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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:

ON THE WEB

Resources on the church and the abuse scandal

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 Official church sites

The Holy See
The Web site of the Vatican.
www.vatican.va

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops
www.usccb.org

 New England dioceses

Archdiocese of Boston
www.rcab.org

Diocese of Worcester
www.worcesterdiocese.org

Diocese of Springfield
www.diospringfield.org

Diocese of Fall River
www.fallriverdiocese.org

Diocese of Burlington, Vt.
www.vermontcatholic.org

Diocese of Manchester, N.H.
www.catholicchurchnh.org

Diocese of Portland, Me.
www.portlanddiocese.net

Diocese of Providence, R.I.
www.providiocese.com

Archdiocese of Hartford, Conn.
www.archdiocese-hartford.org

Diocese of Norwich
www.norwichdiocese.org

 Other dioceses

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops maintains a complete list of links to all US dioceses.
www.usccb.org/dioceses.htm

 Church-related organizations in the Boston area

Catholic School Office
Leadership and support services for the Catholic schools of the Boston Archdiocese.
www.abcso.org

Caritas Christi
The Catholic healthcare system of the Boston Archdiocese.
www.caritaschristi.org

Massachusetts Catholic Conference
The Conference assists bishops of the four Massachusetts Roman Catholic dioceses.
www.macathconf.org

St. John's Seminary
Seminary in Brighton, Mass.
www.sjs.edu

Blessed John XXIII National Seminary
Seminary in Weston, Mass.
www.blessedjohnxxiii.org

Boston Catholic Television
Catholic cable channel based in Newtonville
www.catholictv.org

Boston Catholic Radio
Radio ministry of the Archdiocese of Boston
www.bostoncatholic.com/welcome.html

Deaf Catholic Community
Information about Boston's deaf Catholic community
www.deafcatholic.org

Office for Youth Ministry
Advocating youth ministry in the Archdiocese of Boston http://www.oymboston.org/

Opus Dei Awareness Network
Massachusetts-based group providing information on the Opus Dei organization.
www.odan.org

 Other church-related groups

Association for the Rights of Catholics in the Church
Massachusetts-based association of lay and clerical Catholics.
www.arcc-catholic-rights.org

Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights
The nationís largest Catholic civil rights organization, based in New York.
www.catholicleague.org

National Association of Church Personnel Administrators
Membership organization providing services to church personnel.
www.nacpa.org

National Catholic Educational Association
Professional group representing more than 200,000 Catholic educators.
www.ncea.org

National Federation of Priests' Councils
Membership organization representing Roman Catholic clergy.
www.nfpc.org

Pax Christi USA
National Catholic pacifist movement.
www.paxchristiusa.org

St. James Society
Association of priests providing support services to dioceses.
http://www.socstjames.com/

 Church reform groups

Call to Action USA
Independent church reform organization.
www.cta-usa.org

Corpus: National Association for an Inclusive Priesthood
Group promoting the inclusion of married men and women in the Catholic priesthood.
www.corpus.org

Dignity USA: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Catholics
The largest gay Catholic organization in the United States.
www.dignityusa.org

Married Priests
Support group exploring celibacy issues and providing support for married clergy.
marriedpriests.org

Rainbow Sash Movement
Association of gay Catholic activists.
www.rainbowsashmovement.org

Rent-a-Priest
Association of married clergy.
www.rentapriest.com

Voice of the Faithful
A Boston-area group advocating for greater lay involvement in the governance of the church.
www.votf.org

 Victims' groups

The Advocate Times
New York-based support group for clergy abuse victims.
alterboys.tripod.com/Faith/Clergy_Abuse_x.html

AdvocateWeb
Resources for victims of sexual abuse.
www.advocateweb.org

The Linkup: Survivors of Clergy Abuse
Kentucky-based support group for clergy abuse victims.
www.thelinkup.com

Survivors First
Support and information for victims of clergy sexual abuse.
www.survivorsfirst.org

Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP)
Nationwide support group for clergy abuse victims.
www.survivorsnetwork.org

Speak Truth To Power (STTOP)
Advocacy group for clergy abuse victims www.sttop.org

 Catholic charity organizations

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Boston
www.ccab.org

Catholic Social Services, Diocese of Fall River
www.cssdioc.org

Office of Social Concern, Diocese of Springfield
www.diospringfield.org/socialconcern

