Bishop Robert Cunningham http://wrvo.org en Syracuse museum tells story of St. Marianne Cope http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-museum-tells-story-st-marianne-cope <p></p><p>A museum and shrine honoring St. Marianne Cope is ready for visitors. The center will honor a woman raised in central New York and who became a saint two years ago.</p><p>The museum sits on North Townsend Street, in the shadow of St. Joseph’s Hospital on Syracuse’s northside.&nbsp; Cope was one of the founders of St. Joe’s and current CEO Kathryn Ruscitto says there will always been a connection.</p><p>“The reason we are such a unique institution is because of the roots that started with St. Marianne,” Ruscitto said. “So we are just delighted to have it on our campus.”</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:06:48 +0000 Ellen Abbott 58220 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse museum tells story of St. Marianne Cope Area Catholics mark the retirement of Pope Benedict http://wrvo.org/post/area-catholics-mark-retirement-pope-benedict <p>As Pope Benedict XVI left the Vatican today for the last time as pope, some Catholics in central New York were taking note.&nbsp; A mass of Thanksgiving at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in downtown Syracuse marked the end Pope Benedict's ministry. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 22:01:32 +0000 Ellen Abbott 34069 at http://wrvo.org Area Catholics mark the retirement of Pope Benedict Syracuse Bishop reacts to Pope Benedict's resignation http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-bishop-reacts-pope-benedicts-resignation <p>The 285,000 Roman Catholics in the Syracuse Diocese are among those digesting Monday's news of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.<br> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 15:52:36 +0000 Ellen Abbott 33231 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse Bishop reacts to Pope Benedict's resignation The Roman Catholic Church plans "Fortnight for Freedom" http://wrvo.org/post/roman-catholic-church-plans-fortnight-freedom <p>The Roman Catholic Church is using the two weeks running up to the Fourth of July for prayer and advocacy as it continues it&#39;s fight against the federal Health and Human Services Department mandate that would force some Catholic institutions to provide health insurance coverage that includes contraception.</p><p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 18:53:21 +0000 Ellen Abbott 21281 at http://wrvo.org