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Statement of U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Committee Chairman on Pregnancy Help Appreciation Week


WASHINGTON – Across the United States, approximately 2,750 pregnancy help centers offer life-affirming support to pregnant and parenting women in need. Some of these centers have been the targets of violence, vandalism, and an orchestrated campaign to malign their good names. In recognition of their contribution to the common good, and in observance of Pregnancy […]

Cardinal O’Malley – Praying for Lewiston

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Hello and welcome, Our nation, once again, is witnessing a horrific and senseless act of violence with the rampage of deadly shootings in Lewiston, Maine.  We again see innocent people gunned down while living their lives with family and friends.  We again hear calls for thoughts and prayers, and we should.  But that is not […]

Cardinal O’Malley to Celebrate Ribbon Cutting of Mixed-Income, Mixed-Tenure Housing at Morton Station Village in Mattapan

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WHAT:  Cardinal Seán O’Malley will join the Planning Office for Urban Affairs of the Archdiocese of Boston and Caribbean Integration Community Development to celebrate the dedication of Morton Station Village, 40 units of mixed-income, mixed-tenure housing — 28 rental apartments and 12 affordable homeownership units with green space — in Mattapan, adjacent to the Morton […]

Bishops Urge Public to Contact Legislators on Physician Assisted Suicide Bills

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BRAINTREE — The Massachusetts Catholic Conference (MCC) is urging parishes to sound the alarm about two bills which would legalize physician-assisted suicide in Massachusetts. In an Oct. 18 statement, which the MCC requested be made available in churches throughout the Archdiocese of Boston on the weekend of Oct. 28 and 29, Catholics are encouraged to […]

Planning Office Gain Ownership of Our Lady’s Guild House

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 Two non-profit Boston-based affordable housing developers, the Planning Office for Urban Affairs (the Planning Office) and Fenway Community Development Corporation (Fenway CDC), have purchased Our Lady’s Guild House (OLGH), in order to preserve the building as permanent affordable housing in the Fenway neighborhood. This acquisition was made possible by financing provided by the City of […]