After the abuse crisis, priests are considered guilty until proven innocent

Cardinal Law resigned as Archbishop of Boston after strong criticism of his handling of the abuse crisis

Pope Francis names Cardinal Sean O’Malley as the newest member of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

Thousands of records dating back to 1789 will be available to view online

Bishops Robert Reed and Mark O’Connell were ordained at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston

Protestors had hoped to reverse a decision by the Archdiocese of Boston to close St Frances X Cabrini church

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The producer of Spotlight, which chronicles The Boston Globe’s investigation into the cover-up of clerical abuse, spoke out after the film won best picture at Sunday’s ceremony

Tom McCarthy picked up the award for best original screenplay at Sunday night’s awards

Tom McCarthy says Catholics should not be put off seeing his Oscar-nominated film about the Boston Globe’s investigation into sexual abuse by clergy