1984  (10k)

Bishop D'Arcy protests Geoghan's assignment to St. Julia's
December 7, 1984  (Multiple pages)

Cardinal Law appoints Geoghan vicar at St. Julia's
November 13, 1989  (64k)

Geoghan asks Cardinal Law for appointment as pastor at St. Julia's
June 29, 1990  (43k)

Cardinal Law acknowledges Geoghan's request for appointment at St. Julia's
August 13, 1990  (36k)

Geoghan writes to Cardinal Law, again asking to be named pastor at St. Julia's
March 6, 1992  (30k)

Church official informs Geoghan he has not received his requested appointment at St. Julia
May 19, 1992  (44k)

Cardinal Law places Geoghan on administrative leave
December 30, 1994  (91k)

Geoghan denies abuse allegations and refuses to resign post at Office for Senior Priests
November 17, 1995  (57k)

Cardinal Law places Geoghan on sick leave
August 4, 1996  (45k)

Geoghan writes to Cardinal Law to request retirement
October 19, 1996  (31k)

Cardinal Law grants Geoghan retirement
December 12, 1996  (99k)

Church memorandum notes Geoghan's dismissal from priesthood
May 8, 1998  (21k)

Statement of case against Geoghan filed by Middlesex County district attorney
November 22, 1999  (Multiple pages)

Indictment against Geoghan filed by Middlesex County district attorney
December 9, 1999  (Multiple pages)

Cardinal Law is deposed at Suffolk Superior Court regarding his handling of Geoghan
May 8, 2002  (Multiple pages)

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