Boston Archdiocese

St. Mary of the Assumption School in Lawrence (photo credit: Bernice Corpuz)

Families Raise $335K, But Archdiocese Will Still Close Lawrence School

Parents of students at a Lawrence Catholic school say they feel deceived after hearing the school will close in June despite a successful fundraising campaign.

05/23/2011

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Boston Cardinal O’Malley Ordains Six New Priests

Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley has ordained six men into the priesthood.

05/21/2011

Cardinal Sean O'Malley (credit: NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Nuns Sue Boston Archdiocese Over Retirement Funds

An order of Roman Catholic nuns has sued the Boston Archdiocese and Cardinal Sean O’Malley after years of failed efforts to withdraw from a church-run pension fund.

03/21/2011

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Archdiocese Says Sale Listing Of Closed Church Was “Premature”

The Boston Archdiocese has pulled the real estate listing of a closed Roman Catholic church, saying it was causing confusion about its intentions for the property.

03/19/2011

William Emerson has been let go by the Boston Archdiocese over drug allegations.

Tewksbury Deacon Loses Job Over Drug Allegations

The Boston Archdiocese recently fired a well-known church deacon and prison chaplain amid accusations that he smuggled drugs into a local prison.

03/13/2011

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Watchdog Group Archdiocese Pedophile Priest List Released

A watchdog group is pushing Cardinal Sean O’Malley to release a promised list of suspected pedophile priests in Boston, highlighting a church document that indicates the list could include up to 40 names that haven’t been made public.

03/12/2011

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Boston Archdiocese Launches “Catholics Come Home” Campaign

Cardinal Sean O’Malley has launched a campaign aimed at bringing lapsed Catholics back to church.

03/09/2011

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Boston Cardinal O’Malley In Ireland Assessing Sex Abuse Response

Boston Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley is in Ireland conducting a Vatican-commissioned assessment of the Archdiocese of Dublin’s response to sexual abuse.

02/20/2011

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Scituate Parishioners Hopeful Vatican Will Reopen Church

Wednesday was day 2304 of the vigil inside the church of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini in Scituate.

02/16/2011

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Pope Ousts Alleged Abusers Who Were Priests In Boston Archdiocese

Three men who once worked as priests in the Boston Archdiocese have been ousted from the priesthood by Pope Benedict XVI after being accused of sex abuse. The Boston Archdiocese announced Friday that Frederick J. Cartier, Louis J. Govoni and Frederick Guthrie had been laicized.

02/12/2011

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