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Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan of Abuja and Sheik Nura Khalid, chief imam of Apo Legislators Quarters Jumu’at Mosque, joined the members of the #BringBackOurGirls movement Aug. 27 to mark the 500 days that more than 200 girls of the Government Secondary School, Chibok, who were abducted by Boko Haram in their dormitory in Borno state April 14, 2014. more
The World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation should be a time for individuals to examine their lifestyles and the way they impact the environment, Pope Francis said. more
Parents who juggle packed work and family schedules deserve a Nobel Prize in mathematics for doing something not even the most brilliant scientists can do: They pack 48 hours of activity into 24, Pope Francis said. more
Being called to the principal’s office during the school year can cause angst even among the most mischievous students. But for those who typically demonstrate their best behavior, being summoned during the summer may be more daunting. more
The Sisters are: Sister Thérèse Marie, S.V., 36, a native of Commack, graduated from SUNY Maritime College with a bachelor’s degree in business marine transportation and … more
In two workshops 26 miles apart in Westchester County, small teams of unlikely craftsmen are creating the altar, ambo and presider’s chair Pope Francis will use when he celebrates Mass at Madison … more
Though the budget was lower and the cast had less experience, the production of “The Lion King Jr.” at a Catholic school in Vermont, had something in common with the Broadway production of “The … more
The 2015 Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal has exceeded its goal with $20,176, 875 in pledges as of Aug. 13, with 166 parishes in the archdiocese also over goal for the annual campaign. The … more
New York Senator Charles Schumer announced Aug. 17 that his office would conduct a statewide lottery for one ticket to Pope Francis’ address to a joint session of Congress Sept. 24. more
Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, Archbishop for the U.S. Military Services, will celebrate a Memorial Mass for Father Vincent R. Capodanno, M.M., a U.S. Navy Chaplain and Vietnam War hero, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, a day before the 48th anniversary of his death on a battlefield in Vietnam. more

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