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Vatican ruling bad news for parish-closing opponents

O'Malley supported in rejected appeal

By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / February 27, 2008

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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. (Full article: 1028 words)

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