Swedenborgian Street Soldier

The Catholic Church isn’t the only institution gripped by scandal — the Swedenborgians have been having a hot time of it ever since they let former mob enforcer and true-crime memoirist Eddie MacKenzie keep watch over the collection plate. Once again, The Boston Globe has the scoop…

Reporter Kevin Cullen mixes it just right — one part Friends of Eddie Coyle, one part redemption song, and a splash of elegy for a diminished faith. Shake with skepticism and serve cold — a perfect newspaper religion story.

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