Boston group appeals to Pope to stop parish closings
Catholic World News - October 19, 2010
The leader of a self-styled group seeking to prevent parish closings in the Boston archdiocese has made a personal appeal to Pope Benedict.
Peter Borre of the Council of Parishes delivered a letter to the Pope into the hands of a member of the Swiss Guard, and told the Boston Globe he had been assured that his appeal would be “routed to a top Vatican official.” The Council of Parishes, which has fought to prevent the closing of nine disputed parishes in the Boston archdiocese, has already exhausted all canonical appeals.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Progress toward our April expenses ($18,070 to go):