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Vatican stops diocese in taking parish assets

Millions at stake as O'Malley must get OK of pastors

By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / August 11, 2005

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The Vatican, in a blow to the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, has concluded that archdiocesan officials erred in claiming the financial assets of closing parishes and must now ask pastors to voluntarily turn over millions of dollars in bank accounts and real estate holdings that the archdiocese had planned to take. (Full article: 1397 words)

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