Thursday, December 04, 2003

Diocese to Sell Residence

The Archdiocese of Boston will sell one of its most symbolic and coveted properties, the ornate cardinal's residence in Brighton, and 28 surrounding acres to help pay the $85 million settlement with 540 victims of clergy sexual abuse, a spokesman for Archbishop Sean P. O'Malley said last night.

I guess the vow of poverty doesn't extend that far up the Catholic power structure, but then again, that vow of celibacy hasn't held up so well either.


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