BOSTON (AP) — The head of the Roman Catholic church in Boston is set to celebrate a special mass for the unborn child and discuss the massacre of 26 children and adults at a Connecticut elementary school.
Boston Archdiocese Cardinal Sean O'Malley will discuss the elementary school killings Sunday morning while celebrating the newly approved ‘‘Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb.’’
Expectant parents and their families have been invited to a special mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. O'Malley will speak on the tragedy in Newton, Conn., during his homily. He will also be available for interviews with reporters after the mass near the Cathedral chapel.
Authorities say 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot his mother on Friday, drove her car to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, and shot 20 children, six adults and himself.