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TSM - Bishop George Coleman (left)
TSM - Bishop George Coleman (left)

Bishop Coleman Sends Resignation Letter To Vatican

The process will soon begin to name a new Bishop for the Fall River Diocese. 

Bishop George Coleman turns 75 on Saturday, and under church law, he must submit his letter of resignation to the Vatican

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Fall River Diocese To Hold Collections To Aid Typhoon Survivors

 

Bishop George Coleman of the Fall River Diocese has authorized pastors to hold a special collection, at their discretion, to support relief efforts in the Philippines. A super typhoon struck that part of the world last week. Pro

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TSM - Bishop George Coleman (L) joins with peace marchers in Fall River
TSM - Bishop George Coleman (L) joins with peace marchers in Fall River

Bishop Joins March For Peace In Fall River

 

Hundreds of Catholics from around Bristol County marched in Fall River Monday night, praying for peace.  Bishop George Coleman joined the marchers for the walk from St. Mary's Cathedral to St. Ann

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TSM - Final Mass at St. John's, November, 2012
TSM - Final Mass at St. John's, November, 2012

Friends Of St. John the Baptist Hope for Papal Intervention

The Friends of St. John the Baptist Church in New Bedford continue to raise funds for their legal challenge in Rome to keep their historic church open. 

Bishop George Coleman ordered St. John the Baptist Church closed last November, but parishoners like Fred Langevin want the parish to remain active and the church reopened

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TSM - Final Mass at St. John the Baptist in Nov., 2012
TSM - Final Mass at St. John the Baptist in Nov., 2012

Vatican sides With Bishop, St. John The Baptist Remains Closed

The historic St. John the Baptist Church in New Bedford will remain closed for at least awhile longer. 

The Vatican Congregation for the Clergy has upheld the decision by Fall River Bishop George Coleman to close St

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Historic Romero House Opens For Tenants

Renovation of the Oscar Romero House at County and Allen Streets is now complete. 

State and local officials were joined by Bishop George Coleman in cutting the ribbon Tuesday. 

The $2.9 million project saves a building that was constructed in 1881, and was vacant for 18 years before the renovations began

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Fall River Diocese To Honor Pope Benedict With Mass Of Thanksgiving

Pope Benedict the 16th is stepping down Thursday, the first Pope in 600 years to resign. 

The Fall River Diocese is holding a Mass of Thanksgiving Thursday at St. Mary's Cathedral in Fall River to honor the retiring Pontiff

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