News, Jazz, NPR
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Boston Catholics Seek End of 'Annus Horribilis'

The year 2002 won't end soon enough for the Roman Catholic Church in Boston, after sex-abuse scandals involving priests and the resignation of Cardinal Bernard Law. Church attendance around the Boston archdiocese is down 15 to 20 percent. NPR's Tovia Smith reports.

Copyright 2002 NPR

WUSF 89.7 depends on donors for the funding it takes to provide you the most trusted source of news and information here in town, across our state, and around the world. Support WUSF now by giving monthly, or make a one-time donation online.