BOSTON Roman Catholic Archdiocese reported to County Prosecutors the names of 87 alleged offenders among the Cardinal's underlings in late January and early February.
This followed the outcry over the trial of John J. Geoghan for molesting more than 130 children during more than 30 years as a priest, reports The Record, February 21 2002, p 11.
Bishop John McCormack of Manchester, New Hampshire, has stopped seven priests from ministry, and released the names of seven whose allegations date from 1963 to 1987.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on 13 Feb 2002 put items about the subject on its website at www.usccb.org/comm/restoretrust.htm
A: Guidelines for handling clergy abusing children; Feb 19 2002.
B: Fathers would make the best "Fathers"; how to select minsters; Mar 4 02
##: Mainstream "Media Abuse", saying R.C's. trying to bypass civil law The Record, Perth, Jan 17 02
##: Vatican's norms 'not in US dioceses' The Record Jan 17 02
##: Cardinal Law apologises on past abuse by priests The Record Jan 17 02
@@: Priests applaud as U.S. Cardinal Law says he will not resign The Record Jan 31 02
G: Boston R.C. Diocese reports 87 clergy The Record, Feb 21 02
H: Father Van Klooster in sex case hit in Bunbury court The West Australian Feb 26 02.
I: Father Kelly's escape to Belgium stymied The West Australian Feb 28 02.
E: Governor-General says sorry to abused woman The West Australian Mar 2 02.
D: Senator Heffernan a man possessed The Weekend Australian Mar 2-3 02
F: Paying for sins of the fathers The Weekend Australian Mar 2-3 02
J: Resign, U.S. R.C. priest abusers are told The West Australian Mar 5 02
FURTHER READING, continued
K: Hoopmann, Queensland Lutheran Pastor, denies sex charge The West Australian Mar 6 02
L: Father Geoghan -- Deal close on $60m U.S. sex payout The West Australian Mar 7 02
##: U.S. bishops act on sex problem The Record Mar 7 02
##: Adelaide's Archbishop Wilson defends Vatican guidelines The Record Mar 14 02
@@: Church sex sorrow not conscience move The West Australian Mar 19 02
@@: Section of "Church queries no-sex vow" The West Australian Tuesday March 19 02
@@: Pulpit blast for U.S. cardinal The West Australian Mar 26 02
@@: "Hollingworth dumped again" by a charity The West Australian Mar 28 02
@@: Priest abuse and abortion woman gets $2m payout in Los Angeles area The West Australian Wednesday Apr 3 02
@@: Bishop resigns over sex cleric in Ireland who abused dozens of boys The West Australian Wednesday Apr 3 02
@@: Scandal keeps lawyer busy with 250 clients in three continents The West Australian Wednesday Apr 3 02