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Cardinal Law Steps Down as Archbishop of Boston

Cardinal Bernard Law resigns as head of Boston's troubled Roman Catholic archdiocese, amid continuing criticism of his handling of a sex-abuse scandal involving priests. Hear WBUR's Monica Brady-Myerov, NPR's Chris Arnold and National Catholic Reporter Vatican correspondent John Allen.

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NPR correspondent Chris Arnold is based in Boston. His reports are heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. He joined NPR in 1996 and was based in San Francisco before moving to Boston in 2001.