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Representation of the Salem witch trials, lithograph from 1892.

Was the last 'witch' of Boston actually a Catholic martyr?

Oct 29, 2017

By Mary Farrow

The last person hanged for witchcraft in Boston could be considered a Catholic martyr.  Read more

The relic of St. Maximilian Kolbe which will be venerated at the St. Francis Chapel in Boston's Prudential Center Mall.

A Boston mall chapel will house the relics of three saints

Oct 12, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

Relics of St. Faustina Kowalska, St. Maximilian Kolbe, and St. John Paul II will be coming to a Boston mall’s... Read more

Family tree research.

Looking for family history? Boston archdiocese is digitizing Catholic records

Jan 12, 2017

If you've been wanting to learn more about your family tree, a new online database is making the search easier... Read more

Boston Catholics are at the forefront of the fight against pot

Nov 4, 2016

By Mary Farrow

The Church in Boston is asking voters in Massachusetts to reject the legalization of recreational marijuana in the state next... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley speaks with CNA in Rome on Feb. 4, 2013.

Boston cardinal chides new Massachusetts buffer zone law

Aug 5, 2014

Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston has criticized a new Massachusetts law re-establishing buffer zones around abortion clinics after the old... Read more

Cardinal Seán O'Malley.

Church leaders pray for peace in wake of Boston bombing

Apr 16, 2013

Catholic leaders offered prayers and sent words of peace to those affected by the explosions at the Boston Marathon, encouraging... Read more