THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

For many victims of clergy abuse, the scars are now burning

By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / April 14, 2008

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When Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass on Boston Common on Oct. 1, 1979, Robert Costello was there. He was 18, president of the Catholic Youth Organization at St. Theresa of Avila parish in West Roxbury, and a freshman at Boston College. Praying in the rain with 400,000 believers, he watched as his friend, who was dying of cancer, took ... (Full article: 902 words)

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