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Pope names Msgr. William Koenig Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington+

“I express my deep gratitude for the trust placed in me by His Holiness, Pope Francis in appointing me the tenth Bishop of Wilmington, Delaware.”

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At 108, Dominican sister says God ‘just wants me to hang around’+

Sister Francis Dominici Piscatella, who celebrated her 108 birthday April 20, is the second-oldest woman religious in the U.S.

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Diocese announces new school in Suffolk, new governance model for Nassau school+

The newly formed Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic School will have two campuses at existing schools; a new governance model is set for Holy Name of Mary School, Valley Stream.

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Pope calls for monthlong global prayer marathon for end of pandemic+

It is the heartfelt desire of the Holy Father that the month of May be dedicated to a prayer marathon.

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Panel: Politicizing border issue overshadows serious plight of migrants+

"We're so focused on this border situation that we don't ask ourselves why are they leaving home."

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Should suffering shake our faith?+

'I don’t think that anyone who reads the Scriptures carefully could ever conclude that belief in a loving God is somehow incompatible with suffering.'

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Research with fetal tissue from elective abortion called ‘deeply offensive’+

U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Committee chairman denounces reversal of limits on human fetal tissue research

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Pope calls all Catholics to be missionaries of God’s mercy+

"We do not confess to abase ourselves, but to be raised up," the Pope said, and "we -- all of us -- need this badly."

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Holocaust’s ‘righteous’ need to be remembered, too, survivor’s son says+

The number of Holocaust survivors is dwindling but so, too, are those "righteous Gentiles" who saved Jews who were almost certain to perish.

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We’re all becoming Platonists now — and that’s not good+

Under pressure from the “woke,” politically-correct culture, almost all of us automatically think in terms of generic categories and not in terms of individuals.

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