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  • DIOCESE LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE
    by Dan Gallagher on February 14, 2019 at 3:55 pm

    The Diocese of Scranton this week is launching a completely redesigned website in an effort to streamline existing information and better promote its mission. The new website, located at www.dioceseofscranton.org, is mobile-friendly and allows visitors to learn more about the 118 parishes, 20 schools and other services offered throughout the 11-county Diocese. The new website … Continue reading "DIOCESE LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE" […]

  • STATEMENT OF BISHOP JOSEPH C. BAMBERA
    by Dan Gallagher on February 8, 2019 at 5:23 pm

    STATEMENT OF BISHOP JOSEPH C BAMBERA ON ABORTION EXPANSION “The legislation that was signed into law in New York State is abhorrent. Similar legislation that was proposed in Virginia comes frighteningly close to infanticide. While some lawmakers dispute that fact, what abortion advocates have said in the past would be “safe, legal and rare” now … Continue reading "STATEMENT OF BISHOP JOSEPH C. BAMBERA" […]

  • Diocese of Scranton Statement Regarding Grand Jury Report
    by Dan Gallagher on February 8, 2019 at 4:39 pm

    Originally posted on 8-18-2018 The Grand Jury today released findings following its investigation into child sexual abuse within the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania. As the community copes with the findings in this report, Bishop Bambera offers his deepest apologies to the victims who have suffered because of past actions and decisions made by trusted clergymen, … Continue reading "Diocese of Scranton Statement Regarding Grand Jury Report" […]

  • Pro-Life Committee Chair for U.S. Bishops’ Responds to SCOTUS Ruling Temporarily Blocking Louisiana Abortion Law
    by diocesan-scranton on February 8, 2019 at 3:07 pm

    WASHINGTON–Late yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked Louisiana from implementing a law requiring doctors at abortion facilities to obtain admitting privileges at local hospitals. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals had previously ruled in favor of the Louisiana law. While the petition on the merits of the law has yet to be filed and … Continue reading "Pro-Life Committee Chair for U.S. Bishops’ Responds to SCOTUS Ruling Temporarily Blocking Louisiana Abortion Law" […]

  • Chairman of U.S. Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace Expresses Solidarity with Venezuelan Bishops’; Urges Administration to Provide Humanitarian Aid
    by diocesan-scranton on February 7, 2019 at 1:53 pm

    WASHINGTON— Timothy P. Broglio, Archbishop for the Military Services USA and Chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace has issued the following statement expressing solidarity with the Bishops’ of Venezuela. The Archbishop’s full statement follows: “On behalf of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, I express our solidarity with the … Continue reading "Chairman of U.S. Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace Expresses Solidarity with Venezuelan Bishops’; Urges Administration to Provide Humanitarian Aid" […]

  • Bishop Bambera Announces Clergy Appointments
    by Connie Wisdo on January 31, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    CLERGY APPOINTMENTS  His Excellency, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera, announces the following appointments, effective as indicated:  LEAVE OF ABSENCE Reverend Michael S. Drevitch, from Assistant Pastor, Saint John the Evangelist Parish, Honesdale, to Leave of Absence, effective January 2, 2019. ASSIGNMENT Deacon Stephen B. Frye, from Leave of Absence to Diaconal Ministry, Saint Joseph the Worker Parish, … Continue reading "Bishop Bambera Announces Clergy Appointments" […]

  • Latest Edition of The Catholic Light
    by D Gallagher on January 31, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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