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February 2003

February 1
Victim lawyers report files on 24 more priests
At least two more Catholic schools to close in June

February 3
SJC to consider three-year limit on abuse cases
Frequent protester arrested outside N.H. church

February 5
Lennon gave advice on reassigned priest
Police warned archdiocese about priest's activities
Prosecutors dismiss charges against two clerics
Former Law aide was concerned about Geoghan's future
Deacon was hired in N.C. over Law's objections

February 7
Church board dismissed accusations by females

February 8
Cardinal Law plans to be chaplain at Md. convent

February 11
Abuse records on nine more priests released

February 12
Church kept priest's note of apology from victim
Demonstrators assail counselor's memo on victim

February 13
Former aide to Law testifies in abuse probe

February 14
Second priest, a Law critic, cleared of abuse charge

February 15
At first, bishop urged rest for Geoghan

February 16
Lennon's rise: from shy schoolboy to the chancery

February 17
Priest hits Springfield diocese for abuse dealings

February 20
Judge rules lawsuits against church can proceed
Cleared of abuse, priest returns to his supportive parish
Cardinal Law goes on private retreat at Pa. monastery

February 24
Wayland priest accused of abuse is reinstated
Cardinal Law set to face criminal grand jury

February 25
Lennon to launch 'healing' initiative during Lent
Late priest admitted abuse to church, records show

February 26
Law testifies before criminal grand jury
Church seeks higher jurisdiction in abuse lawsuits

February 27
Victim admits accusation against priest was mistake
Former secretary to Law testifies before grand jury
Pope moves to oust abusive clergy more quickly

February 28
Cleared Wayland priest questions process
Church, Shanley plaintiffs spar over court dates
Church leaders recommended cleric amid concerns

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