Boston in Uproar Over Cardinal William O'Connell's Body

Efforts to relocate the body of Cardinal William O'Connell in Boston are causing a huge uproar among his surviving family members. O'Connell served as Archbishop of Boston from 1907 to 1944 and was one of the most powerful figures in the clergy in America in his time. When he died, he was buried in an extravagant mausoleum in Brighton cemetery. In 1928, O'Connell said "in that crypt is the place my body after death shall repose until the Judgment Day.'' However, all these years later, the...Full Story
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