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Shanley case seen undercut by events

Prosecution faces unique challenges

By Ralph Ranalli
Globe Staff / January 17, 2005

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On a mild day in April 2002, a 24-year-old former altar boy walked past a pair of old-fashioned iron sconces and into Newton police headquarters, where he sat with a detective and told his story: that a Catholic priest, Paul R. Shanley, had forced sex on him repeatedly during the mid-1980s. (Full article: 1252 words)

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