• ROCHESTER — On the memorial of Sts. Joachim and Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Bishop Salvatore R. Matano asked for their intercession to bring an end to violence.

    <p>Town of Gates Police Chief James VanBrederode kneels during a July 26 Mass for Peace at Rochester&rsquo;s Sacred Heart Cathedral. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)  </p>

    Town of Gates Police Chief James VanBrederode kneels during a July 26 Mass for Peace at Rochester’s Sacred Heart Cathedral. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)

  • VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Older people are not “leftovers” to be discarded; rather, they continue to be precious nourishment for families, young people and communities, Pope Francis said in...

    <p>Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, and Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, bless baskets of flowers that young people distributed to older people in a Mass in St. Peter&rsquo;s Basilica in the Vatican July 25, 2021. The Mass inaugurated the first World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly. (CNS photo by Vatican Media)  </p>

    Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, and Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, bless baskets of flowers that young people distributed to older people in a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican July 25, 2021. The Mass inaugurated the first World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly. (CNS photo by Vatican Media)

  • During its July 21 meeting, the Brighton Town Planning Board unanimously approved Westfall Medical...

    <p>Carol Crossed speaks at a July 21 hearing in Brighton regarding construction of a Planned Parenthood facility. </p>

    Carol Crossed speaks at a July 21 hearing in Brighton regarding construction of a Planned Parenthood facility. (Screenshot courtesy of the Town of Brighton)