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Parish defends late priest accused of abuse

St. Brendan’s holds a service for Lane

In an extraordinary outpouring of support for a priest accused of sexual abuse, hundreds gathered at St. Brendan’s Parish in Dorchester Thursday evening to attend a Mass for the Rev. James H. Lane, the parish’s beloved longtime pastor.

It was a quiet, intensely felt service until the end, when one of Lane’s oldest and closest friends, Harry Uhlman, rose to speak.

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