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March 23
Law's words frame new play

March 2
Wary Catholics return to church

January 25, 2004
Churches report attendance up

January 4, 2004
Dot parish struggles to survive

December 28
Hudson fill-in priest welcomed

December 12
Law prays daily for diocese

November 22
Assignment for Law expected

November 20
Policies on VOTF reconsidered

September 19
Crisis issues in church's future

September 18
Meeting ban at parish is lifted

August 4
O'Malley given warm welcome

August 1
Lawmakers see shades of gray

July 31
An angry protest, and prayers
Voices of protest and support
Three in crowd bound in hope
At BC, optimistic students watch

July 29
Lay group to engage O'Malley

July 24
Many outraged after AG's report

July 21
Law to skip bishop installation

July 18
O'Malley invites Law, victims

July 11
Bishops seek private opinions

Earlier stories

Spotlight Report

Statements on Cardinal Law's resignation

In the wake of Cardinal Bernard Law's resignation as archbishop of Boston, numerous organizations and officials issued statements:

 Cardinals and bishops
Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua, archbishop of Philadelphia
Cardinal Edward Egan, archbishop of New York
Archbishop Harry J. Flynn, archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Cardinal Francis George, archbishop of Chicago
Cardinal William H. Keeler, archbishop of Baltimore
Cardinal Roger Mahony, archbishop of Los Angeles
Cardinal Adam Maida, archbishop of Detroit
Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, archbishop of Washington
Bishop John B. McCormack, bishop of Manchester, N.H.
Bishop Daniel P. Reilly, bishop of Worcester

 Priests and nuns
Boston Priests Forum
Rev. Msgr. George W. Coleman, administrator of the Fall River Diocese
Rev. David Convertino, executive director of St. Anthony Shrine
Rev. Thomas P. Doyle, canon lawyer and victims' advocate
Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston

 Catholic groups
Association for the Rights of Catholics in the Church
William Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights
Carol McKinley, Faithful Voice
James E. Post, president of Voice of the Faithful
Parish Leadership Forum of the Archdiocese of Boston
Don Wedd, regional coordinator of Call to Action

 Other religious organizations and individuals
Greek Orthodox Diocese of Boston
Nancy K. Kaufman, executive director of Jewish Community Relations Council
Rev. Diane C. Kessler, executive director of Massachusetts Council of Churches
Rt. Rev. M. Thomas Shaw, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts
Nancy S. Taylor, United Church of Christ

 Victim groups
Susan Archibald, president of The Linkup
Barbara Blaine, president of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests
Joyce Strom, president of Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

 Politicians
US Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.)
US Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.)


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