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Ahead of CVA window opening, Bishop Lucia offers message to people of the diocese

Communications Office | 7 days ago

Editor’s note: On August 14, under the Child Victims Act, a one-time “look-back” window of one year’s duration will open during which adults who were abused as children may file...

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Bishop Cunningham Announced New Priest Appointments

| 21 days ago

Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham, Bishop of Syracuse announced the appointment of new pastors/administrators and those retiring at the end of June, 2010.

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Bishop Cunningham Announces New Priest Appointments

Communications Office | 55 days ago

Syracuse, New York— Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham announced the following priest appointments:

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Pope Francis Appoints New Bishop For Syracuse

Communications Office | 3 months ago

Pope Francis has appointed a new bishop for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse. Bishop-elect Douglas John Lucia, 56, of the Diocese of Ogdensburg will become the 11th bishop of...

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Father Canorro Appointed Pastor in Oswego

Communications Office | 3 months ago

Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham, Bishop of Syracuse has appointed Father John W. Canorro as Pastor of the newly merged parish of Christ the Good Shepherd in Oswego, New York...

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St. Paul’s Church Selected as Site of New Christ the Good Shepherd Parish, Oswego

Communications Office | 3 months ago

After an extensive local process, Bishop Robert J. Cunningham accepted the consensus based recommendation that St. Paul’s Church will be the home of Christ the Good Shepherd Parish. St.

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Celebration in honor of Bishop Cunningham’s 50th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood & 10th Anniversary as Bishop of Syracuse

Communications Office | 3 months ago

With gratitude to Almighty God, the Church of the Diocese of Syracuse joyfully announces a celebration in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood and 10th Anniversary...

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Obituary: Reverend John S. Finnegan

Communications Office | 4 months ago

Rev. John S. Finnegan April 30, 2019 Rev. John S. Finnegan, 88, of Baldwinsville, died peacefully on Tuesday surrounded by family and friends at Crouse Hospital after a long illness.

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New priest assignments announced

Communications Office | 4 months ago

The Diocese of Syracuse announced new priest assignments April 11.

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Obituary: Rev. Louis Aiello

Communications Office | 5 months ago

Rev. Louis F. Aiello, Jr. passed away on April 8, 2019, at the age of 69.

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Obituary: Reverend Alfred J. Bebel

Communications Office | 5 months ago

Reverend Alfred J. Bebel, 86, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at UHS Wilson Medical Center. Father Bebel was born in Owego, NY to Helen (Lipka) and William Bebel.

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Obituary: Most Rev. Thomas J. Costello

Communications Office | 6 months ago

Most Rev. Thomas J. Costello, retired Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Syracuse, died on Friday, February 15, 2019, at the age of 89 years old.

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Most Rev. Thomas J. Costello, Retired Auxiliary Bishop of Syracuse, dies at age 89

Communications Office | 6 months ago

Most Rev. Thomas J. Costello, retired Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Syracuse died today, Friday, February 15, 2019 at the age of 89 years old.

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A Letter to the People of the Diocese of Syracuse

Communications Office | 6 months ago

Memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes

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Statement Regarding the Passage of the Child Victim’s Act

Communications Office | 7 months ago

Statement Regarding the Passage of the Child Victim’s Act:

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NYS Bishops Statement on Passage of Child Victims Act

Communications Office | 7 months ago

We pray that the passage of the Child Victims Act brings some measure of healing to all survivors by offering them a path of recourse and reconciliation.

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Catholic Conference hails passage of NYS DREAM Act

Communications Office | 7 months ago

The New York State Catholic Conference welcomed the passage of the New York State DREAM Act Jan.

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Bishop Cunningham: ‘New York State has failed women and their unborn babies’

Communications Office | 7 months ago

Bishop Robert J. Cunningham offered the following statement in response to the Jan. 22 passing of the Reproductive Health Act:

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NYS Catholic Conference: ‘our beloved state has become a more dangerous one for women and their unborn babies’

Communications Office | 7 months ago

The New York State Catholic Conference released the following statement following the Jan. 22 passage and signing of the Reproductive Health Act:

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A Statement from the Catholic Bishops of New York State

Communications Office | 7 months ago

Words are insufficient to describe the profound sadness we feel at the contemplated passage of New York State’s new proposed abortion policy.

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December 1, 2018 Statement from the Diocese of Syracuse

Communications Office | 9 months ago

The Diocese of Syracuse will release Dec. 3 a list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor in the diocese since 1950.

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A statement in regards to Father James Smyka, OFM Conv, listed on Buffalo Diocese's List of Accused Priests

Communications Office | 9 months ago

Father James Smyka is a Conventual Franciscan Friar. . The Diocese of Syracuse received a request from the Order of Friars Minor Conventual, Our Lady of the Angels Province...

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Native of Syracuse Ordained a Priest

Communications Office | 9 years ago

Christopher Ballard, a native of Syracuse, New York will be ordained a priest for the Diocese of Syracuse this Saturday, June 5. Most Rev. Robert J.

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