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2012 Press Releases

2012

December

December 29, 2012 - Winter Snowstorm Risk Alert 

December 28, 2012 - Pope Benedict XVI Names Very Reverend Arthur M. Coyle, V. E. a Prelate of Honor 

December 24, 2012 - Cardinal Sean's Christmas message - recorded for Vatican Radio 

December 22, 2012 - Rev. Robert W. Oliver, S.T.D., J.C.D. Named Promoter of Justice For the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith 

December 21, 2012 - Cardinal’s Schedule for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve 

December 18, 2012 - CatholicTV Program to Honor School Shooting Victims

December 18, 2012 - Cardinal Seán O’Malley, OFM, Cap. – Third Sunday of Advent 2012, Homily and Statement regarding Newtown, Connecticut

December 17, 2012 - Candlelight Vigil Monday, December 17 for victims in the Newtown, CT shooting 

December 15, 2012 - On December 16-Cardinal Seán To Offer Mass and Speak on Newtown, CT Tragedy During Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb 

December 14, 2012 - Cardinal Seán Statement on Tragedy in Newtown, CT 

December 11, 2012 - Celebrate Christmas at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross 

November

November 23, 2012 - Archdiocese of Boston Statement regarding Fr. Luke Odor of Aba, Nigeria

NOVEMBER 15, 2012-Press conference where Cardinal O’Malley will announce his decision regarding Pastoral Plan for the Archdiocese of Boston and discuss next steps. 

November 13, 2012 - Cardinal Seán to Present 122 Cheverus Awards on November 18, 2012

November 9, 2012 - Pope Benedict XVI Names Rev. Msgr. Robert P. Deeley, J.C.D. As Auxiliary Bishop of The Archdiocese of Boston 

November 9, 2012 - Cardinal Seán to Introduce New Auxiliary Bishop  

November 7, 2012 - Cardinal Seán O’Malley Statement on Question 2 

November 2, 2012 Archdiocese of Boston to hold second collection for Hurricane Sandy relief

October

October 29, 2012 - Hurricane Sandy - Watches and Warnings from the Office of Risk Management 

October 28, 2012 - Due to Hurricane Sandy Effects the Pastoral Center Closed Monday, October 29, 2012 

October 28, 2012 - Archdiocese of Boston Announcement Regarding Rev. Thomas H. Maguire 

October 25, 2012 - Preparedness for Potential Hurricane from the Office of Risk Management 

October 22, 2012 – Across many religions, we stand united against Question 2 because promoting suicide is a violation of God’s law.

October 11, 2012 - Cardinal Seán O’Malley to Tweet Each Day Until November 6 

October 10, 2012 - Archdiocese Of Boston Celebrates Opening Of The Year Of Faith 

October 5, 2012 -Pope John Paul Ii Catholic Academy’s 2012 Eileen And Jack Connors’ Founders Award 

October 3, 2012 - John E. Straub Named Chief Financial Officer and Chancellor of Archdiocese of Boston

September

September 28, 2012 -Archdiocese Of Boston Raises $1.2 Million For Clergy Funds 

September 23, 2012 - Archdiocese of Boston Places Rev. James E. Gaudreau on Administrative Leave of Absence 

September 7, 2012 - Rosanne Bacon Meade to Head Committee Against Physician Assisted Suicide

August

August 14, 2012 - Cardinal O'Malley on the passing of Nellie Gray For Immediate Release 

August 10 , 2012 - Archdiocese of Boston Returns Reverend John E. Mclaughlin To Ministry 

August 1, 2012 - Archdiocese of Boston Places Rev. Andrzej Urbaniak on Administrative Leave of Absence 

June

June 29, 2012 - Statement of Cardinal O’Malley - the Supreme Court’s Decision Regarding the Affordable Care Act 

June 22, 2012 - Cardinal Seán O’Malley to host live, interactive “town hall meeting” to discuss religious freedom 

June 22, 2012 - Cardinal to Ordain Six Priests 

June 19, 2012 - Cardinal O'Malley statement regarding legal protection and work authorization to thousands of undocumented youth 

May

May 29, 2012 - Cardinal O'Malley on the passing of Patrick Roche 

May 25, 2012 - Archdiocese of Boston Places Rev. Joseph F. Byrne on Administrative Leave of Absence 

May 24, 2012 - Archdiocese Honors Military Chaplains 

May 21, 2012 - Cardinal Dolan Applauds Church Agencies as They Challenge HHS for Violating Religious Freedom 

May 7, 2012 - The CatholicTV® Network to Air “Fatima for Today: the Urgent Marian Message” 

May 2, 2012 - The CatholicTV® Network Receives Award for Television Station of the Year

April

April 30, 2012 - A Statement of the Archdiocese of Boston Regarding Rev. John M. Mendicoa 

April 27, 2012 - One Hundred Twenty Young People And Their Leaders To Be Honored At Annual One Awards Banquet On May 2nd 

April 27, 2012 - 5th Annual Boston Eucharistic Congress for College Student and Young Adults 

April 17, 2012 - Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley and Planning Office for Urban Affairs Celebrate the Opening of Affordable Senior Housing in Billerica 

April 4, 2012 - Catholic Educators Convene In Boston for 109th Annual Meeting

March

March 30, 2012 - Cardinal Sean O’Malley Holy Week Schedule, 2012 - Cathedral of the Holy Cross 

March 26, 2012 - John Hancock Financial Pledges $1 Million to the Campaign for Catholic Schools 

March 12, 2012 - Bishops Promise to Continue 'Vigorous Efforts' Against HHS Violations of Religious Freedom 

March 1, 2012 - Cardinal Launches the 2012 Catholic Appeal 

February

February 29, 2012 - The Catholictv® Network And Roku, Inc. Announce Partnership 

February 17, 2012 – Cardinal Seán O’Malley 

February 12, 2012 - Archdiocese of Boston Places Rev. James E Braley on Administrative Leave 

February 10, 2012 - Archdiocese of Boston Launches Education Campaign to Oppose Physician Assisted Suicide in Massachusetts 

February 10, 2012 - Bishops Studying Initial White House Movement On Religious Liberty 

January

January 31, 2012 - Archdiocese Of Boston Announces James P. Mcdonough To Conclude His Tenure As Chancellor 

January 30, 2012 - Labels Are For Jars Lent Program

January 26, 2012 - The CatholicTV® Network Available to Patients at Massachusetts General Hospital 

January 26, 2012 - Archdiocese of Boston Releases FY’11 Annual Financial Report 

January 25, 2012 - The CatholicTV® Network to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week 

January 20, 2012- Cardinal Statement on Obama Administration HHS Actions 

January 20, 2012 - Cardinal and nearly 500 Youth and Young Adults to Attend the Annual March for Life in Washington, DC 

January 19, 2012 - Bishop Kennedy Named Episcopal Vicar For The New Evangelization and Monsignor Moroney Named Rector-Elect Of Saint John’s Seminary 

January 9, 2012- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Evening of Prayer and Song and Annual Blood Drive 

January 6, 2012 - Cardinal Sean's statement on Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan and Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien being named Cardinal-designates 

January 4, 2012 - Cardinal Seán Letter - Ten Years Later 

January 4, 2012 - Reflections on the Sexual Abuse Crisis in the Archdiocese of Boston