You can now read 10 articles each month for free on BostonGlobe.com.

The Boston Globe

Metro

Archdiocese raised $93.8 million from parish consolidation, report shows

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston has raised $93.8 million in a reorganization project started nearly nine years ago that included the closing or merger of 76 parishes, according to a financial report released Friday.

As of June of last year, the sale of parish property had brought in $73.1 million since July 2004, when the church closings began as part of the restructuring effort, the archdiocese’s 2012 Financial Report says. A large part of the proceeds has been used to support existing parishes, according to the report.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than $1 a week