Here’s a look at some of the stories making headlines today.
The September 10 print edition of the Sun hits mailboxes today. Here’s some of what you’ll find inside:
The new school year is in full swing. Check out some scenes from first days at the diocese’s Catholic schools.
Young scientists at St. Margaret’s School in Mattydale have a new space in which to experiment and learn this year with the completion of a hands-on laboratory, part of the school’s new science program.
Meet the four new principals leading diocesan elementary schools this year: Julie K. Lamuraglia of St. John the Evangelist School in Binghamton; Kristin Healt of St. Patrick’s School in Oneida; Mary Crysler of St. Rose of Lima School in North Syracuse; and Sister Christina Marie Luczynski, CSSF, of Holy Family School in Syracuse.
As of July 1, 2015, Bishop Ludden Junior/Senior High School, Syracuse; Bishop Grimes Junior/Senior High School, East Syracuse; Notre Dame Junior/Senior High School, Utica; and Seton Catholic Central, Binghamton, ofﬁcially began operating under a decentralized business model, which allows each school to operate more independently and in response to the speciﬁc needs of its community.
As students, faculty and staff head back to the classroom, many people throughout the diocese have sent prayers and best wishes for a faith-filled and fun school year.
What’s the latest on the pope’s trip to the U.S.?
Two papal parades will allow virtually every onlooker a glimpse of the pope as he passes by along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, site of the Festival of Families Sept. 26 and the papal Mass Sept. 27.
Pope Francis will travel along a parade route between the Ellipse and a portion of the National Mall in the popemobile Sept. 23 in Washington after he meets with President Barack Obama at the White House.
The European Union must adopt a common asylum policy “without delay” because it is unacceptable for refugees to “drown and suffocate” at the fringes of the bloc, said the European bishops.
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