Confusion Behind Closed Doors

Today the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court will hear arguments in a case that could clarify who owns parish assets of closed churches.

The case revolves around St. James the Great Church in Wellesley, Mass., which was closed in 2004 but is still occupied by parishioners. About 40 people take shifts living in the church 24 hours a day so the archdioceses can't padlock the door. The vigil began nearly two and a half years ago.

This program aired on February 8, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.


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