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Cardinal O'Malley on 9/11 Attacks: "We Commit to Never Forget"

Below is a statement from Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley on the 20th anniversary of September 11th attacks.

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Archdiocese of Boston Update to COVID Protocols August 26, 2021

What follows is an update to the Archdiocesan protocols with regard to COVID safety measures. It is to be seen as a complement to the Catholic Schools Office directives issued on August 25, 2021. These measures take effect on the weekend of Labor Day (September 4 and 5).

The Archdiocese of Boston will remain closely in touch with Governor Baker’s office, and will adjust these protocols, if necessary, in response to any change in the State mandates.

Regarding Safety Precautions at Masses

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U.S. Bishops’ Chairman Grateful to Senate for Passing Infrastructure Bill, Signals Need for Additional Action

August 10, 2021

WASHINGTON - Following passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act in the U.S. Senate, Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of the Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, issued the following statement:

Housing Aid Flush Despite Historic Spike in Spending

February, March Allocations Surpassed Usual Annual Spending

Media Advisory: USCCB to Celebrate Religious Freedom Week, June 22-29

June 2, 2021

 

WASHINGTON– Each year, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) observes Religious Freedom Week. Beginning with the feast day of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher, and including the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, the week-long commemoration ends with the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul. 

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