BOSTON (RNS) — The data will help individuals hoping to trace back their family ancestry, as well as historians, genealogists, economists and other scholars looking for bulk data for their research.
(RNS) Cardinal Sean O’Malley said the investigation will look into the allegations as well as the 'culture of the seminary regarding the personal standards expected and required of candidates for the priesthood.'
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The disgraced former archbishop of Boston's failures to stop child molesters in the priesthood sparked what would become the worst crisis in American Catholicism.
(RNS) Angry their parish would be closed in the wake of the clergy sexual abuse crisis, around 100 parishioners took turns sleeping overnight in the church.
(RNS) “This activity separates people from God and the human community, it is contrary to charity and goodness, and it places participants dangerously close to destructive works of evil," the Archdiocese of Boston said.
(RNS) Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley on Thursday kicked off an ambitious, four-year project to reorganize the archdiocese’s 288 parishes into approximately 135 ``parish collaboratives,'' each headed by a single pastor and served by a ministry team. By G. Jeffrey MacDonald.