Articles by The Catholic Sun

No Picture

Rosary rally set for Oct. 7 at Syracuse basilica

A rosary rally to pray for peace will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, feast day of Our Lady of the Rosary, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus at 927 Park Ave. in Syracuse. A reception to follow in church hall. If you would like to…


Pope prays for young people, their diligence and courage

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As he often does with a group made up of people of different faiths or no faith, Pope Francis gave young people in Palermo a special blessing, but not a ritual one. After the pope’s meeting with teenagers and young…




Diocese ‘ready and willing to work together’ on attorney general’s sexual abuse investigation: New York State’s eight Catholic dioceses subpoenaed in civil investigation

By Katherine Long | Editor The Diocese of Syracuse and the seven other Roman Catholic dioceses of New York State have been subpoenaed by state Attorney General Barbara Underwood’s office as part of a civil investigation into handling of sexual abuse allegations. Diocese of Syracuse Chancellor and Director of Communications Danielle Cummings…


Strengthening the ‘domestic church’ in the Year of the Family: How to talk to your loved ones about pre-planning

By Amanda Riley | Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Catholic Cemeteries, Diocese of Syracuse With the publication of his pastoral letter, “Enriching the Church: The Role of the Family in the Life of the Church of Syracuse and Beyond,” Bishop Robert J. Cunningham announced a special Year of the Family, which began…



Cardinal to meet with pope to discuss resignation

By Mark Zimmermann | Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington has told the priests of the archdiocese that he will meet soon with Pope Francis to request that he accept the resignation the cardinal submitted three years ago when he turned 75. The cardinal said…



Satan is attacking bishops; they must fight with prayer, pope says

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Bishops must remember, particularly when under attack, that their role is to pray, be humble in knowing God chose them and remain close to the people, Pope Francis said in his morning homily. In fact, a bishop “does not seek…