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    Below is a May 30 statement from Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley on the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, who was pinned down by a police officer kneeling on his neck before later dying in hospital May 25. In Boston we are physically miles away ...

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  • Cardinal O'Malley reacts to Floyd's killing

    Below is a May 30 statement from Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley on the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, who was pinned down by a police officer kneeling on his neck before later dying in hospital May 25. In Boston we are physically miles away ...

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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    On Sunday, May 17, we offered our Mass for the Sixth Sunday of Easter for healthcare workers -- doctors, nurses, support staff, those who do the cleaning and provide services -- all of those who are really putting their lives at risk to make sure everyone ...

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  • Catholic Charities' annual Spring Celebration goes virtual

    BRAINTREE -- Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston held its annual fundraiser, Spring Celebration: Compassion Now, in a virtual format on May 19. WCVB-TV anchor Mary Saladna hosted the 30-minute program, which was presented by the Cummings ...

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  • Parishes cautiously resume public Masses

    BRAINTREE -- After two months without in-person religious gatherings, parish staffs had to work cooperatively and creatively to resume public Masses during the weekend of May 23-24 while following the archdiocese's guidelines to ensure people's health ...

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  • Nobody said it would be easy, but you can manage your kids' screen use

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The theme song to the Disney Channel's old "Phineas and Ferb" cartoon series proclaims, "There's 104 days to summer vacation." Parents are forgiven for thinking, "Only 104?" They haven't see much difference between the end of classroom ...

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  • Holy warriors

    Almost exactly 100 years ago, on May 16, 1920, the Catholic ...
  • A mighty wind

    The giving of the Spirit to the new people of God crowns ...
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Obituary: Donna M. Morrissey, former Secretary for Public Relations and Communications


She brought energy and dedication to the Archdiocese of Boston's communications efforts when she was the secretary for public relations and communications of the archdiocese from 2001 to 2003. She was also the face of the archdiocese during some of the most difficult years of its more than 200 years of existence. Donna M. Morrissey died of complications of COVID-19 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, on May 22, 2020. She was 51 years old.

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


On Sunday, May 17, we offered our Mass for the Sixth Sunday of Easter for healthcare workers -- doctors, nurses, support staff, those who do the cleaning and provide services -- all of those who are really putting their lives at risk to make sure everyone is cared for during this pandemic.

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Catholic Charities' annual Spring Celebration goes virtual


BRAINTREE -- Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston held its annual fundraiser, Spring Celebration: Compassion Now, in a virtual format on May 19. WCVB-TV anchor Mary Saladna hosted the 30-minute program, which was presented by the Cummings Foundation. Throughout the event, instructions appeared onscreen explaining how viewers could donate to Catholic Charities online or via text message.

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Parishes cautiously resume public Masses


BRAINTREE -- After two months without in-person religious gatherings, parish staffs had to work cooperatively and creatively to resume public Masses during the weekend of May 23-24 while following the archdiocese's guidelines to ensure people's health and safety.

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Amid joy as Bethlehem reopens, Christians have uncertainty about future


BETHLEHEM, West Bank (CNS) -- Bethlehem residents returned to the Church of the Nativity as the holy site opened to visitors May 26 after being closed since March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But amid the joy was a feeling of uncertainty about their economic future, as pilgrims and tourists are not yet able to return.

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