Boston Globe

New Bedford's Saint John the Baptist Church to close after 141 years
Wicked Local
Saint John the Baptist Church, in Saint John the Baptist Square, New Bedford, is labeled "the first Portuguese Catholic Church in North America, established 1871." By Grant Welker The first Portuguese Roman Catholic church in North America will soon
A part of New Bedford's Portuguese community for more than 140 years, historic Boston Globe
St. John the Baptist — oldest Portuguese parish in North America — to
New Bedford Catholic church to close and merge with another; church bills
Boston Herald
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