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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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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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USCCB president decries terrorist bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter+

At the Vatican, after his Easter blessing, Pope Francis expressed his sadness by over the bombings in Sri Lanka.

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Blaze erupts at Paris’ iconic Notre Dame Cathedral+

Bishop Barres says he joins "in sorrow and prayer" with our Catholic brothers and sisters in Paris.

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‘Our only hope is in God:’ New Zealanders gather to pray after shooting+

Bishop: "Horrific and cowardly" attack has made this country "a land of heartbreak."

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Like Mary, be ‘influencers’ for God, pope urges at World Youth Day vigil+

Click here for more photos of our Diocese of Rockville Centre pilgrims at World Youth Day.

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Church leaders call Philippine church attack ‘heinous and evil’ terrorism+

The attack "on a sacred day and at a sacred moment of worship" was "the action of evil people with utter disregard for the sacredness of human life and of human dignity."

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Panamanian prelate to World Youth Day pilgrims: Make the adults nervous+

'Don't be afraid, be courageous to be a saint in today's world.'

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World Youth Day underway in Panama City+

Bishop Robert Brennan is leading a contingent of pilgrims from the Diocese of Rockville Centre.

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