Report: Vatican investigating Cleveland church closings

The news comes from the Italian newspaper La Stampa. Details: The Vatican is investigating Bishop Richard Lennon’s closings of churches in the Cleveland Catholic Diocese, according to a report in an Italian newspaper. A spokesman for the diocese said Tuesday he would look into the account, but had no immediate comment. The report Friday in [Read More...]

Some church protestors refusing to give up — or leave

They got some unwelcome news this week from the Vatican, but holdouts in Massachusetts are continuing to hold out, and hold on. From the Boston Globe: When the news came this week that Pope Benedict XVI had rejected the last-ditch appeal of a group of former parishioners to reopen nine churches closed in 2003 and [Read More...]