News Releases

Sep 17, 2019, 12:45 PM
Bishop Scharfenberger offers a message of support and hope to Catholics who may be struggling during these challenging days.
Sep 17, 2019, 9:45 AM
A statement by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany regarding new allegations against Bishop Emeritus Howard J. Hubbard.
Aug 25, 2019, 9:30 AM
Bishop Scharfenberger's letter to local Catholics
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.
Aug 14, 2019, 3:15 PM
A statement by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany regarding allegations against Bishop Emeritus Howard J. Hubbard
Aug 14, 2019, 1:04 PM
A statement by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany
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.
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...
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.
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.