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Bishop’s letter: Catholic faith shows the danger of ‘mediums’+

"We can speak of two hidden dangers associated with any form of divination, but especially with consulting mediums: first, the practices attempt to circumvent God; second, to put it plainly, if frighteningly, in doing so they open one to demonic influence."

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Father Patrick Callan, former pastor and chaplain, dies+

Wake and funeral services will be held August 13 and 14 at Corpus Christi, Mineola.

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Vatican says baptisms that used a modified formula are not valid+

It is really Christ himself who baptizes and has the principal role in the event being celebrated, it said.

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U.S. bishops express solidarity with Lebanon, join pope in prayers+

At least 100 people were reported dead, more than 4,000 others were injured, and more than 100 people were missing.

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Explosion in Beirut adds suffering to Lebanon’s dire situation+

"This crisis hits everybody -- Lebanese families, Palestinian and Syrian refugees alike. We will start seeing children dying from hunger before the end of the year."

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Bishops from Japan, U.S. call Catholics to work for nuclear disarmament+

The bishops expressed concern that the world has overlooked the massive destructiveness of nuclear weapons as experienced in Japan 75 years ago this month.

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Grillo named new principal at Holy Trinity High School+

"I am looking forward to meeting the students and their families, interacting with proud Titan alum, and learning firsthand what it means to be 'Once a Titan, always a Titan!'”

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Seaford parish prays for police, first responders at Holy Hour+

Click for a gallery of photos from the evening of prayer.

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Caritas warns of rise in human trafficking amid pandemic+

We ... call institutions and civil society organizations to protect children from abuse and exploitation ... and we ask all people to be vigilant and to denounce cases of human trafficking and exploitation.

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Beatification of Father McGivney to take place Oct. 31 in Hartford, Conn.+

Details of the beatification ceremony for the founder of the Knights of Columbus have not been released.

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