Cardinal Sean O’Malley

Cardinal Sean O’Malley meets with Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio at his residence in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 2010 as part of a visit to South America. (Credit: Pilot photo from CardinalSeansBlog.org)

Keller @ Large: Future Of Catholic Church Looks Bright

Sean Cardinal O’Malley, the Archbishop of Boston, is the happiest man on the planet today, because he’s not the new Pope.

03/14/2013

Pope Francis addresses the crowd on the balcony of St Peter's Basilica's after being elected the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church on March 13, 2013 at the Vatican. (Photo credit FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Won’t Meet With Benedict Yet, Will Celebrate Mass With Cardinals

The newly-elected Pope Francis will celebrate Mass Thursday with the cardinals who elected him, but he won’t meet with his predecessor just yet.

03/14/2013

Lisa Hughes in St. Peter's Square. (Photo by Aaron Strader)

Reporting From Rome: Witnessing History At The Vatican

Pope Francis I is beginning the first day of his new life as the spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church.

03/14/2013

Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio Of Argentina Elected As Pope Francis I

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina has been elected as the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church.

03/13/2013

Cardinal Sean O’Malley meets with Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio at his residence in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 2010 as part of a visit to South America. (Credit: Pilot photo from CardinalSeansBlog.org)

New Pope Shares Similarities With Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley

The new Pope shares some similarities to Cardinal Sean O’Malley.

03/13/2013

Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley at Mass at The Vatican Tuesday morning. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Jay Borselle)

Black Smoke, No Pope Yet As Cardinals Begin Voting At Vatican

The first vote was held around 2:40 p.m. Boston time and black smoke emerged from the Sistine Chapel chimney at the Vatican, signalling no pope has been chosen yet.

03/12/2013

Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O'Malley at St. Peter's Basilica on March 6, 2013 in Vatican City. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cardinal O’Malley

Cardinal O’Malley has been serving parts of Massachusetts since 1992, when, as Bishop, he was chosen to lead the Diocese of Fall River. He has been serving Boston for about a decade. But here are five things you may not have known about him.

03/12/2013

David Clohessy of SNAP

Sex Abuse Victims’ Group Says Cardinal O’Malley Has Not Done Enough

While Cardinal Sean is often applauded as a reformer after the sexual abuse crisis in Boston, SNAP put him on its “dirty dozen” list of possible popes, accusing him of withholding the names of some abusive priests.

03/11/2013

Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O'Malley celebrates Mass March 11, 2013 for the seminarians at the North American College in Rome (Photo courtesy: The Pilot/ George Martell)

Papal Conclave: Cardinal Sean O’Malley Still Among Front-Runners

Vatican officials say it is possible the cardinals may decide not to vote Tuesday, but if they do, it would be late in the day.

03/11/2013

Cardinal Sean O'Malley celebrating Sunday Mass. (Credit: Aaron Strader)

Reporting From Rome: O’Malley Makes Last Public Appearance Before Conclave

If Roman waiters and cab drivers are any indication, Cardinal Sean has the popular vote.

03/10/2013

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