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Archdiocese of Boston - Latest News
Aug 28, 2020 - 10:30 am .- A Boston priest has apologized for a social media post in which he said he believes in the “right to choose” and endorsed former vice president Joe Biden. The post, made Sunday, received widespread media attention and prompted a statement from Cardinal Sean O’Malley. 
Aug 27, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- The Archdiocese of Boston has issued a letter to priests, principals of parish schools, and the leaders of Catholic institutions affiliated with the archdiocese, warning against sharing overtly political posts on social media.
Aug 26, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- In a statement to CNA, Msgr. Paul Garrity stated that he has considered himself “Pro-Life” since he was ordained a priest in 1973, despite his support for legal protection for abortion. 
Aug 4, 2020 - 02:35 pm .- After President Donald Trump said Sunday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, perpetrator of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, should be put to death, the Archdiocese of Boston said justice calls for life in prison, not the death penalty.
Aug 3, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- State police are investigating two fires at Sacred Heart Church in Weymouth, Massachusetts, as arson. Both fires began overnight Sunday.
Jul 12, 2020 - 10:50 am .- Boston police are investigating an arson attack on a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary Saturday night, the second attack on a statue of the Virgin Mary in two days.
Apr 26, 2020 - 02:01 pm .- The Archdiocese of Boston has assembled groups of priests — living together in strategic locations close to hospitals— to administer the anointing of the sick to COVID-19 patients. 
Mar 30, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- As Catholic dioceses and parishes begin to cut staff during the coronavirus pandemic, they could be eligible for unprecedented federal relief to keep their employees on their payrolls.
Nov 22, 2019 - 12:05 pm .- An independent investigation into the Archdiocese of Boston’s St. John’s Seminary has found incidents of sexual misconduct but no seminary-wide culture of abuse.  
Oct 12, 2018 - 11:47 am .- The Archdiocese of Boston announced Thursday that it is expanding its sex abuse investigation to include all three of its seminaries.
Dec 19, 2017 - 09:38 pm .- Cardinal Bernard Law has died after a brief hospitalization due to a congenital heart condition, according to sources close to the cardinal and a report from the Boston Globe. He was 86 years old.
Jan 14, 2017 - 10:39 am .- On Saturday it was announced that Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston has yet another reason to come to Rome, with his appointment as the newest member of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
Sep 9, 2016 - 05:03 pm .- The Capuchin keepers of the relics of the late mystic Padre Pio are sending the saint’s heart to Boston for his feast day.
Aug 18, 2013 - 04:02 pm .- After a long period of struggle in finances and church attendance, a new pastoral plan in the Boston archdiocese emphasizes evangelization while encouraging parishes to share their resources.
Jun 27, 2013 - 02:01 am .- The Archdiocese of Boston verified that an Austrian priest will not be allowed to speak on archdiocesan property during a stop on his U.S. speaking tour due to his dissenting views on Catholic teaching.
Apr 15, 2013 - 03:12 pm .- As local police report at least two people dead and dozens injured following a pair of explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the archdiocese has asked for prayers for the victims.

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