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A new site from the Boston Globe includes news updates on clergy abuse and other Catholic issues.
Globe coverage of the scandal has been divided into nine categories:

Bernard Law in Boston
New archbishop Made a cardinal A powerful figure Tradition, change Shadow of abuse

November 27, 1985
Cardinal Law asks universal catechism

November 28
Cardinal Law's speech a departure from plan

May 22, 1988
Integration: A higher profile for Law

November 28
Cardinal Law backs plan for 'renewal' of archdiocese

March 8, 1994
Voice lower, role clearer, Hub prelate marks decade

March 24
Law calls for laity to step up participation, service

July 14, 1996
Cardinal Law on women, celibacy, marriage

October 16, 1998
To Cardinal Law, Pope deserves to be John Paul the Great

November 2
Cathedral hopes cardinal's presence will attract neighborhood

December 15
Law at 67: Portrait of a leader transformed

March 12, 2000
Law asks atonement for sins of Catholics


 Tradition and change 
A strong defender of traditional church practices and an opponent of women in the priesthood, Law was in many ways a staunchly conservative leader. But the cardinal could also be bold, taking progressive stands against discrimination and poverty.


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