March 17, 2006

March 17, 2006 - Archdiocese of Boston Announces Individuals No Longer in the Clerical State

Archdiocese of Boston

(Boston, Massachusetts) March 17, 2006... The Archdiocese of Boston today announced that the Holy See has decided that Anthony Buchette, Joseph Crowley, Paul Finegan, Thomas Forry, Robert Morrisette, Frederick Ryan, Ernest Tourigney and Patrick Tague are no longer in the clerical state. These men cease to receive any financial support from the Archdiocese of Boston and may no longer perform any public ministry in the Church, with the exception that those who are priests may offer absolution to the dying.

Posted by kshaw at March 17, 2006 06:08 PM