Religion

Marshfield School Committee meeting. (WBZ-TV)

Marshfield Schools To Keep ‘Holiday’ Break

Some in Marshfield protested a decision to rename “Christmas Break.”

11/24/2014

Cardinal Sean O'Malley. (Photo credit CBS)

Boston Assignment To Clean Up Sex Abuse ‘Terrified’ Cardinal Sean O’Malley

Cardinal Sean O’Malley was “terrified” when the Vatican sent him to run the scandal-plagued Boston Archdiocese in 2003, he said in a “60 Minutes” segment that aired Sunday evening.

11/16/2014

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church in Scituate (Julie Loncich/WBZ-TV)

St. Frances X. Cabrini Parishioners Keep Vigil, 10 Years Later

Sunday marks 10 years since parishioners at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini began holding vigil.

10/26/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Pledge Of Allegiance Not Religious, Says Massachusetts Highest Court

The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools does not discriminate against atheists.

05/09/2014

Jamie Foxx (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Ozwald Boateng)

Opinion: Jamie Foxx’s Obama Is Our Lord And Savior Remark Is Ridiculous And Disturbing

No one can equate to God. And, it’s about time someone stood up to Jamie Foxx and his ilk to teach them that – or at least try to teach them that.

11/27/2012

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Mass. Catholic Bishops Urge Parishoners To Fight Govt. Birth Control Rule

The four Roman Catholic bishops of Massachusetts will urge parishioners to fight an Obama administration regulation requiring church-affiliated employers to cover birth control.

02/04/2012

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Mass. Catholic Bishops Weigh In On Gambling Bill

Massachusetts religious leaders have entered the debate over casino gambling.

09/17/2011

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New Bedford Barbershop Closed After Dead Birds Found In Basement

New Bedford health authorities found birds, both alive and dead, in the basement of Bad Boy Cuts barbershop.

08/18/2011

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