- Jul 12, 2020
An independent investigation found that allegations of child sexual abuse by a former Catholic bishop in Massachusetts were “unequivocally credible,” according to an executive summary of the report released Wednesday.
A Catholic chaplain at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has resigned at the request of the archdiocese after sending an email suggesting that the killing of George Floyd was not an act of racism and saying that Floyd “had not lived a virtuous life.”
Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski traveled from Springfield to the St. Louis Archdiocese as its newly named archbishop with this advice from his mother, Jean: “Don’t get a big head.”
Father Oliver Blanchette, the oldest Assumptionist in the world and beloved by many in the Worcester Diocese, died May 11 at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center in Worcester after a period of declining health. He was 104.
For all priests in the Diocese of Worcester, ministry to the sick and dying in these days of the coronavirus pandemic is changed. Nineteen priests in the diocese have been trained to be designated ministers to the sick
A Massachusetts diocese designated three new investigators in an effort to revamp its response to clergy abuse allegations.