Catholic Charities Worcester County
www.ccworc.org

Catholic Charities USA (national office)
www.catholiccharitiesusa.org

 Catholic link collections / information sites

American Catholic
Catholic information clearinghouse and publisher
www.americancatholic.org/News/ClergySexAbuse

Catholic.org
News, information, and resources for Catholics.
www.catholic.org

Catholiclinks.org
Collection of Web links related to Catholicism.
www.catholiclinks.org

Catholic-USA.com
Collection of links to official US Catholic Web sites and sites endorsed by the Catholic church.
http://www.catholic-usa.com/welc_links.html

 Catholic press

America magazine
A national weekly Catholic magazine.
www.americamagazine.org

The Catholic Free Press
The official newspaper of the Diocese of Worcester.
www.worcesterdiocese.org/news/cfp/CFP.html

Catholic News Service
The official news arm of the American Catholic Church, operated by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops.
www.catholicnews.com

Catholic Press Association
Member organization for American and Canadian Catholic media.
www.catholicpress.org

Catholic World News
An independent news organization, affiliated with the Catholic World Report, that reports on news of the Catholic Church.
www.cwnews.com

Catholic World Report
A magazine affiliated with the Catholic World News Web site.
www.catholic.net/rcc/Periodicals/Igpress/cwr2.html

Catholic.net
A clearinghouse for leading Catholic magazines, newspapers, and other resources.
www.catholic.net

Commonweal magazine
An independent, liberal opinion review of religion, politics, and culture, edited by Catholics.
www.commonwealmagazine.org

Crisis Magazine
A monthly lay Catholic magazine.
www.crisismagazine.com

Crossroads Independent Catholic student newspaper at Boston College
www.bccrossroads.com

Latin Mass Magazine
A magazine dedicated to the preservation of the Latin Mass and traditional Catholic thought.
www.latinmassmagazine.com

National Catholic Register
An independent weekly Catholic newspaper.
www.ncregister.com

National Catholic Reporter
A weekly lay Catholic newspaper.
www.natcath.com

Our Sunday Visitor
A weekly Catholic newspaper.
www.osvpublishing.com

The Pilot
The official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Boston.
www.rcab.org/pilot.html

The Tablet
A weekly lay Catholic newspaper from Great Britain.
www.thetablet.co.uk

The Wanderer
A national weekly lay Catholic journal.
www.thewandererpress.com

 Coverage of the abuse crisis from other media outlets

Clergy Abuse Tracker (from the Poynter Institute)
Archive of coverage of the clergy abuse scandal from media outlets nationwide, plus links.
www.poynter.org/clergyabuse/ca.htm

Baltimore Sun
www.sunspot.net/news/local/bal-priestscandals.special

Boston Herald
toa.hiasys.com

Boston Phoenix
www.bostonphoenix.com/pages/cardinal.htm

Cleveland Plain Dealer
www.cleveland.com/abuse

Dallas Morning News  (registration required)
www.dallasnews.com/religion/stories/041702dnrelbg.852d3201.html

Detroit Free Press
www.freep.com/index/religion.htm

Detroit News
www.detnews.com/religion/index.htm

Hartford Courant
www.ctnow.com/news/local/hc-egan-sg.storygallery

(Joliet, Ill.) Herald News
www.suburbanchicagonews.com/heraldnews/focus/churchabuse/

Los Angeles Times  (registration required)
www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-church-scandal.storygallery?null

(Louisville, Ky.) Courier-Journal
www.courier-journal.com/localnews/churchabuse.htm

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
www.jsonline.com/news/state/churchabuse

Minneapolis Star-Tribune
www.startribune.com/stories/1697/

(Nashua, N.H.) Telegraph
www.nashuatelegraph.com/Main.asp?SectionID=25&SubSectionID=355&ArticleID=51828

National Public Radio
www.npr.org/news/specials/priests

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/special/probpriests.nsf/front?openview&count=2000

St. Petersburg Times  (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
http://www.sptimes.com/2002/04/28/Worldandnation/Why.shtml

Time Magazine
www.time.com/time/2002/church/index.html

Washington Post  (registration required)
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/nation/specials/aroundthenation/religion/

Worcester Telegram & Gazette
www.telegram.com/crisisinthechurch/index.html

Yahoo! News
news.yahoo.com/fc?tmpl=fc&cid=34&in=us&cat=catholic_church_abuse_scandal

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly  (PBS / WNET-TV New York)
www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics

 Documents

FindLaw Legal News
Collection of legal documents related to clergy abuse cases.
news.findlaw.com/legalnews/documents/archive_r.html#religion


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