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Kindly lights in gloomy world: Pope declares five new saints+

Those canonized were: St. John Henry Newman, St. Maria Rita Lopes Pontes, popularly known as Sister Dulce, St. Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan, St. Marguerite Bays and St. Josephine Vannini.

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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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Pope declares special Sunday each year dedicated to word of God+

'The Bible is the most widely distributed book, but it also perhaps the one most covered in dust because it is not held in our hands.'

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Bishop Barres renews call for comprehensive immigration reform+

"We all need to engage and work with our leaders to take immediate action that is both compassionate and prudential."

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Charities team returns from fact-finding mission to Bahamas+

A multifaceted church-sponsored relief effort is just getting underway in the Bahamas.

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Church leaders, diplomats come together to pray for work of United Nations+

"All of humanity is bound by a basic fraternity grounded in the God who has created us."

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Catholic night at the ballpark is a hit+

More than 850 Catholics from the Diocese of Rockville Centre, including Bishop John Barres, participated in Catholic Church of Long Island Night at Citi Field.

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Outdoor Mass marks 9/11 anniversary in Massapequa+

View a gallery of photos from Mass offered for those who died, those who mourn and those who suffer from illnesses stemming from the terrorist attacks.

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Memories of 9/11 attacks linger for former fire department chaplain+

The priest said that working with the fire department is "like serving another parish" and he is honored to work with these men and women.

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Malverne students begin school year with Mass, adoration+

A Eucharistic procession was held through each classroom of the school. See photos here.

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