Vatican asks bishops to ensure validity of matter for Eucharist
July 10, 2017
Bishops should look at ways to help verify and guarantee the validity and worthiness of the bread and wine used for the celebration of the Eucharist, the Vatican said in a recent document.
 
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Supreme Court will hear travel ban, allow some limits on immigration
June 26, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court announced June 26 that it will hear a case involving President Donald Trump's travel ban, seeking to delay entry into the country to immigrants from six majority-Muslim countries and suspend for a time the entry of all refugees.
 
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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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