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.
A lawyer released a list Wednesday of Roman Catholic priests and others affiliated with the church who have been accused of molesting children.
A prominent Boston community foundation has given a $100,000 grant to a new Catholic academy that’s become the city’s largest elementary school.
Cardinal Sean O’Malley says this Christmas he will pray for forgiveness, reconciliation at home, elimination of social inequality, and peace in Afghanistan, Iran and stability in Haiti.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston says it will freeze pensions for about 10,000 church secretaries, parochial school teachers and other lay employees.
Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley is ordaining two new bishops.
The Archdiocese of Boston announced Wednesday it’s placing new restrictions on a priest following accusations of sexual abuse of minors dating back to the 1970s and 1980s.
Boston Mayor Tom Menino says city Priests deserve a credit for the work they’re doing in the neighborhoods. WBZ’s Carl Stevens went to Dorchester to talk to two of those priests.
The Vatican’s highest court has ruled church leaders can consider the greater good of a diocese when closing a church, not just the health of an individual parish.
A small piece of wood Roman Catholics believe is a piece of the cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified is believed stolen from Boston’s cathedral.