Articles by The Catholic Sun

Christians have moral mandate to fight racism, populism, say speakers

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service ROME (CNS) — Christians have the teachings and the responsibility to address growing fear of and discrimination against immigrants and refugees, said speakers opening a Vatican-sponsored conference. “Welcoming migrants, especially those in danger, is a moral principle whose foundation and strength come from the…


Be grateful to parents, never insult them, pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Honoring mothers and fathers means being grateful for the gift of life and Christians should never insult anyone’s parents, Pope Francis said. “Among us there is also the habit of saying awful things, even profanity. Please, never, never, never…






Johnson City concert to help missionaries’ Haiti project

Staff report Binghamton — The Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus have been serving people in Haiti since an earthquake hit there eight years ago. From a start with 23 orphans to serving hundreds of people now, the missionaries have been serving behind the scenes in several areas. They’ve set…



IC School celebrates 60th

Immaculate Conception School in Fayetteville kicked off its 60th anniversary and the start of its school year Sept. 12 with a special Mass celebrated by Bishop Robert J. Cunningham and IC’s Father Tom Ryan and Msgr. Ron Bill. Principal Don Mills noted that carrying on the school’s history and traditions…


Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows marked with Mass of Forgiveness

By Katherine Long | Editor After a summer marked by painful revelations of sexual abuse in the global Church and the opening of an investigation into handling of sexual abuse claims New York’s dioceses, parishes around the Diocese of Syracuse celebrated Masses of Forgiveness last weekend, the memorial of Our Lady…