Pope Francis Endorses Civil Unions For Same-Sex Couples For First Time As PopePope Francis has endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope, a major shift for the Vatican and Catholic Church.
MIT Catholic Chaplain Resigns Following George Floyd CommentsA Catholic chaplain at MIT has resigned over comments he made about the death of George Floyd.
Boston Archdiocese Says Churches Could Resume Masses As Early As SaturdaySome parishes could have masses as early as this coming weekend, but under strict new guidelines.
Boston Catholics Allowed To Eat Meat On Fridays During Lent Due To CoronavirusThe Archdiocese of Boston says Catholics do not have to abstain from eating meat on Fridays for the remainder of Lent, because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Leads Boston Archdiocese To Suspend All Daily And Sunday MassesThe Boston Archdiocese is suspending all daily and Sunday Masses as well as religious services in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Boston Globe Spotlight Team Uncovers Secret Children Of Catholic PriestsOne of the Boston Globe reporters made famous in the movie “Spotlight” has a new bombshell story on the Catholic Church – thousands of people claim they were fathered by priests.
Boston Archdiocese Settles 7 Alleged Priest Sex Abuse Cases, Attorney SaysA lawyer for seven people who say they were sexually abused by Roman Catholic priests says his clients have reached settlements involving financial compensation and counseling with the Boston Archdiocese.
Revere School Leaders, Pastor Resign After Possible Indecent Exposure IncidentsThe incidents allegedly occurred in a boy's bathroom at a Catholic school in Revere.
Boston Archdiocese's Top Education Official ResignsThe superintendent of schools for the Boston Archdiocese is resigning after five years leading the archdiocese's education system.
Conclave To Elect New Pope Begins March 12The long-awaited conclave to elect the next pope will begin next Tuesday, the Vatican announced Friday.
O'Malley: 'It's A Whole New Ballgame Now'When reporters asked Cardinal O'Malley if the resignation of Benedict XVI would affect who they choose next, O'Malley said "it's a whole new ballgame now."
Cardinal Sean O’Malley On Short List Of Pope Candidates?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.
Boston Archdiocese Raises $1.2 Million for Catholic PriestsThe Boston Archdiocese says it raised $1.2 million at its annual dinner to benefit the Clergy Funds, which pay for the care and well-being of its priests
Boston Archdiocese Welcomes 6 New PriestsThe 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.
Wellesley To Buy Church Property From Archdiocese For $3.8 MillionThe Boston Archdiocese has agreed to sell a former Wellesley parish that's been occupied for more than seven years by parishioners protesting the closing.