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March 2, 2014
Women praise inaugural gathering
Women praise inaugural gathering

Courier photo by Sam Oldenburg

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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February 10, 2014
State's bishops take stand on mental illness
State's bishops take stand on mental illness

Mental illness does not discriminate, and neither should Catholics, according to New York state's Catholic bishops, who on Feb. 4 issued a pastoral statement calling for Catholics to show acceptance and compassion toward mentally ill individuals.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
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February 7, 2014
Bishop requests second collection to ease heating costs

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano is asking parishes throughout the Rochester Diocese to hold voluntary second collections for those struggling to meet winter heating costs.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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January 23, 2014
Bishop Matano joins pro-life activists at March for Life
Bishop Matano joins pro-life activists at March for Life

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano and six buses full of pilgrims from the Diocese of Rochester joined Catholics from throughout the country for the 41st annual March for Life Jan. 22 in Washington.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
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January 22, 2014
Gov. Cuomo says New York has no room for 'extreme conservatives'

Pro-life supporters and members of two Republican organizations Jan. 21 urged New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to issue a formal apology for saying that "extreme conservatives," including those who oppose abortion and same-sex marriage, have "no place in the state of New York."

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January 17, 2014
Public Policy Weekend is Feb. 8-9

Catholic parishes across the diocese will sign petitions Feb. 8-9, Public Policy Weekend, in support of New York state programs for new and expectant parents.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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January 10, 2014
Bishop Matano to join March for Life pilgrims

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano will join diocesan parishioners in Washington, D.C., for the annual March for Life, which will take place Jan. 22.

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By Amy Kotlarz/Catholic Courier
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