Board backs O’Malley

Board backs O’Malley

The lay review board advising Arcbhishop Sean O’Malley on the parish closings agrees that the almost all of the decisions are the right ones. In other words, don’t expect many more reversals like the ones given this week for Blessed Kateri in Plymouth and St. Bernard in Newton. Yet, they aren’t completely in the archbishop’s camp as the board is preparing a report on the closing process that’s not liekly to be highly flattering.

Still, as I and others have pointed out, while the reversals and other conciliatory gesturesSo, for example, the diocese can’t arbitrarily claim the parish’s bank account if it wants.

Written by
Domenico Bettinelli