UPDATED: Bishop Murphy: Diocese’s generosity helping Iraq’s refugees+

"Let us all pray together for peace in the Middle East based on truth, mutual respect and the safety and freedom of all."

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Brother Jack Moylan, who ministered to prisoners, dies at 73+

β€œThe men and women in the jails are as much a part of our Church, the Body of Christ, as anyone else.” --Brother Jack Moylan, OSF

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Gospel Reflection: The Loaves and the Fish+

Jesus is inviting His audience to look beyond the bread to appreciate that they are in the presence of the Son of God, that God is literally visiting His people.

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Pope Francis: The Need to Read the Gospel+

"Reading the Gospel means finding Jesus and receiving this Christian joy, which is a gift from the Holy Spirit.”

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Nassau Police Holy Name Society Honors Students+

Bishop William Murphy presented Nassau County Police Department Holy Name Society Scholarships to five outstanding high school and college students. Pictured from left: Vincent Biancardi, Marywood University, recipient of the Howie Herald Scholarship; Patrick Sheehan, Adelphi University, recipient of the...

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Iraqi abbot calls for action to ensure local Christians’ future+

The homes of Christians who have fled have been marked with the Arabic letter 'nun', standing for 'nusrani' – meaning Nazerene, or Christian. The homes have been confiscated for use by ISIS.

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Evangelii Gaudium 13+

'Both (the faithful) and their ordained ministers suffer because of homilies: the laity from having to listen to them and the clergy from having to preach them!'

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John Paul and Francis at Yad Vashem+

"Grant us the grace to be ashamed of what we men have done,"

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Bishop Murphy on Mid-East violence: We Must Unite in Prayer+

Designates October 4, the Feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, as a day of prayer and penance for peace in the Middle East.

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Gospel Reflection: The Weeds and the Wheat+

It just may be that our faults have some benefit. First, they keep us humble.

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