News Releases

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Aug 1, 2022, 5:25 PM
Most Rev. Edward Scharfenberger has announced new pastoral assignments, regarding the Office of Vocations.
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Jul 29, 2022, 6:00 PM
Following a vehicular incident on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, Bishop Emeritus Howard Hubbard underwent a medical evaluation at St. Peter’s Hospital. It was determined that he suffered a stroke. He has since been released from the hospital.
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Jul 7, 2022, 2:01 PM
If approved by Victims/Survivors of clergy abuse and the courts, the new program will direct more funds to Victims/Survivors in the least amount of time.
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Jun 29, 2022, 4:34 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger is reaching out to announce another path for Victims/Survivors in the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese.
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Jun 24, 2022, 3:38 PM
We give thanks to God for today’s decision of the United States Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. This just decision will save countless innocent children simply waiting to be born.
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Jun 15, 2022, 3:49 PM
On Sunday, June 19, 2022, the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the Feast of Corpus Christi, honoring the Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist. This year, that celebration will include a procession in the cities of Albany and Hudson after Sunday morning masses.
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Jun 15, 2022, 3:45 PM
Deacons Russell Bergman and James O’Rourke 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 18, at 11 a.m.
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May 24, 2022, 7:57 PM
We are sympathetic to the plight of the St. Clare’s pensioners and want to see these hardships resolved as soon as possible. We respectfully disagree with the attorney general’s decision to file this lawsuit.
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May 15, 2022, 5:08 PM
After an extensive investigation, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany announced today that it will add Father Gregory Weider, a retired priest of the Albany Diocese, to its List of Credibly Accused for “reasonable cause” related to allegations of sexual abuse against minors.
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May 5, 2022, 12:54 PM
It’s a question that is going to start showing up on billboards throughout the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany. The first is already on display just off of Central Avenue in Albany.