Skelos pledges to block abortion initiative in state Senate+

Abortion is certainly available in New York. We don’t need to become America’s abortion capital.

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Bishop’s Blog+


The weather was cold, but enthusiastic hearts brought warmth to March for Life

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Gun Control Legislation in New York State+

The chief virtue of politics is the virtue of prudence.

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Support the Education Tax Investment Tax Credit Bill+

This (bill) allows tax credits for individuals and corporations who contribute to the support of schools, including our Catholic schools, k-12.

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New York lawmakers kick off new year+

This week, Senator Dean Skelos of Rockville Centre invited me to offer the opening prayer at the inaugural session of the Senate.

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Ordaining a new priest in Vienna+

New Year’s weekend found me in Vienna. No, it was not the opera. It was the ordination of a priest

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Imitating Mary+

Let’s bring Christ with us wherever we go with words that build up peace and joy, life and love.

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The Syrian People are Suffering+

The Pope’s representative, Archbishop Zenari, is a courageous man staying in his post in Damascus to help the victims.

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Two Issues: the Poor, and the HHS Mandate+

I was recenty in Washington for the semi-annual meeting of the Bishops’ Committees on Domestic and International issues.

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Young People Alienated from Church? Heck No!+

Bishop Murphy: "Don’t tell me that kids today are not open to Jesus and His Church. They are."

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