The New York State Catholic Conference in an Aug. 10 tweet urged Catholics to join Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, conference president, and the state’s other Catholic bishops in praying for Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul as she prepares to succeed Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who announced his resignation the same day.
St. Mary of the Assumption in Oswego will become a diocesan shrine August 15, Bishop Douglas J. Lucia announced in a letter to the people August 6.
The Boston Globe reported July 29 that police in the Boston suburb of Wellesley have charged former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick with three counts of indecent assault and battery on a person over 14 in a criminal complaint filed by Wellesley Police in a district court in nearby Dedham, Massachusetts.
Ten days after undergoing intestinal surgery, Pope Francis was released from Rome’s Gemelli hospital, the Vatican confirmed.
Pilgrims and well-wishers gathered at Rome’s Gemelli hospital to greet Pope Francis as he made his first public appearance in a week after undergoing intestinal surgery.
Bishop Douglas J. Lucia, whose downtown Syracuse office sits on the ancestral lands of the Onondaga Nation, hopes to meet with Pope Francis “to re-examine” 15th century Vatican documents that justified colonization, land takeovers, and oppression of Indigenous peoples.
Pope Francis was hospitalized July 4 and underwent surgery on his sigmoid colon, the lowest part of the large intestine, the Vatican press office said.
Pope Francis was hospitalized July 4 for previously scheduled colon surgery, the Vatican press office said.
The U.S. bishops approved by a wide margin a plan to draft a document to examine the “meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the church” following a lengthy debate during their spring general assembly.
Fathers Daniel Caughey, Brendan Foley, John Leo Oduor, and Dennis Walker were ordained the newest priests of the Diocese of Syracuse June 5 during a Mass joyfully celebrated by Bishop Douglas J. Lucia at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
After a spirited season, St. Rose of Lima Church and School in North Syracuse has again netted the Holy Mackerel Lenten Fish Fry Award!
Syracuse Diocese Catholic Schools Office receives $ 1 million from the BISON Children’s Scholarship Fund supported by the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation
The Scholarships for Scholars program of the Catholic Schools Office is receiving a $500,000 grant for K- 12 scholarships and a $500,000 technology grant to help address critical technology needs for hybrid and virtual learning.