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Catholic Health Services facilities ranked among the best+

St. Francis is ranked number one on Long Island by U.S. News & World Report.

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Diocese rallies for Religious Freedom+

UPDATED: More photos added!

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Changes to priests’ assignments+

Retirements, new pastors, associate pastors and chaplains

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Works of mercy bind Christ’s wounds, Pope teaches+

The narrow path to meet Christ is through his wounds, found in his wounded brethren, the pope said.

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McGann-Mercy graduates class of ’13+

Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School in Riverhead held its Graduation Liturgy and Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2013 on June 5. At the liturgy, led in prayer by McGann-Mercy chaplain, Father Gerald Cestare, students and families came together to...

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Getting ready for World Youth Day+

Young people from around Long Island, who will be traveling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next month to participate in World Youth Day, an international gathering of Catholics from around the world, are seen here with Bishop Murphy at the...

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Former Popes John Paul II and John XXIII to be canonized+

Although unusual, it is within the authority of the Pope to waive the second miracle for a canonization cause.

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USCCB chair commends passage of immigration reform legislation+

While the bishops' migration committee disagrees with parts of the bill, they see the legislation as an overall improvement.

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U.S. Bishops: ‘Tragic Day for Marriage and our Nation’+

Today is a tragic day for marriage and our nation. ... The Court got it wrong.

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Pope accepts Bishop Dunne’s retirement+

Church law requires a bishop to submit his resignation as a bishop when he turns 75. The resignation of Bishop Dunne was publicized at the Vatican June 22.

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