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Priests, Sex, and Recovered Memory

Dear editor: Michael Miner’s February 18 piece in the Reader posits the theory that ex-priest Paul Shanley was the victim of a miscarriage of justice. Miner quoted Shanley as saying he “never had sex with a child” and “never forced anyone into sex.” Miner is perfectly willing to accept Shanley at his word, but spends […]

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A Lot of Anguish

I take exception to the comments and the tone of the article written by Steve Thomas [Our Town, “The End of a Scene”] published in the June 9, 1995, edition. For seven years, I fought off the city fathers and police department to maintain the freedom to congregate at the Belmont lot. Over the last […]