Catholic Courier

Posted: July 7, 2009

Last Updated: January 17, 2017

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February 8, 2017
Mass on Feb. 26 will recall heroic priest, nun

A priest and nun who died heroically in a church fire will be commemorated with a 50th-anniversary Mass Sunday, Feb. 26. Bishop Salvatore R. Matano will celebrate the liturgy at Church of the Annunciation, 1754 Norton St., Rochester.

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February 6, 2017
Hundreds show support for refugees
Hundreds show support for refugees

Hundreds of people recently showed their support of refugees and immigrants by flocking to two events in Monroe County.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
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February 2, 2017
Bishop Matano seeks prayers for refugees
Bishop Matano seeks prayers for refugees

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano has joined Catholic bishops around the nation in expressing his desire for a "just and charitable resolution" to the controversy surrounding refugees seeking entry into the United States

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January 30, 2017
Rwanda genocide survivor to speak at women's conference

The fourth-annual Rochester Catholic Women's Conference in March will feature an international speaker and a new format.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
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January 30, 2017
Local agency reacts to executive order on refugee admissions
Local agency reacts to executive order on refugee admissions

Rochester's Catholic Family Center recently spoke out against President Donald Trump's executive order regarding the United States' acceptance of refugees from foreign countries.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
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January 30, 2017
CMA surpasses 90 percent of goal

The Catholic Ministries Appeal is on track for setting another all-time high, and opportunities remain for diocesan Catholics to help in reaching that goal.

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January 28, 2017
Hundreds of local pro-lifers attend D.C. march
Hundreds of local pro-lifers attend D.C. march

Standing up for the unborn -- and doing so among tens of thousands of like-minded folks in the nation's capital -- was a thrill for Melissa DiNovo.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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January 23, 2017
Catholics urged to oppose physician-assisted suicide

Catholics at parishes throughout the Diocese of Rochester will have a chance Feb. 4-5 to express their opposition to any legalization of physician-assisted suicide in New York state.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
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