Local Satanists say it's time the Boston City Council give the devil his due - by letting them open one of the council's bi-weekly meetings with an invocation.
The council has long started its regular meetings with an invocation by a member of the local clergy, who are invited on a rotating basis by individual councilors. Read more.
La Bibliotequetress noticed this sign hanging at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul on Tremont Street tonight. The Sox are now down 0-2 to the Indians in a best-of-five series.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports (with photos) on the arrival of Saint Padre Pio's heart at St. Leonard's Church yesterday.
The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld the six-month jail sentence of a Christian landlord who pushed a Muslim tenant down the stairs of her Somerville triple decker after harassing the tenant and her children for weeks about their faith. Read more.
The Dorchester Reporter reports that Elizabeth Seton Academy is closed, effective immediately.
Patrick Keogan, 44, is scheduled for arraignment in federal court today on charges he left a threat on the Islamic Society of Boston's Facebook page to burn the Roxbury mosque to the ground, the US Attorney's office reports.
It's the second time in a little over a year that somebody has been charged with threatening violence against the mosque. Read more.
Luke O'Neil reports on the Twelve Tribes, which owns the Blue Blinds Bakery in Plymouth.
Growing up, Kayam Mathias said he was beaten 20 to 30 times a day.
"I grew to be numb to it, to quell the rage within and just not feel anything."
Mayor Walsh talked at a prayer service at the Good Shepherd Church of God in Christ in Roxbury:
Tonight, we pray for victims and their families in Louisiana, in Minnesota, and in Dallas, Texas.
And I join with you in praying that the appropriate authorities will bring true justice in all of these situations.
But I want to start by acknowledging the hurt and the fear people are feeling in Boston.
I want to recognize the trauma in this city and this church. ...
The East Boston Times reports on reaction to the Archdiocese of Boston's decision to transfer Father Wayne Belschner from Sacred Heart Parish to Dedham.
Isabel Rey watched traffic come to a standstill in Jackson Square for about 15 minutes this morning as some people proclaimed their devotion to Jesus in the middle of Centre Street.
Two longstanding Jewish facilities on Washington Street are working with a developer to raze and replace their existing buildings and add a 73-unit residential building. Read more.
Rick is now busy figuring out how to spend the $1-million bill he got from some religious group in Downtown Crossing today.
The Globe reports that Congregation Mishkan Tefila, which is selling its 24-acre Hammond Pond Parkway campus to BC, is near an agreement to share space with Congregation Kehillath Israel on Harvard Street in Coolidge Corner. The two congregations would retain their separate identifies.
Billerica Police are looking for whoever cut the head and hands off a Virgin Mary statue at St. Mary's Church on Boston Road overnight.
The vandalism comes a couple days after a similar beheading at a church in Burlington.
Detectives are looking at whether the incidents are connected.
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