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October 25
Victims could now collect

October 2
Geoghan's sister hits guards

October 1
Geoghan's sister to speak

September 27
Conviction erasure protested
Druce is hospitalized again
Guard ad seeks understanding

September 24
Inquiry: Druce beaten as child

September 20
Druce pleads not guilty in slay
Geoghan claims guard assault

September 14
Report says Druce in a rage

September 13
Letter: Druce abused as a boy

September 12
Geoghan bore guards' abuse
Lawyer: Mail deluges accused

September 11
Expanded panel is sought

September 8
Druce is returned from hospital

September 5
Geoghan consultant ties eyed

September 4
Conflict raised on consultant

September 3
Bias concerns raised in probe

September 2
No new panel members seen

August 31
Geoghan panel to expand

Earlier stories

Spotlight Report

Following is a list of older stories on the case of former priest John Geoghan. More recent stories are listed in the column to the left.

August 29
Group assails prison guards
Geoghan is buried in Brookline

August 28
Priest in 'aggressive' case unit
Records show Druce as deviant
Record voiding is challenged

August 27
Geoghan not let into Concord
Death voids priest's conviction
Prison units see volatile mixes

August 26
Monthlong plot to kill Geoghan
Alleged killer led troubled life

August 25
Geoghan was tied and beaten
Death doesn't end suffering
Similiarities in 1988 crime
Priest seen as a prison target

August 24
Geoghan is strangled in prison
Geoghan led a troubled life

February 14
At first, bishop urged rest

February 5
Aide's interest in priest's future

January 15
Law details view on complaint

January 14
No parole hearing for victim

November 17
Convict says he was molested

November 14
DA drops one Geoghan case

October 4
17 file suit against Geoghan

September 20
Settlement doesn't heal hearts
Judge accepts settlement
Victims get 2d-hand apology

September 19
Geoghan settlement approved

September 8
Settlement dwarfed by others

September 5
Lawyer: No Geoghan pact yet

September 4
Tentative deal in abuse suits

August 30
Rape charges are reinstated

August 8
Judge weighs Geoghan suit

August 8
Judge weighs Geoghan suit

August 7
Testimony turns to statements

August 6
Official details money crunch

August 3
Law regrets wording on pact

August 2
Geoghan lawyers, church spar

August 1
Hearing weighs settlement

July 27
Settlement arguments offered

July 26
Lawyers, church: Talks stalled

July 19
2d Geoghan trial in October

July 17
Church said not party to deal

July 13
Judge: Church power with Law

July 10
Judge's mediator ruling upheld

July 9
Mediators try deposition block

June 6
All abuse cases to one judge

May 25
Request to consolidate cases
Appeal filed to restore case

May 14
Law deposition ends, for now

May 11
Cardinal questioned for 2d day

May 10
Law pressed on Geoghan

May 9
Law recalls little on abuse case

May 8
Verbal OK could bind church
Strategy on liability lacking
Profile of Geoghan judge

May 7
Judge orders Law questioning

May 4
Archdiocese abandons deal

April 30
Church balks at Geoghan costs

March 23
Bishop Daily breaks silence

March 21
Dismissal to be appealed

March 12
86 Geoghan suits settled

March 9
Abuse settlement in works
Lawyers, judge discuss case

March 8
Geoghan charges are too late

March 7
Lawyer: Negotiations continue

March 6
Church working to settle suits

March 5
$20m deal accord in cases

February 23
Geoghan case now in hands of judge

February 22
Geoghan receives 9-10 years for molesting child
History of case may have influenced severity of term

February 21
Alleged Geoghan victim testifies

February 12
Geoghan seeks dismissal of rape charge

January 29
Jurors defend Geoghan decision

January 28
Archdiocese sped retirement process

January 26
Law visits Geoghan parish

January 26
Accusers' accounts tell of abuse and its scars

January 25
In letters, Geoghan showed self in denial
'Appropriate' steps promised
Geoghan probed back in 1986

January 24
Documents show support
Officials avoided confronting priest
Letters exhibit gentle approach toward priest
Memos offer split view of priest

January 20
Geoghan's alleged victims set hopes on his next trial

January 19
Geoghan found guilty of abuse
Next trial is set for February

January 18
Jurors hold fate of former priest

January 17
Man testifies Geoghan fondled him

January 16
Doctors lacked expertise

January 15
Slow start for Geoghan trial

January 14
Property moved to trust

January 8
Carroll: Priests' victims victimized twice

January 7
Spotlight: Geoghan preferred poorer children
Geoghan's troubled history

January 6
Church allowed abuse by priest for years
Abuse left family in shreds


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