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April 30
Archdiocese sets $10.5m goal

April 29
Insurer files countersuit

April 21
BC buys diocese headquarters
Sale leaves neighbors wary
Deal was a match for both
School expands its footprint

April 3
Archdiocese cites $14m loss

February 24
Proceeds to benefit diocese

January 13, 2004
O'Malley seeks closing advice

January 10, 2004
Letter: Accept pain of closings

January 4, 2004
Dot parish struggles to survive

December 17
O'Malley plans aggressive cuts

December 14
BC's chance to relieve squeeze

December 10
Parishes closure candidates

December 9
Diocese to mortgage seminary

December 7
Property piques BC's interest

December 6
BC board backs land deal

December 5
BC eyes archdiocese land
Neighbors watch property sale

Earlier stories

Spotlight Report

Following is a list of older stories on the financial cost of the sexual abuse scandal. More recent stories are listed in the column to the left.

December 4
Church to sell residence
Humbling move marks change

November 22
O'Malley said to eye closings

October 27
Church sells South End respite

October 16
8 high schools go independent
Parishioners adrift after closing

October 10
Church sold house for $2.55m

October 2
Fund-raising shows increase

September 27
O'Malley pick for charity hailed

September 10
Church to mortgage property
Archdiocese facing new strains

September 2
Church to sell Milton estate

August 3
O'Malley has fund-raising touch

July 2
O'Malley faces many challenges

June 28
Lennon criticized over closing

June 23
Families rally to save school

June 18
Parishes lagging on payments

June 13
Catholic charity head to resign

June 12
School closing is protested

June 11
School in S. Boston to close

May 23
N.H. church, victims reach deal

May 22
Church will end AIDS Ministry

May 17
Church: Drive raised $200m

May 7
Church to post budget details

May 6
Fourth church school to close

April 25
Lennon launches fund-raiser

April 9
Charity to take Voice donation

April 2
Charities weighs accepting gift

April 1
Church refuses group's money

March 9
Catholic schools struggling

March 5
Deep cuts loom in spending

February 1
More schools set to close

January 30, 2003
Students mourn school closing
Lennon finds financial squeeze

January 29, 2003
Catholics schools to close

January 25, 2003
Bishops blocked bankruptcy

January 10, 2003
Worcester details settlements
15 settle against Jesuits

December 23
Lennon picks sites for sale

December 22
Church seeking donations

December 15
New total on church insurance

December 5
Law given OK to seek Ch. 11

December 4
Advisers to weigh bankruptcy

December 3
Insurers tied to church options

December 2
Bankruptcy hint clouds talks

December 1
Church weighs bankruptcy

November 27
N.H. diocese OK's settlement

November 26
Church claim coverage lacking

October 11
N.H. diocese settles with 16

September 30
Church mortgages Law's home

September 20
Catholic Charities to make cuts

September 19
BC trustee urges donation curb

August 24
Charities cancels fund-raiser

August 23
Donations to Charities decline

August 16
Ruling protects church in suit

August 6
Official details money crunch

August 2
Bankruptcy is called an option

July 3
Settlement counters claim

June 20
Archdiocese, lawyers truce

June 17
Church speeds budget cuts

May 6
Parishes distance from Law

May 5
Church weighs borrowing
Some say 'no' to Law appeal

April 30
Church balks at Geoghan costs
Pastor rejects drive led by Law

April 29
Law makes pitch for funds

April 27
$500,000 Yawkey gift to church

April 22
Money not a Vatican concern

April 14
Catholic Charities paid bus bill

April 13
Agency's use of charity eyed

April 11
Catholic Charities is hurting

March 26
Catholic Charities plans cuts

March 21
Churches see falloff in giving

March 15
Diocese to close 3 schools

March 14
Archdiocese eyes fund-raising

March 12
Capital schedule extended

March 3
Sex cases may cost $100m

February 17
Little drop-off seen on giving


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