This day in history, December 13: Boston’s Cardinal Law resigns amid priest sex abuse scandal

Associated Press via Chicago Tribune

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Dec. 13, 2002, Cardinal Bernard Law resigned as Boston archbishop because of the priest sex abuse scandal.

Click here to see the full Chicago Tribune front page from Saturday, December 14, 2002.

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