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March 23
Law's words frame new play

March 2
Wary Catholics return to church

January 25, 2004
Churches report attendance up

January 4, 2004
Dot parish struggles to survive

December 28
Hudson fill-in priest welcomed

December 12
Law prays daily for diocese

November 22
Assignment for Law expected

November 20
Policies on VOTF reconsidered

September 19
Crisis issues in church's future

September 18
Meeting ban at parish is lifted

August 4
O'Malley given warm welcome

August 1
Lawmakers see shades of gray

July 31
An angry protest, and prayers
Voices of protest and support
Three in crowd bound in hope
At BC, optimistic students watch

July 29
Lay group to engage O'Malley

July 24
Many outraged after AG's report

July 21
Law to skip bishop installation

July 18
O'Malley invites Law, victims

July 11
Bishops seek private opinions

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Spotlight Report

Statement by Carol McKinley of Faithful Voice


This is another day of profound sadness in the Archdiocese of Boston. We trust that the acceptance of Cardinal Law’s resignation will move everyone concerned toward healing and remedy.

Any organization is a sum total of the actions, activities, beliefs and statements of its members. The Boston Priests' Forum and Voice of the Faithful have been teaching that moral and sexual theology can be left to the discernment of one's individual conscience. This is not only disordered, it is the precise tool that Paul Shanley used to excuse away his actions.

Under the present circumstances, our children remain confused on who is teaching the authentic faith. It is impossible for them to process whether the beliefs of Fr. Walter Cuenin and Voice of the Faithful members or Pope John Paul II, which are completely diametric, represent Roman Catholicism.

We have been in invisible schism for many years and must examine each and every individual who is placed in a position of teaching the Roman Catholic Faith and correct their errors formally and publicly for the sake of our children.

This responsibility does not solely rely upon the Apostolic Administrator, Bishop Richard Lennon, but all of us. We pray that our priests rise and defend Truth.

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