Obama’s controversial plan has been met with mixed reviews, but among those who support the order is Boston’s own Cardinal Sean O’Malley.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston says its annual appeal raised about $15.2 million in 2013, about $1 million more than the previous year.
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The Boston Archdiocese has ordained six men into the priesthood, including a surfing enthusiast, a one-time physical therapist and a 62-year-old former public employee.
Cardinal Sean O’Malley is continuing to push to resolve a dispute between the Obama administration and the Catholic church about covering contraception in health care plans.
Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley on Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the start of the clergy sex abuse crisis by reflecting on the enduring pain of the scandal.
The Boston Archdiocese’s roster of 159 clerics publicly accused of abusing minors is reportedly missing 70 people.
The head of the Boston Archdiocese is expressing his concerns about the “death with dignity” ballot initiative that’s been certified by the state.
A local priest has been placed on administrative leave after he was accused of sexually abusing a child during the 1980’s.
The Boston Archdiocese says four inactive priests have been defrocked after decades-old allegations of child sexual abuse.