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

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The Rev. Paul Shanley case

Documents are listed in chronological order. The size of each file is indicated.

Account of speech delivered by Shanley in which he discussed homosexuality
October 4, 1977  (Multiple pages)

Shanley is quoted in a gay magazine speaking positively about man-boy love
February 1979  (73k)

Cardinal Medeiros calls Shanley a 'troubled priest' in a lengthy letter to the Vatican
February 12, 1979  (Multiple pages)

Cardinal Medeiros appoints Shanley associate pastor at St. John the Evangelist Parish
April 12, 1979  (58k)

Priest recommends Shanley be provided room and board while on sick leave in Calif.
January 16, 1990  (55k)

Shanley writes to a Boston church official, asking to be granted retirement
March 14, 1991  (62k)

Rev. McCormack calls Shanley 'a sick person' in a letter to Bishop Hughes
December 9, 1991  (52k)

Cardinal Law grants Shanley senior priest retirement status
February 29, 1996  (57k)

Cardinal Law writes to Cardinal O'Connor regarding a possible Shanley appointment
June 12, 1997  (48k)

Cardinal Law is informed that Shanley's application has been rejected
June 18, 1997  (39k)

A church official informs Shanley that some of the restrictions on him have been lifted
September 6, 1997  (58k)

Cardinal Law is deposed regarding his handling of Shanley
June 5 and 7, 2002  (Multiple pages)

Cardinal Law apologizes to San Bernardino bishop for transfer of Shanley
June 19, 2002  (2k)


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