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12/15/16 5:55am
12/15/2016 5:55 AM

Bishop John Barres

A new bishop has been appointed by Pope Francis to lead the Diocese of Rockville Centre, succeeding retiring Bishop William Murphy.

Bishop John Barres will assume his role as fifth bishop of Rockville Centre on Jan. 31, the diocese announced in a press release last Friday. He’ll oversee a population of more than 1.45 million Catholics across Long Island.

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06/10/16 9:00am
06/10/2016 9:00 AM

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Last March, the mainline Protestant denomination Presbyterian Church (USA) finalized changes to its definition of marriage as being between “a man and a woman” to between “two people,” essentially giving local churches across the country the opportunity to accept gay marriages within their congregations for the first time.  READ

03/01/16 3:00pm
03/01/2016 3:00 PM

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Since the 1840s, parishioners have streamed through the doors of the United Methodist Church on Village Lane on their way to worship. 

On Monday, 16 of those worshipers once again entered the historic Village Lane church. But by the time they left, the congregation as they’d known it was no more. READ