Action Alert!
Catholic World News

Massachusetts city creates historic district to prevent parish’s demolition

January 04, 2010

The City Council in Springfield, Massachusetts, has created Our Lady of Hope Historic District to prevent the demolition or exterior alteration of a recently closed parish. The Italian Renaissance-style church has 65 stained glass windows. An official of the Diocese of Springfield, citing the separation of Church and state, said the diocese is pondering an appeal.


Sound Off! supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.