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Latest Sean O'Malley Items
Catholics led by Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston took their recent Mass to the Arizona-Mexico border to stage a transnational prayer event aimed at pressing President Obama to hold back on deportations and save lives.
Roman Catholic leaders made a rare visit to the border and celebrated Mass on Tuesday in the shadow of the fence separating the U.S. and Mexico, offering Holy Communion through the steel barrier to people on the Mexican side as they sought to bring attention to the plight of immigrants.
The head of the Roman Catholic church in Boston will travel to Arizona to join a group of seven other bishops on a tour of the U.S.-Mexico border and celebrate Mass on behalf of the nearly 6,000 migrants who have died in the U.S. desert since 1998.
Mayor Martin Walsh wants Pope Francis to visit Boston.
Pope Francis is assembling a panel of experts to advise him on sex abuse in the clergy — a task that will involve looking at how to protect children from pedophiles, how to better screen men for the priesthood and how to help victims who have already been harmed.
At least one cardinal is rooting for the Red Sox in the World Series.
Cardinal Sean O'Malley, archbishop of Boston, skipped Boston College's commencement Monday because of the involvement of Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, who supports a bill in his country that would allow abortion.
Federal prosecutors charged suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction in the deadly attack on the Boston Marathon, as the Obama administration opted for a civilian court with a possible death sentence over dubbing him an "enemy combatant" for investigative reasons.
The cardinals are gathering in Rome to select Pope Benedict XVI's successor — and calls are growing for someone hailing from the United States.