• Rochester’s Aquinas Institute announced Jan. 16 that Anthony S. Cook III, former superintendent of Catholic schools for the Diocese of Rochester, will be the school’s next president....

    <p>Anthony S. Cook III, former superintendent of Catholic schools for the Diocese of Rochester, has been named as the next president of Rochester&rsquo;s Aquinas Institute. (File photo)  </p>

    Anthony S. Cook III, former superintendent of Catholic schools for the Diocese of Rochester, has been named as the next president of Rochester’s Aquinas Institute. (File photo)

  • The flu season is here and dioceses across the country are taking precautions to avoid spreading illness.

    Influenza vaccines are seen at the El Paso Fire Department in Texas Jan. 8, 2020.

    Influenza vaccines are seen at the El Paso Fire Department in Texas Jan. 8, 2020. (CNS photo by USA TODAY NETWORK via Reuters)

  • Hours after Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi bases Jan. 7, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued a...

    A man looks at a shattered glass window of a shop in the Iraqi province of Dahuk, Iraq, Jan. 8, 2020, after a missile launched by Iran against U.S.-led coalition forces.

    A man looks at a shattered glass window of a shop in the Iraqi province of Dahuk, Iraq, Jan. 8, 2020, after a missile launched by Iran against U.S.-led coalition forces. (CNS photo by Ari Jalal/Reuters)