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Bishop Daniel Thomas carries out a full weekend schedule in the Diocese of Cleveland

Bishop Daniel Thomas, apostolic administrator for the Diocese of Cleveland, maintained a busy schedule last weekend in the diocese. Click HERE to see our Facebook album with more pictures from Bishop Thomas’ weekend. On Friday morning, Feb. 24, Bishop Thomas joined Bishop emeritus Richard Lennon at a special reception honoring Bishop Lennon for his years […]

Pope to priests: Defend marriage ministering to those in irregular unions

By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Reaching out to and guiding couples in cohabitation with tenderness and compassion is essential to promoting and defending the sanctity of marriage, Pope Francis said. Couples who have chosen to live together without getting married in the church “are, in spiritual and moral terms, among […]

Bishop Richard Lennon greets hundreds at retirement reception

Hundreds of invited guests attended a reception on Feb. 24 to visit with Bishop Richard Lennon and wish him well on his retirement. After 10½ years of shepherding the Diocese of Cleveland, Bishop Lennon requested, and was granted, early retirement by Pope Francis due to his ongoing health challenges. His retirement was effective Dec. 28, […]

U.S. Bishops’ chairman on Interreligious Affairs responds to recent rise in anti-Semitic actions across U.S.

WASHINGTON – In response to the recent rise in anti-Semitic actions that have taken place across the U.S., the Most Reverend Mitchell T. Rozanski, Bishop of Springfield and Chairman of the USCCB Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, has issued the following statement expressing solidarity and support for our Jewish brothers and sisters, while also […]

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent

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Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 1. Many Catholics will mark the day by attending Mass and receiving ashes on their foreheads. The ashes symbolize our creation by God from dust. The priest usually says, “Remember that you are dust and unto dust you will return,” when applying the ashes. Blessed palms from the previous […]

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