It's up to young people to 'end the scourge of abortion,' says speaker
January 22, 2015

On a chilly and cloudy morning on the National Mall in Washington, crowds gathered Jan. 22 for the annual March for Life.

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Hundreds turn out for diocesan Mass for Life
January 18, 2015

A diocesan Mass for Life was celebrated Jan. 18 in conjunction with the national March for Life, which will take place Jan. 22 in the nation's capital.

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Bishop Matano seeks support for tax-credit proposal
January 15, 2015

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano is asking parishioners throughout the Rochester Diocese to support the state Education Investment Tax Credit proposal.

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Pope says respect for religion should limit expression
January 15, 2015

Commenting on recent killings by Islamist terrorists at a Paris newspaper, Pope Francis condemned killing in the name of God, but said freedom of expression should be limited by respect for religion and that mockery of faith can be expected to provoke violence.

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Pope proclaims Sri Lanka's first saint
January 14, 2015

Canonizing Sri Lanka's first saint, who ministered to Catholics under persecution three centuries earlier, Pope Francis proclaimed what he called the "fundamental human right" of religious freedom.

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Pope to Sri Lankans: Reconciliation means dialogue
January 13, 2015

Arriving in Sri Lanka, a country recovering from two-and-a-half decades of ethnic and religious civil war, Pope Francis said reconciliation would require its people to explore their painful recent history and accept persistent differences within their multicultural society.

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Pope offers Mass for victims of Paris attack
January 8, 2015

The morning after 12 people were shot to death and 11 others injured at the Paris office of a satirical weekly newspaper, Pope Francis dedicated his early morning Mass to the victims and their families.

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Bishop Matano's first year
January 7, 2015

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano had a busy first year on the job as the new leader of the Diocese of Rochester. This photo gallery shows some of the highlights of that busy year.

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