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Not ruling on apparitions, pope allows pilgrimages to Medjugorje+

The decision to allow organized pilgrimages, banned by the local bishops' in 1991, recognizes the need to provide spiritual accompaniment and care to the tens of thousands of Catholics who travel to Medjugorje each year.

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Pope saddened by church attack in Burkina Faso, Vatican spokesman says+

The attack on the Catholic Church during Mass killed six people, including a priest.

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Bishop Barres welcomes Holy Father’s Motu Proprio+

We welcome these initiatives from the Holy Father and are always committed to strengthening and enhancing our programs and policies to serve abuse victim-survivors and their families.

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Jean Vanier, who changed lives of intellectually disabled, dies in Paris+

Vanier founded L'Arche communities. There is one L'Arche community on Long Island in Riverhead.

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National ordination survey shows encouragement is key to vocations+

Among the national ordination class of 2019 a majority of respondents (69%) stated that their parish priest was a key figure in their discernment process.

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Sister Helen Butler, founder of Dominican Village, dies+

Her ministry also included teaching, administration and Information Technology.

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NY Catholic Conference urges opposition to ‘discriminatory’ bill on pregnancy support centers+

"Anyone who believes in 'freedom of choice' should therefore allow pro-life pregnancy centers to carry out their mission of providing other options to women facing unplanned pregnancies."

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