Articles by The Catholic Sun







Diocesan marriage prep gives ‘a great foundation’

By Tracy Kinne Contributing writer Neither Chris nor Linda Padgett grew up Catholic, but they credit the Catholic faith, which they came to as adults, with helping them flourish through the good and the not-so-great of more than 25 years of marriage.    The couple, who moved to Constantia two…


Blessed Sacrament School focuses on service

   For 30 years, students at Blessed Sacrament School in Syracuse have participated in service projects during Catholic Schools Week.    Included in the observance last week were a school banking assembly and a sock drive. Students donated white adult socks and were treated to a sock hop. Socks were…


Bishops launch letter campaign urging Trump to protect religious freedom

By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Saying “religious freedom in America has suffered years of unprecedented erosion,” the U.S. Catholic bishops have posted an online letter for Catholics to send to President Donald Trump urging him to sign an executive order promoting religious freedom. The letter, found…


Refugee advocates outline arguments for legal action on presidential ban

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The breadth of President Donald Trump’s authority to limit refugees entering the United States will be fought in federal court and some of the legal challenges ultimately may end up before the U.S. Supreme Court. Several lawsuits have been filed challenging…