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8 clergymen are dismissed by the Vatican

Boston-area clerics accused of sexually abusing children

By Michael Levenson and Charles A. Radin
Globe Staff / March 18, 2006

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The Vatican has dismissed eight Boston-area clerics accused of sexually abusing children, including a monsignor who for two decades was the third-most-powerful official in the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston in addition to six other priests and a deacon, church officials said yesterday. (Full article: 1268 words)

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