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O'Malley backs off closing Peabody-Salem parish

Offers chapel plan to E. Boston group

By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / June 28, 2005

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In a series of moves aimed at resolving the controversy over parish closings, Archbishop Sean P. O'Malley yesterday agreed to keep open a Peabody-Salem parish that had been slated to close and agreed to give a Brighton neighborhood organization 60 days to put together a formal bid to purchase a closed parochial school building in Oak Square. (Full article: 530 words)

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