News Releases

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Aug 16, 2019, 3:00 PM
Interim Team Leaders have been appointed to the following parishes and are effective immediately: St. Mary’s and Sacred Heart, Albany, St. Mary’s, Cooperstown, St. Clement’s, Saratoga, St. Cecilia’s, Warrensburg, Notre Dame/Visitation, Schuylerville, St. Joseph’s, Greenwich and Christ Sun of Justice, Troy.
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Aug 14, 2019, 3:15 PM
A statement by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany regarding allegations against Bishop Emeritus Howard J. Hubbard
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Aug 14, 2019, 1:04 PM
A statement by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany
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Aug 9, 2019, 12:00 PM
In order to assist him and the Episcopal Vicars in the pastoral care of the faithful in parishes, and to support parish leaders and clergy throughout the Diocese, Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has made the following appointments, effective immediately.
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Aug 6, 2019, 10:15 AM
All of us in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany are so saddened to learn of the news of Sister Monica’s passing. She was a beloved figure in our Diocese, bringing her passion for her Catholic faith...
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Jul 30, 2019, 10:50 AM
From my heart and the priests and faithful of the Diocese of Albany, we extend our love and gratitude to Brother Ed's family, to the Siena community, and to all the friars for the gift of Brother Ed's presence among us.
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Jul 1, 2019, 2:30 PM
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger as a consultor to the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews. Bishop Scharfenberger was the only U.S. consultor appointed to the Commission July 1.
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Jun 15, 2019, 12:15 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger has announced the following pastoral assignments; all are effective July 1, 2019
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Jun 10, 2019, 12:00 PM
Deacons Samuel Bellafiore, Kyle Eads and Michael Melanson will be ordained to the priesthood for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger at a Mass and Rite of Ordination at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany on Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m.
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May 21, 2019, 1:45 PM
Following is a statement by Mary DeTurris Poust, Director of Communications for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, in response to today’s Jeff Anderson press conference