The financial woes and the destabilizing effect they could have on the church’s social and educational work will be a constant backdrop to the pope’s Sept 22-27 visit to Washington, New York and Philadelphia.
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VENICE (Reuters) “Spotlight,” starring Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo as reporters working on The Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation of pedophile Roman Catholic priests, deals with just a fraction of sexual predation in the church, its director says.
BOSTON (Reuters) Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will face about 20 of his victims at a hearing next month when he will be formally sentenced to die for the 2013 attack.
He’s got the ear of Pope Francis in Rome, but Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley still has to get his hands dirty back home.
BOSTON (Reuters) “We can’t associate with that,” Brother Thomas Dalton, principal of Immaculate Heart of Mary School. “It would appear we were condoning it.”
SWAMPSCOTT, Mass. (RNS) When word spread that Boston native Moshe Twersky was among those murdered in a Jerusalem synagogue attack, local Jews grieved not only a native son but also a loss to a great rabbinic tradition.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (RNS) Leaders at a Cambridge mosque say Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev “disagreed with the moderate American-Islamic theology” of the mosque, but they never had “any hint” the brothers might be violent.