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March for Life theme borrows page from suffragist centennial+

The theme of the march is "Life Empowers: Pro-Life Is Pro-Woman."

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Bishop Barres’ Christmas 2019 Homily+

Every meditation on a Nativity scene turns upside down any false security in our lives that is founded on power, prestige, wealth, pleasure, ego and any other idols that revolve around the seven capital sins.

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Put the phone away and talk to each other, pope urges families+

Pope Francis leads the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Dec. 29, 2019. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)    By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis prayed that people...

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Pope blesses Nativity scene statues, calls them signs of God’s love+

"We are called to recognize the face God chose to assume in Jesus Christ, humble and merciful."

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OLG parishioners make wreaths to start Advent season+

At Our Lady of Grace Church, West Babylon, families gathered to participate in the parish’s fifth annual Advent wreath-making event.

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New York bishops at Vatican encouraged to present Gospel as great gift+

Bishop DiMarzio was the principal celebrant and homilist at the first Mass the bishops of New York celebrated during their visits to Rome to report on the status of their dioceses.

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Saints alive! Students portray favorite saints at holy day Mass+

Sixth grade students at SS. Philip and James School, St. James, continued the school's tradition of dressing as saints for All Saints Day Mass.

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The dark side of memes: spreading untruths about religion+

Americans' knowledge of religion, of late, largely comes from social media, where the detrimental memes communicate erroneous ideas.

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Different clicks, same prayer: Pope asks Catholics to pray the rosary+

The Click to Pray eRosary is both a free app for Apple and Android and an actual high-tech rosary bracelet that connects to a smartphone using Bluetooth.

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Parishes remember St. Francis with animal blessings+

Click for a gallery of photos from around the diocese

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