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Michael O'Malley

Blog Posts by Michael O'Malley

Posted by Michael O'Malley 2 years 39 weeks ago
Catholics around the U.S. are coming together for prayer vigils as a show of support for America's nuns, whom the Vatican accuses of having "serious doctrinal problems."The Wednesday (May 30) vigil...
Posted by Michael O'Malley 2 years 40 weeks ago
 It's been nearly a month since Bishop Richard Lennon announced he would reopen 12 closed churches, but so far no shuttered sanctuaries have been resurrected.As they wait, parishioners from some...
Posted by Michael O'Malley 2 years 44 weeks ago
When Bishop Richard Lennon began closing 50 Catholic churches in and around Cleveland three years ago, the bulk of the faithful quietly moved on.Some drifted to other parishes. Some didn't go to...
Posted by Michael O'Malley 2 years 45 weeks ago
Roman Catholic Bishop Richard Lennon on Tuesday (April 17) announced that he will reopen 12 churches whose closings were reversed by the Vatican last month.The 12 parishes had filed appeals with the...
Posted by Michael O'Malley 2 years 49 weeks ago
 Before a recent prayer service in a shuttered Catholic church in Holyoke, Mass., parishioner Victor Anop stood before 120 people and made an urgent announcement: "The Vatican has ordered...