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Globe coverage of the scandal has been divided into nine categories:

Archive of coverage

September 2002

September 1
Rights of priests at issue in probes
Excerpts of interview with accused priest

September 4
Tentative deal set in Geoghan abuse suits
Man drops sexual abuse claims against two priests
Pioneering Fall River bishop to head troubled Fla. diocese
Diocese of Springfield releases files on abusive priest
Globe Editorial: A false accusation

September 5
No pact yet in Geoghan suits, victims' lawyer says
Defending Law, leading lawyer must roll with punches

September 6
Settlement seen close in Rhode Island cases
Op-Ed: Voice of the Faithful is not the church

September 7
Priest says he's 'disheartened' by church silence

September 8
$10m Geoghan deal is dwarfed by others
Commission to urge protection for accused priests

September 10
$13.5m settlement in R.I. clergy abuse cases
Lowell priest suspended on sexual misconduct report

September 12
Church clears Foster of sexual abuse charges
Deacon to lead church child advocacy office

September 13
Diocese records show more coverups
Priest is arraigned in alleged rape of boy in Rochester

September 15
Church reverses return of priest, extends inquiry
Abuse allegations rock Argentina, bastion of Catholicism

September 16
Church meets dissenting voices with silence
BC president opens campus to debate on faith
Dalton parish is told of sexual abuse probe

September 18
Former coach at BC High to face abuse charges
Victim never recovered from abuse, parents say

September 19
Geoghan victims agree to $10m settlement
BC trustee urges curb of Catholic donations
Law, church are cited in suit by alleged abuse victims
Former teacher to be arraigned on abuse charges

September 20
Settlement doesn't heal victims' hearts
Judge accepts settlement in Geoghan case
Victims get second-hand apology from church
Catholic Charities plans to cut services, consolidate

September 22
Abuse group fights diocese subpoena

September 23
Spotlight: Church faulted on slow pace of probes
Protesters organize at Cathedral of the Holy Cross
Adrian Walker: Worcester Diocese victimizes victims

September 24
Worcester bishop calls off subpoena
James Carroll: The church's escalator of change

September 25
Church eyes more legal rights for accused priests

September 26
Court tells diocese to release abuse files

September 27
Bristol's DA lists names of accused priests
Judge restricts use of records in Shanley case
R.I. child-protection panel has no victim of abuse

September 28
Archdiocese mortgages Law's home to pay debt
Law meets with his council on rights of accused priests

September 29
Oklahoma governor seeks to reform church

September 30
Stigmatine priest sued in abuse case

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