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Syracuse mayor declares Jan. 23 St. Marianne Cope Day

Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner declared today, Jan. 23, St. Marianne Cope Day in the city. Today is St. Marianne’s birthday and feast day. The official proclamation of the day was on display at the St. Marianne Cope Shrine & Museum this morning, where events were held to mark St. Marianne’s…



Marching for Life with the Diocese of Syracuse: Day Two

More than 200 students and chaperones from the diocese are in Washington, D.C., with the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry to participate in a three-day pilgrimage for the March for Life. One of those participants, Samantha Pare, is sharing dispatches from the trip with Sun readers each day. Samantha…


Marching for Life with the Diocese of Syracuse

More than 200 students and chaperones from the diocese are in Washington, D.C., with the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry to participate in a three-day pilgrimage for the March for Life. One of those participants, Samantha Pare, will be sharing dispatches from the trip with Sun readers each day….





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Pope names 15 new cardinal electors, most from global south

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Underscoring the geographical diversity of his selections, Pope Francis named 15 cardinal electors “from 14 nations of every continent, showing the inseparable link between the church of Rome and the particular churches present in the world.” The pope announced the names Jan. 4, after praying the…



Pope Francis continues to take ‘the world by storm’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — During the second year of his pontificate, Pope Francis was still feeling the love, and not just from Catholics or those from his homeland of Argentina. A Pew Research Center study released Dec. 11 showed that the pope has broad support across much of the world. Sixty…