Priests were prevented from ministering to Boston bombing victims.

Jennifer Graham captures the problem well:

But it is a poignant irony that Martin Richard, the 8-year-old boy who died on Boylston Street, was a Catholic who had received his first Communion just last year. As Martin lay dying, priests were only yards away, beyond the police tape, unable to reach him to administer last rites…

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2 Comments

  1. There definitely needs to be retraining- What a great oversight! To deprive someone of a priest- I hope they seriously look into this…and that it never happens again!

  2. I would NOT count on it!
    It probably will get worse!


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