Boston Globe Hires Journalist to Focus on Catholicism
Posted: 1/8/2014  |  By: Ravi Somaiya | New York Times
The Boston Globe announced on Tuesday that it would hire John L. Allen Jr., a journalist for The National Catholic Reporter, and explore starting a free-standing publication dedicated to Catholicism.

“There is a resurgence of global interest in the Catholic Church, inspired by the words and deeds of the newly installed leader, Pope Francis,” Brian McGrory, the editor of The Globe, said in a statement.