Friends of St. John the Baptist

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 ac…
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. John's. 
Bishop Coleman says the County Street building needed $1...