News & Press

2004 Press Releases

December

Archdiocese of Boston Will Hold Special Collection This Weekend for Tsunamis Victims (12/30/04)
Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding St. Thomas the Apostle in Peabody/Salem  (12/23/04)
Archdiocese of Boston Shares Schedule Information and Christmas Message from Archbishop Sean P. O’Malley (12/22/04)
Archdiocese of Boston Announces Changes to Reconfiguration Plans in Plymouth and Newton (12/14/04)

November

Archbishop Seán P. O’Malley Establishes Committee to Oversee Reconfiguration Funds (11/30/04)
Archdiocese of Boston to Market 16 Parish Properties in 90-day Process (11/15/04)
Archdiocese of Boston to Grant Closing Extensions to Six Parishes (11/15/04)
Statement of Archbishop Seán P. O’Malley Regarding Reconfiguration (11/13/04)
Statement of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston Regarding Archbishop Sean O'Malley's Meeting with Pastors of Parishes Scheduled to Close (11/11/04)
Statement of The Archdiocese of Boston regarding the Closing of the Immaculate Conception Church in Winchester (11/7/04)

October

Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding Parishes of Charlestown (10/31/04)
Therese, The Movie October 16, 2004 - Archdiocese of Boston Announces Postponement of Two Parish Closings (10/18/04)
Archbishop O’Malley Forms Committee for External Review Reconfiguration (10/7/04)
Archbishop Seán O'Malley's Homily at the Red Mass at St. Matthew the Apostle Cathedral, Washington, DC (10/3/04)

September

Statement of Bishop Richard Lennon regardng the resignation of Fr. Christopher Coyne (9/24/04)
Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston on visit to St. Albert's church in Weymouth (9/22/04)
Raising a Song to The God of Life (9/11/04)
Remarks Archbishop O'Malley offered at the Papal Audience in Rome (9/2/04)

May

Remarks of Archbishop O’Malley on Parish Reconfiguration (5/25/04)
Statement of Archbishop Sean P. O’Malley, OFM Cap, regarding a proposal to link the reaffirmation of marriage as the union between one man and one woman with a mandate to create same-sex civil unions equal to marriage (5/10/04)

February

Statement of Archbishop Seán P. O’Malley, Regarding Clergy Sexual Abuse in the Archdiocese of Boston from 1950-2003  (2/26/04)
Statement of Archbishop Seán P. O’Malley, OFM Cap, regarding the film, The Passion of the Christ (2/24/04)
Statement of Archbishop Seán P. O’Malley on Bishop Malone's Appointment to Bishop of Portland, Maine (2/10/04)
Leaders and Members of Over 3000 Churches, Mosques, and Synagogues Issue Joint Statement in Support of Constitutional Amendment Initiative (2/7/04)
Archbishop Seán O'Malley on Reallocation and Reconfiguration (BCTV appearance) (2/4/04)

January

Catholic Defense of Marriage Meetings (1/21/04)
Red Mass Homily of Archbishop Seán Patrick O'Malley, OFM Cap (1/11/04)
Letter from Bishop Lennon on Parish Reconfiguration (1/10/04)
Letter from Archbishop Seán Patrick O'Malley on Parish Reconfiguration (1/9/04)
09 de enero de 2004 - Letter from Archbishop Seán Patrick O'Malley on Parish Reconfiguration (Spanish) (1/9/04)
Statement of Archbishop Seán P. O’Malley on the USCCB Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People (1/6/04)
Boston section of the USCCB Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People