Fri December 6, 2013

Syracuse Diocese asks for parishioner input on controversial church issues

Roman Catholics all over the world are being asked to answer a questionnaire in order to help the church deal with what it calls a social and spiritual crisis that exists, especially in regard to marriage and the family. While some parts of the country are asking clergy to answer questions, the Syracuse Diocese wants the opinion of every day parishioners.  

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Thu February 28, 2013

Area Catholics mark the retirement of Pope Benedict

Mass of Thanksgiving held Thursday at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse
Ellen Abbott/WRVO

As Pope Benedict XVI left the Vatican today for the last time as pope, some Catholics in central New York were taking note.  A mass of Thanksgiving at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in downtown Syracuse marked the end Pope Benedict's ministry.

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Tue February 12, 2013

Syracuse Bishop reacts to Pope Benedict's resignation

Diocese of Syracuse Bishop Robert Cunningham
Ellen Abbott WRVO

The 285,000 Roman Catholics in the Syracuse Diocese are among those digesting Monday's news of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.

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