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Globe coverage of the scandal has been divided into nine categories:

Archive of coverage

November 2002

November 1
Accused Baptist pastor is protected by elders
Reinstated monsignor questions church policies
Alleged sex abuse victim considered killing monsignor

November 2
Bishops say policy not weakened
Everett church vandalism eyed for possible scandal tie

November 3
Quietly, cardinal moves back into the public eye

November 4
Cardinal begs for abuse victims' forgiveness
Text of Cardinal Law's remarks at Mass
Winchester congregation backs Baptist minister

November 5
Mandate to report clergy is altered in revised policy
Compare the revised church abuse policy to the original
Joan Vennochi: Cardinal Law's new leaf

November 6
Vatican weighs ban on gay seminarians
Eileen McNamara: Keeping the focus on the big picture

November 9
Sexual-abuse monitor favors police tipoffs
Despite support, Winchester pastor resigns

November 10
Bishops look to revise policy, assure critics
Young Catholics are hopeful for the future

November 11
Allegations in Ireland's church mirror Boston case

November 12
Bishop raps critics of sexual abuse policy
Text of remarks by Bishop Wilton Gregory
Joan Vennochi: It's Catholics' time to choose
James Carroll: A woman for our season

November 13
Cardinal Law leads US bishops' discussion on Iraq
Advocates for victims release names of accused priests
Church to meet with lawyers for alleged victims
Eileen McNamara: Answering to a higher authority
Globe Editorial: Compromised bishops

November 14
US bishops OK revised policy on sex abuse
Despite new policy, bishops say work just beginning
Teen declines to testify, so DA drops one Geoghan case
Boston-area nun placed on leave after abuse allegation
Judge tells archdiocese: Turn over priest files to plaintiffs

November 15
Church officials debating the limits of forgiveness
Judge asks probe of whether priest lied in affidavit

November 17
Convicted killer says Geoghan molested him
Lay group calls for unity, respect for church rules

November 18
Church marks its ties to justice system

November 20
Cardinal says he lacked the facts on abuse charges
Shanley allowed to mediate in complaint against priest
Op-Ed: To reform the church, laity must take action

November 22
Boston bishop is sued by former student

November 23
Church tries to block public access to priest files

November 24
Priest reinstated after false accusation is angry
Victim advocates urge tougher clerical abuse laws
Eileen McNamara: Waiting for answers from the church

November 25
Seminary ouster of outspoken gay points up issues
Newton parish welcomes reinstated monsignor
Law shares prayers, feast, hope with Muslims

November 26
Judge finds church records, Law at odds
Archdiocese coverage for abuse claims found lacking
Cardinal Law, Voice of the Faithful to meet

November 27
In first meeting with lay group, Law seeks answers
N.H. diocese agrees to pay more than $5m in settlements
Eileen McNamara: Why female victims go unheard

November 29
Some in US question Vatican's strong hand

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