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I Broke The First Boston Priest Scandal Story. Here's What 'Spotlight' Gets Wrong

Alison Bass | Posted 01.21.2017 | Media
Alison Bass

I was anxious to see the movie since I was The Boston Globe reporter who first broke the story about a molesting priest in Massachusetts. Let me say right up front that Spotlight is a riveting movie that gets a lot right. However, there are a few things the film doesn't get quite right.

Boston Bishops: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Shouldn't Get Death Penalty

The Associated Press | Posted 04.07.2015 | Religion

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley and fellow Massachusetts Roman Catholic bishops said Monday it would be against the church's teaching to...

This Boston Catholic Church Closed 10 Years Ago. But Its Parishioners Are Refusing To Budge

The Associated Press | Posted 03.09.2015 | Religion

SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) — Roman Catholic parishioners holding a 10-year vigil at a closed church south of Boston say they aren't leaving despite a dead...

Controversial Catholic Church in Salem Slated for Demolition

Daniel Grant | Posted 01.02.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

It isn't your vision of a Catholic church, nor your idea of what a church in the historic New England town of Salem, Massachusetts should look like, but its distinct design for a church is a key reason a contingent of local residents have been battling for the past seven years.

This Week In The Separation Of Church And State

Posted 12.22.2011 | Religion


Canceled Mass Outrages Boston Gay Community

The Boston Globe | Posted 08.12.2011 | Religion

The Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, in response to criticism it was sanctioning a celebration of Gay Pride month, announced yesterday that it had orde...

Bridgeport Diocese Fights to Protect "Property," But What About the Children?

Kim Stagliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kim Stagliano

I liked the Fr. Gary that I knew for one hour. I'm sad that he died under a shadow. But I will never accept that sex crimes, because they are old, should not be prosecuted.