Catholic Courier

Nazareth Elementary is moving to a new location
Nazareth Elementary is moving to a new location File photo
June 21, 2017

Students who attend Rochester’s Nazareth Elementary School will do so in a new location this fall.

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English cardinal condemns attack against Muslims
English cardinal condemns attack against Muslims
June 19, 2017

 An English cardinal has condemned an attack against Muslims who had gathered close to a London mosque.

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Federal authorities investigating shooting of congressman, others
Federal authorities investigating shooting of congressman, others
June 14, 2017

Federal authorities are investigating a shooting that resulted in injuries for Catholic congressman and Republican Steve Scalise and others when a gunman opened fire on him and the others during a June 14 practice for an annual congressional baseball game. 

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First World Day of the Poor to be celebrated Nov. 19
First World Day of the Poor to be celebrated Nov. 19
June 13, 2017

People cannot sit back and be indifferent or unresponsive to growing poverty in the world as a privileged minority accumulates "ostentatious wealth," Pope Francis said.

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Kearney claims state softball crown
Kearney claims state softball crown
June 12, 2017

Winning the school’s first Section 5 girls’ softball title in 35 years had already certified Bishop Kearney’s 2017 season as a major success. But adding a state championship as well? That’s right off the charts. 

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Diocese has 3 new priests
Diocese has 3 new priests
June 3, 2017

After many years of prayer and study, Fathers Anthony Amato, Juan Benitez and Michael Merritt have become the newest priests of the Diocese of Rochester.

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Trump's decision to abandon Paris climate pact called 'deeply troubling'
Trump's decision to abandon Paris climate pact called 'deeply troubling'
June 1, 2017

President Donald Trump's June 1 decision "not to honor the U.S. commitment" to the Paris climate agreement "is deeply troubling," said the chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace.

 
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Bishop Matano ordains seven deacons
Bishop Matano ordains seven deacons
May 30, 2017

On May 27 Bishop Salvatore R. Matano ordained Jeffrey Chichester as a transitional deacon, and James Briars, Marcelo De Risio, James Fien, Timothy Hebding, Dermot Loughran and Jeffrey Serbicki to the permanent diaconate.

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