Tag: Cardinal Bernard Law

Since 2002, U.S. church has had strict protocols in place to address abuse

Since 2002, U.S. church has had strict protocols in place to address abuse

| January 9, 2018 | 2 Comments

The death of Cardinal Bernard Law opened “a lot of old wounds,” causing “much pain and anger in those who have suffered so much already,” Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley said Dec. 20, the day the Vatican announced Cardinal Law’s death.

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DiNardo: With cardinal’s death, keep abuse survivors ‘close in prayer’

DiNardo: With cardinal’s death, keep abuse survivors ‘close in prayer’

| December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops offered his prayers and condolences to family and friends of Cardinal Bernard Law, who died Dec. 20 in Rome, but at the same time he called abuse survivors “brave” and said the Catholic Church must keep them “close in prayer.”

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Cardinal Law, whose legacy was marred by sex abuse scandal, dies

Cardinal Law, whose legacy was marred by sex abuse scandal, dies

| December 20, 2017 | 3 Comments

Cardinal Bernard Law, who had been one of the United States’ most powerful and respected bishops until his legacy was blemished by the devastating sexual abuse of minors by priests in his Archdiocese of Boston, died early Dec. 20 in Rome at the age of 86.

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