- Jan 15, 2021
A Catholic priest who delivered the homily at U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy’s funeral in 2009 has pleaded not guilty to child sexual abuse.
The Catholic Diocese of Fall River in Massachusetts has released a list of 75 clergy credibly or publicly accused of sexual abuse of a minor.
The Massachusetts Senate on Tuesday voted to override the Republican governor’s veto of legislation that expands access to abortion in the state, making the measure law.
Massachusetts’ Republican governor vetoed legislation on Thursday that would expand access to abortion in the state.
A priest was taken to the hospital with burns suffered in a fire at a church rectory in Massachusetts early Monday morning.
Called to the episcopacy in the middle of a pandemic, in mid-December, in wintry Western New England, Springfield Bishop William D. Byrne followed in the footsteps of St. Peter to stand beside the Risen Lord and promise to love Jesus and care for his people.