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Category: News of the Diocese

Is religion really the cause of all the world’s problems?

In the know with Father Joe Dear Father Joe: My friends say religion is the cause of all the world’s problems. What do I say to them? It’s great to get an opportunity to answer this question. It pops up a lot in various forms and has often become a throw-away response, given without thought […]

Bishop Roger Gries tells new Hispanic lay ecclesial ministers they were ‘called by name’ for their ministry

Three dozen members of the Hispanic community are the newest lay ecclesial ministers in the Diocese of Cleveland. The new ministers are from La Sagrada Familia, Our Lady of Lourdes, St. Michael the Archangel and St. Mary, Painesville parishes. Their countries of origin are Puerto Rico, Mexico, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Peru. […]

V Encuentro’s Nuestra Alegría Viral Video Contest Winners Announced

WASHINGTON – July 20, 2017 – The V Encuentro announced the winners of the Nuestra Alegría Viral Video Challenge via social media. Twenty-two groups of young Hispanic/Latino Catholics across the nation submitted entries for the viral video challenge representing 11 of the 14 episcopal regions in the United States and spanning 16 states. Young people […]

Clergy Assignment Changes – July 15, 2017

Father Cornelius Ssekitto, AJ, was given faculties of the Diocese of Cleveland while he participates in the ACPE Residence Program at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.  In addition, with the permission of the Very Rev. Augustine Idra, AJ, regional superior of the Missionary Order of the Apostles of Jesus, permission was given for his residence […]

Fellow bishops share thoughts on Cleveland Bishop-designate Nelson Perez

As word spread of the July 11 appointment of Bishop Nelson Perez to lead the Diocese of Cleveland, fellow bishops and others who have worked with the bishop-designate shared their best wishes. Here are some comments from Bishop John O. Barres of the Diocese of Rockville Centre in New York, where Bishop Perez has served […]

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