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Cardinal Seán -- 2021 Easter MessageCardinal Seán P. O'Malley

Easter is the center and core of Christian faith. Christian faith is Resurrection faith; the Risen Christ, having conquered sin and death, remains with us across the ages. When we celebrate "the Triduum" ...

We all need to work together Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley

Following is the homily delivered by Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley at a Mass for racial justice and healing celebrated at Castle Island in South Boston June 13. It is a privilege for me today to join with ...

The 'evil and moral cancer' of racismCardinal Seán P. O'Malley

Here is a letter to the faithful signed by Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, June 5. Dearly Beloved in Christ, For four hundred and one years this land, which would become the United ...

My letter to the faithful Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley

(Beginning in Lent, Cardinal O'Malley has periodically issued letters to different communities within the archdiocese addressing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Previous letters have been issued ...

Floyd's killing was 'morally wrong'Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley

Below is a May 30 statement from Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley on the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, who was pinned down by a police officer kneeling on his neck before later dying in hospital ...

Cardinal's Palm Sunday homily Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley

I am sure that we all have great memories of many celebrations of Palm Sunday in the past. The beginning of Holy Week with a procession of the palms is usually a celebration marked by enthusiasm and excitement. ...

Cardinal's letter on ROE ActCardinal Seán P. O'Malley

Following is the text of the letter Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley asked to be read at all Masses Jan. 18-19 urging Catholics to contact their legislators in opposition to the so-called ROE Act. As we proceed ...

Cardinal O'Malley issues statement on El Paso, Dayton Shootings Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley

Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley issued the following statement Monday, Aug. 5, 2019: The mass murder of 31 innocent people in a 24 hour period, fueled by hate and disregard for human life, is unacceptable ...