Bishops' communications chairman welcomes FCC vote on net neutrality
February 27, 2015

The Federal Communications Commission's vote Feb. 26 to preserve an "open Internet" and safeguard net neutrality was welcomed in many quarters of the country, including by the chairman of U.S. bishops' Committee on Communications.

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After fire, St. Pius Tenth will build a new church
February 26, 2015

Due to extensive structural damage caused by a Jan. 1 fire, St. Pius Tenth Church in Chili will be razed and rebuilt.

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Parishes offer a variety of Lenten activities
February 23, 2015

Lectures, retreats, soup suppers, fish dinners and Stations of the Cross are just a few of the activities being offered at parishes during Lent.

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Rochester native talks of pope who 'won over media'
February 23, 2015

In just two years Pope Francis has "opened the floodgates of communication" in the Catholic Church and has rebranded both Catholicism and the papacy, according to Basilian Father Thomas Rosica.

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Return with tears to God's loving embrace during Lent, pope says
February 18, 2015

Lent is a journey of purification and penance, a movement that should bring one tearfully back to the loving arms of the merciful Father, Pope Francis said at an Ash Wednesday Mass that began with a procession on Rome's Aventine Hill.

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Becoming a cardinal is a call to greater love, patience, pope says
February 14, 2015

In a Valentine's Day ceremony to create 20 new cardinals, Pope Francis offered a meditation on Christian love and, especially, what it means for those who guide and minister in the church.

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Pope opens cardinals' discussion of Curia reform; new offices explained
February 13, 2015

Cardinals meeting at the Vatican discussed better ways to balance the responsibilities of local bishops and of the Roman Curia, said the Vatican spokesman.

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Women's conference to focus on loving Lord
February 6, 2015

Praying with 1,000 women during last year’s Rochester Catholic Women’s Conference was an experience Patty Janiak said she will never forget.

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