Cardinal Sean O’Malley’s name has surfaced at the Vatican as a possible successor to Pope Benedict XVI, who is retiring at the end of this month.
“Viva il papa” the crowd was chanting……..”Grazie” responds the pope……but somehow this is just wrong……he can’t quit…he’s not dead yet!
The Boston Archdiocese has pulled the real estate listing of a closed Roman Catholic church, saying it was causing confusion about its intentions for the property.
Parishioners of the closed Holy Trinity Church in Boston are trying to block the sale of the South End property.
Wednesday was day 2304 of the vigil inside the church of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini in Scituate.
The Vatican has ruled that three western Massachusetts churches closed by the Springfield Diocese should remain open, including one that parishioners have occupied for two years.
WBZ Producer Jon MacLean speaks with Bernie McDade, who is leading an effort to meet with the Pope on behalf of clergy abuse victims.
Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley is ordaining two new bishops.
The Vatican’s highest court has ruled church leaders can consider the greater good of a diocese when closing a church, not just the health of an individual parish.