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Boston Church Settles Wrongful Death Suit

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Boston Church Settles Wrongful Death Suit

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Boston Church Settles Wrongful Death Suit

Boston Church Settles Wrongful Death Suit

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The Catholic archdiocese of Boston settles a wrongful death lawsuit against a priest who had a long affair with a woman and fathered two children with her. The archdiocese also admits the priest was involved in her death, and agrees to a strong condemnation of sexual relations between priests and adult parishioners. Monica Brady-Myerov of member station WBUR in Boston reports.

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