Justices reject appeal from parishioners of closed church

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from parishioners who are occupying a church that the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston closed more than a decade ago.

The justices are not commenting on their order Monday in the case involving the St. Frances X. Cabrini church in Scituate (SIH'-choo-iht), Massachusetts.

The parishioners have said they would leave within 14 days of a high court order.

They have occupied the church since the archdiocese closed it in 2004 as part of a broad restructuring.

The Supreme Court order leaves in a place a judge's decision to evict the parishioners in a civil trespass case brought by the archdiocese.

The case is Rogers v. Roman Catholic Archbishop of Boston, 15-1105.