Nazareth Elementary is moving to a new location
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
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
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
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
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
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'
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
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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