Articles by Katherine Long


New pastoral appointments announced

The Diocese of Syracuse released the following June 24:   Bishop Robert J. Cunningham is pleased to announced the latest pastoral appointments. They are:   Father Clifford H. Auth, pastor of St. Ann Church in Manlius, has been appointed pastor of the linked parishes of St. Mary Church and St….



Vatican releases online questionnaire for youth

By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — To involve young people in preparations for the Synod of Bishops on youth in 2018, the Vatican has released an online questionnaire to better understand the lives, attitudes and concerns of 16- to 29-year-olds around the world. The questionnaire —…


Federal authorities investigating shooting of congressman, others

By Catholic News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va. (CNS) — Federal authorities are investigating a shooting that resulted in injuries for Catholic congressman and Republican Steve Scalise and others when a gunman opened fire on him and others during a June 14 practice for an annual congressional baseball game. Late in the…





Trump pushes travel ban to U.S. Supreme Court

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — As the world was reacting to news about Donald Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord, lawyers for the president were asking the U.S. Supreme Court later that day, on June 1, to overturn decisions by lower courts blocking his…