Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Vatican ruling is bad news

for opponents of parish closings:

"In a decree that is dimming the hopes of Catholics who have challenged the closings of parishes in the Archdiocese of Boston, the Vatican's highest tribunal has refused an appeal brought by parishioners whose church in Lowell was closed by Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley four years ago."

New Gregorian chant score

for the new Good Friday prayer for the Jews from the Church Music Association of America.

Turnout 13.8 percent for a parochial church council election in Germany

democracy in the Church as far as it gets.