Boston's Cardinal: Bernard Law, the Man and His Witness

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Lexington Books, Jan 1, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 335 pages
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Boston's Cardinal, a portrait of one of the most respected and influential leaders of the Catholic Church, provides a unique view of the Church in the modern world. Ever since the 1960s, when he spoke out courageously for racial justice as a young priest in Mississippi, Bernard Law has witnessed and participated in many of the struggles and events that have shaped American and Church history. An unusual childhood spent mainly in Latin America and the Caribbean prepared him for a vocation that has been marked from the beginning by outreach across racial, religious, and national boundaries. A gifted writer, Law recorded his reflections in the columns, speeches, and homilies that are assembled here. The book thus provides valuable insight into the man whom many consider to be the quintessential post-Vatican II bishop and into the role of the Catholic hierarchy in a time of social, political, and ecclesiastical turbulence. With the growing salience of religion in American public life, these writings on such topics as 'being Catholic and American, ' the Gulf War, urban violence, Northern Ireland, relations with Cuba, welfare, and affordable housing will be of interest to all who are concerned with advancing religiously grounded moral viewpoints in a pluralistic society.
  

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CNN.com - Boston's Cardinal Law resists calls for his resignation ...
Resisting calls for his resignation, Cardinal Bernard Law said Friday he wants to serve the Archdiocese of Boston with every fiber of my being
www.cnn.com/ 2002/ US/ 04/ 12/ church.abuse.law/ index.html

Online newshour: Church in Crisis -- May 13, 2002
Church in Crisis. Boston's Cardinal Law sits for a third day of depositions, angrily rejecting charges he acted with negligence. ...
www.pbs.org/ newshour/ bb/ religion/ jan-june02/ crisis_5-13.html

Why isn't Boston's Cardinal Law in jail? - By Chris Suellentrop ...
According to local polls, nearly half of Boston Catholics want Cardinal Bernard Law to resign in the wake of a child sex-abuse scandal involving pedophile ...
www.slate.com/ id/ 2062309/

BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Boston's cardinal considers his options
News Online's Peter Gould considers the pressure on Cardinal Bernard Law of Boston to resign over sexual abuse in his archdiocese
news.bbc.co.uk/ 1/ low/ world/ americas/ 2559015.stm

News/Features | Cardinal Law on the ropes
Ten years ago, in the midst of an earlier pedophile scandal, Cardinal Law called down the wrath of God on the media. Now the media are giving him hell
www.bostonphoenix.com/ boston/ news_features/ top/ features/ documents/ 02187944.htm

Japan Today - News - Boston's Cardinal Law resigns
Japan Today · Login | Register · Visit our Forum | Japan Today Friends >> · News · Features · New Posts · Popular Posts · Highest Rated · Friends...
archive.japantoday.com/ jp/ news/ 242761

Cardinal Law Faces Pressure To Resign Over Sex Scandals - The Tech
The Tech - mit's Oldest and Largest Newspaper and The First Newspaper Published on the Internet
www-tech.mit.edu/ V122/ N18/ Long_1_18.18w.html

Boston's Cardinal Law expected to offer resignation; Meets with ...
Bostons Cardinal Law expected to offer resignation; Meets with pope today to discuss sex-abuse scandal, bankruptcy.(NATION) from Washington Times, ...
findarticles.com/ p/ articles/ mi_hb5244/ is_200212/ ai_n19694426

Cardinal urges review of duty to refugees - The Boston Globe ...
Cardinal urges review of duty to refugees - Cardinal Bernard F. Law says the nations of the world must reevaluate : Encyclopedia.com
www.encyclopedia.com/ doc/ 1P2-7676212.html

LAW REVIEW
Electronic copy of this paper is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=963251. 809. CONNECTICUT. LAW REVIEW. V. OLUME ...
papers.ssrn.com/ sol3/ Delivery.cfm/ SSRN_ID963251_code203608.pdf?abstractid=963251& mirid=1

About the author (2002)

Romanus Cessario, O.P. is Professor of Systematic Theology at St. John's Seminary in Brighton, Massachusetts. Mary Ann Glendon is the Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

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