Metro

Parish defends late priest accused of abuse

St. Brendan’s holds a service for Lane

In an extraordinary outpouring of support for a priest accused of sexual abuse, hundreds gathered at St. Brendan’s Parish in Dorchester Thursday evening to attend a Mass for the Rev. James H. Lane, the parish’s beloved longtime pastor.

It was a quiet, intensely felt service until the end, when one of Lane’s oldest and closest friends, Harry Uhlman, rose to speak.

Your comment is subject to the rules of our Posting Policy

This comment may appear on your public profile. Public Profile FAQ