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March 24, 2014
Catholics advocate in Albany
Catholics advocate in Albany

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Farmworkers from the diocese of Rochester had a message for lawmakers

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March 13, 2014
Passage urged for tax credit to help New York students, schools

Labor, business and religious leaders assembled March 10 in New York to urge state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to approve an investment tax credit that would benefit schools and students.

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March 6, 2014
Bishop Matano greets business community
Bishop Matano greets business community

GATES -- Noting that a vocation can take many different forms and that "the business world is part of that vocation," new Rochester Bishop Salvatore R. Matano greeted members of the local business community at a reception Feb. 11.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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March 6, 2014
Interfaith community welcomes Bishop Matano

Representatives from a number of Christian, Jewish and Muslim faith communities in the Rochester area gathered Feb. 27 at the diocesan Pastoral Center to welcome Bishop Salvatore R. Matano and share with him some background on local interfaith relations.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
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March 3, 2014
Poverty growing in the Rochester region
The many faces of local poverty

Poverty has spread in the region, and the youngest and oldest families fare the worst, according to a new report. The report revealed that Rochester is the fifth poorest of the top 75 metropolitan areas in the country.

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By Annette Jiménez and Amy Kotlarz/Catholic Courier
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March 3, 2014
SNAP is important to low-income families

A local attorney says cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program stand to make matters worse for low-income families in the region.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
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March 2, 2014
Women praise inaugural gathering
Women praise inaugural gathering

Participants in the Rochester Catholic Women's Conference said they were heartened to hear the speakers and see so many women interested in the event.

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By Amy Kotlarz/Catholic Courier
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February 24, 2014
Catholics to discuss public-policy issues in Albany

Catholics from the Diocese of Rochester are encouraged to visit Albany Wednesday, March 19, to advance several public-policy issues.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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