The Office of Communications handles all media and public affairs for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany.
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June 18, 2020Students from Albany diocesan school earn first place as student-published authors out of 57,565 entries nationwide
June 06, 2020
PARISHES IN ALBANY DIOCESE MAY RESUME PUBLIC MASSES AT 25 PERCENT CAPACITY BEGINNING JUNE 6, IF THEY MEET SAFETY PROTOCOLS FOR COVID-19In light of Governor Cuomo’s announcement June 6 that houses of worship may resume public gatherings at 25 percent capacity beginning immediately, Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has announced that any parishes in the Diocese of Albany that are able to offer public liturgies while maintaining safety protocols related to COVID-19 may do so at any time.
June 02, 2020Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has written a column addressing the killing of George Floyd, the subsequent violence in our country, and America’s “original sin” of racism. The column is posted in its entirety on the website of The Evangelist and will be in print on Thursday as well.