Massachusetts bishop arrested, charged with drunken driving

Details:  Bishop Robert J. McManus, head of the Diocese of Worcester, was arrested for driving under the influence this weekend after police stopped him in Narragansett, R.I., police said. McManus was arrested at 10:32 p.m. Saturday on charges of drunken driving, leaving the scene of an accident, and refusing a chemical test, Narragansett Police Captain [Read More...]

Massachusetts diocese sells Catholic church; town will turn it into a library

Details, from Mendon, Massachusetts:  The town has bought St. Michael the Archangel Church and plans to convert the former house of worship on North Avenue into a public library. The Diocese of Worcester sold St. Michael’s and its attached rectory for $360,000. The new library would replace the Taft Public Library, which is at 18 [Read More...]