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Archdiocese runs checks on priests

60,000 probed include workers and volunteers

By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / February 18, 2005

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The Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, in a vast effort to prevent a recurrence of the child sexual abuse that has damaged its credibility and angered its membership, is now running criminal background checks on more than 60,000 priests, employees, and volunteers every year. (Full article: 1502 words)

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