G. Jeffrey MacDonald
An Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo last month has led Roman Catholics to stop administering several sacraments temporarily in an attempt to keep the deadly disease contained.
After 11 years of defiantly occupying a parish building ordered closed in 2004, the people of St. Frances X. Cabrini Church in Scituate, Mass., are finally handing over the keys.
Sr. Helen Prejean said Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is "genuinely sorry for what he did" and told her how he felt about the suffering he caused to the bombing's victims.
The continued pursuit of a death sentence for convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev "could bring years of appeals and prolong reliving the most painful day of our lives."