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Cardinal O’Malley a Part of U.S. Delegation Meeting with Pope Francis

Pope Francis has summoned Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop José Gomez, Cardinal Seán O’Malley, and Monsignor Brian Bransfield to the Vatican for a meeting concerning the recent grand jury report detailing sexual abuse allegations against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, according to America magazine, a Jesuit publication. O’Malley’s inclusion is notable—he leads the Vatican’s commission for the protection of young people, is the archbishop of Boston, and often attends Boston College’s commencement exercises. […]

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Disgraced Organist Will No Longer Have Presence at University

After sexual abuse allegations were leveled against James David Christie in a Boston Globe investigation, a former artist-in-residence at the College of the Holy Cross and professor of organ at Oberlin College, organizations in the Boston area have been cutting ties with the organist the Globe described as “one of the greatest organists of his generation.” Christie has performed at the Boston College since at least 1989. […]