Bishop Murphy on Syria: Contain the Conflict; Do not expand it+

As usual, the poor and the innocent are the ones who suffer most.

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Will only a few people be saved?+

To enter through the narrow door, we need to stay close to Christ and this is done through the Eucharist.

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Diocesan pilgrimage to Washington Shrine set for Sept. 28+

Catholics from across Long Island are invited to join the diocesan pilgrimage to the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

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Restored Long Beach Church Blessed, Pastor Installed+

Click below for a slideshow from the occasion.

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Scandal-plagued politicians need to humble themselves+

If they are truly penitent, they will put aside their ceaseless pursuit of power and glory and devote themselves to real and humble service to others.

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Pope Francis criticizes ‘ornamental’ faith+

"To follow Jesus means to be involved, because faith is not something decorative. It is the strength of the soul!”

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Pope Francis: Mary is with us in our struggles+

"If there is no hope, we are not Christian."

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Father Anthony M. Trapani, 71+

The funeral Mass will be Tuesday morning, August 13, at 11 a.m. in Msgr. Purick Hall at St. Patrick parish, Bay Shore

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Pope: World needs courageous Christian missionaries+

Faith is a gift, not reserved for a few but offered with generosity. Everyone should be able to experience the joy of being loved by God, the joy of salvation!

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Fiction and Faith+

Has the secular society in which we live blunted the consciousness and conscience of Catholic writers who in another age might have produced Catholic novels?

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