News Releases

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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 27, 2022, 3:58 PM
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger is pleased to announce the following priestly assignments.
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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.
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Apr 19, 2022, 7:56 PM
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger announces the appointment of Kathy Barrans as Communications Director for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany (RCDA). Barrans comes to the RCDA after 26 years as a producer at WNYT-TV NewsChanel 13 in Albany.
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Apr 8, 2022, 2:57 PM
The following is a schedule of Holy Week, Sacred Triduum, and Easter liturgies the Diocese of Albany will celebrate at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany (125 Eagle St.).