Tag: Cardinal 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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The ‘hurt is still there,’ says Cardinal O’Malley at news conference

The ‘hurt is still there,’ says Cardinal O’Malley at news conference

| Mark Labbe | December 21, 2017 | 7 Comments

Journalists crowded into a room in the Archdiocese of Boston’s Braintree headquarters Dec. 20 as Cardinal Sean O’Malley answered questions following the death of Cardinal Bernard Law, whose death was officially announced by the Vatican earlier that day.

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Cardinal Law’s funeral celebrated at Vatican

Cardinal Law’s funeral celebrated at Vatican

| December 21, 2017 | 10 Comments

Cardinal Bernard F. Law, who resigned as archbishop of Boston when it became clear he had knowingly transferred priests accused of sexually abusing children, made mistakes as all people do, Cardinal Angelo Sodano said at his funeral.

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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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