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

O’Malley Plans Meeting Between Pope, Abuse Victims

Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley is organizing a meeting between Pope Francis and a group of sex abuse victims at the Vatican that he says is expected to take place “in the coming months.”

05/26/2014

Memorial Hall at Harvard University (WBZ-TV)

Catholic Church Condemns Black Mass Reenactment At Harvard University

A Black Mass celebrating Satan is scheduled to take place at Harvard University on Monday evening. It has outraged the Catholic Church, but the group holding the event says it’s educational.

05/08/2014

Pope Francis. (Photo credit TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Walsh Sends Letter Inviting Pope Francis To Visit Boston

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has sent a letter to Pope Francis, inviting him to visit Boston.

02/21/2014

Pope Francis. (Photo credit TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Pope Francis Eyeing U.S. Visit In 2015

Pope Francis intends to visit the United States in September of 2015, according to a report in the National Catholic Reporter.

01/24/2014

The Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston, Massachusetts.(credit: Douglas McFadd/Getty Images)

Boston Auxiliary Bishop To Head Maine Diocese

The Most Rev. Robert Deeley, auxiliary bishop of Boston, was named by Pope Francis to lead the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, the Vatican announced Wednesday.

12/18/2013

Pope Francis removes his own zucchetto and replaces it with one given to him by two Boston College students. (Photo courtesy: Boston College)

Pope Francis Trades Skull Caps With Two Visiting Boston College Students

Two Boston College students studying abroad in Europe stood in the audience as Pope Francis drove to mass on Wednesday, hoping to give him a personalized gift.

12/12/2013

Pope Francis. (Photo credit TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Pope’s Humility A Lesson For Us All

If only humility and conciliation were standard behavior for all people in power, what a better world we’d live in.

09/20/2013

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 Warns Church Must Find New Balance Or Fail

Pope Francis has warned that the Catholic Church’s moral structure might “fall like a house of cards” if it doesn’t balance its divisive rules about abortion, gays and contraception with the greater need to make it a merciful, more welcoming place for all.

09/19/2013

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)

Local Leaders React To Pope Francis’ Statements On Gay Priests

In a significant break with the past, Pope Francis appears to be reaching out to the gay community.

07/29/2013

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