News & Press

2006 Press Releases

December

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley's Christmas Schedule December 24th & 25th (12/22/06)
Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston on the Reinstatement of Father Roger Jacques (12/18/06)
Archdiocese of Boston/Caritas Christi Statement (12/12/06)

November

Local Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic Prelates Issue Joint Statement for Upcoming Meeting Between Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Benedict XVI In Instanbul. (11/27/06)
Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding Reverend Steven Poitras (11/27/06)
Archdiocese Update On St. Philip Neri and Mary Immaculate Of Lourdes Parishes (11/21/06)

October

Archdiocese of Boston And Presentation School Foundation Reach Agreement On Sale Of Oak Square Building (10/19/06)
Pope Benedict XVI Names New Auxiliary Bishops For the Archdiocese of Boston (10/12/06)
Archdiocese To Host The Sacred Relic Of The Heart Of St. John Vianney (10/3/06)

September

Archdiocese of Boston Announces Robert Gale No Longer in the Clerical State (9/28/06)
Conan O'Brien Breaks Bread To Celebrate the Opening Of a Meal Center Close To His Heart (9/25/06)
Cardinal O'Malley To Travel To Rome To Be Honored Celebrant For Thousands At Padre Pio Mass and Will Formally Accept Boston's Titular Church, Santa Maria della Vittoria September 11, 2006 - People of faith share these values: An appeal from interreligious leaders and representatives in Massachusetts (9/20/06)
Cardinal Seán O'Malley Kicks Off "Christ Speaks In the City" Lunchtime Lectures for the Young Professionals in Boston (9/11/06)
Cardinal Ordains 16 Men to the Order of Deacon (9/9/06)
Religious Leaders and Interfaith Representatives Come Together on 9/11 Anniversary (9/8/06)
Sacred Heart Parish, Weymouth: Groundbreaking Ceremony (9/6/06)

July

Day of Prayer and Penance for Peace in Middle East (7/23/06)
Cardinal O'Malley Announces Cabinet Appointments (7/18/06)
Caritas Christi Health Care Chief Executive Search (7/15/06)
Clarification Regarding the Passionists Cavalry Retreat Center (7/13/06)

June

Catholic Dioceses Encouraged to Produce Comprehensive Financial Reports: Archdiocese of Boston Honored (6/30/06)
June 28 State House Press Conference on Marriage Amendment - Cardinal O´Malley remarks (6/29/06)
The Archdiocese of Boston Statement Regarding the Criminal Proceedings Involving Rev. Paul William Hurley (6/28/06)
Gov. Romney Joins Civic and Religious Leaders to Urge Passage of Protection of Marriage Amendment (6/28/06)
Father Richard Erikson To Be Guest On “This Is The Day” (6/20/06)
Cardinal Seán's Statement On Fall River Fire Tragedy (6/15/06)
Cardinal O'Malley Announces Appointment of New Chancellor for the Archdiocese (6/5/06)

May

Cardinal O’Malley To Ordain Five Priests (5/25/06)
Dr. John Chessare appointed interim President/CEO of Caritas Christi (5/25/06)
Board of Governors of Caritas Christi Health Care System voted to recommend that Dr. Robert Haddad 's employment be terminated. (5/25/06)
Clarification by the Archdiocese of Boston regarding today's news reports concerning Dr. Robert Haddad (5/21/06)
Cardinal O’Malley to Make a ‘Pilgrimage of Repentance and Hope’ to Support Healing and Rebuilding Within the Church (5/11/06)
Cardinal O’Malley’s Speech on Catholic-Jewish relations (5/10/06)

April

Archdiocese of Boston Launches Financial Transparency Initiative (4/19/06)
Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding Rev. Anthony Laurano (4/26/06)
Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding Rev. James Nyhan (4/26/06)
Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding the Indictment of Fr. Gerard McMahon (4/13/06)
Archdiocese of Boston Shares ‘Children First’- A Two-Year Assessment of the Archdiocese’s Implementation of the Policies and Procedures for the Protection of Children   (4/7/06)
Cardinal O'Malley announces appointment of new Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia for the Archdiocese (4/6/06)
Bishop Lennon to Lead the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland (4/4/06)
Saint Mary and Saint Catherine of Siena Parishes In Charlestown To Merge (4/1/06)

March

Cardinal O'Malley's First Masses Following Consistory (3/25/06)
Archdiocese of Boston Completes 2005 Full, Independent Audit of its Compliance with the USCCB 'Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People' (3/21/06)
Archdiocese of Boston Announces Individuals No Longer in the Clerical State (3/17/06)
Statement By Archbishop Seán O'Malley on Catholic Charities Decision To Withdraw From Adoption Services (3/10/06)
     Catholic Charities of Boston To Discontinue Adoption Services 
     Statement of Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Boston, On Adoption Programs 
     Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Boston, Fact Sheet 

February

Statement Of the Massachusetts Catholic Conference On Behalf Of Archbishop Seán P. O’malley (Boston), Bishop George W. Coleman (Fall River), Bishop Timothy A. Mcdonnell (Springfield), And Bishop Robert J. Mcmanus (Worcester) (2/28/06)
Attendance at the Consistory at the End of March (2/28/06)
Pope Benedict XVI Names Archbishop Seán O'Malley To The College Of Cardinals (2/22/06)

January

Archdiocese Statement on Financial Transparency (1/25/06)
Letter Archbishop O'Malley has sent to parishes regarding Senate Bill 1074 (1/18/06)
Archdiocese Receives Word From Vatican Regarding Decisions On Ten Appeals (1/14/06)
Archdiocese of Boston To Begin Search For New Chancellor (1/10/06)