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Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley celebrates Mass at his Titular Church in Rome, Santa Maria Della Vittoria. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Cardinal O’Malley Praises Two Popes On Eve Of Canonizations

Boston Cardinal O’Malley said Popes John Paul II and John XXIII, both about to be canonized, connected with people in a personal way. WBZ-TV’s Paula Ebben reports

04/26/2014

John Durkin (Photo from Bates.edu)

Bates College Student From NH Found Dead In Italy

Authorities have found the body of a college football player from New Hampshire who went missing in Rome, Italy, a family member said on Saturday.

02/22/2014

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

File image (credit: AP)

Bradley Jay: ‘Fear The Bedbug!’

Click play to watch the video and see how many fear the bedbug and how they deal with their concerns. ( Caution: Video includes what may be an actual bedbug bite)

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/18/2013

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

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

WBZ-TV's Aaron Strader working in Vatican City. (Credit: WBZ-TV's Lisa Hughes)

Reporting From Rome: Cardinals Hold Final Meetings Ahead Of Tuesday Conclave

Cardinals held their final meetings this morning. One hundred fifty two cardinals were present, 28 spoke.

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

A WBZ-TV video camera takes aim at the crowds outside St. Peter's Basilica (Photo Credit: Aaron Strader)

Reporting From Rome: O’Malley Speculation Rampant Among Media

In the absence of information, there is rampant speculation. One Italian newspaper polled its writers — asking them to guess which Cardinals are now the leading candidates to become the next pope.

03/09/2013

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