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Bishops Oppose Marijuana Legalization
Bishop Edgar Moreira da Cunha, of the Fall River Diocese, joined his counterparts in Springfield, Worcester, and Boston in their opposition to ballot question four that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Massachusetts.
Mother Teresa To Be Canonized On Sunday
Mother Teresa, the nun who devoted her life to caring for the poor and destitute in India, officially becomes a saint on Sunday, Sept. 4..
Pope Francis will canonize Mother Teresa on Sunday in a ceremony in St. Peter's Square that's expected to draw huge crowds of the faithful...
Catholic Charities Appeal Begins Next Month
The 2016 Catholic Charities Appeal in our area will kick off on May 1st.
Jim Campbell of the Fall River Diocese Development Office says last year's campaign set a new record, $4.5 million. Campbell tells WBSM News, there were a couple of reasons why...
Bishop Coleman Honored At Thanksgiving Mass
A Mass of Thanksgiving on Tuesday at St. Mary's Cathedral in Fall River for retiring Bishop George Coleman.
Coleman has served as Bishop in the Fall River Diocese for 11 years and will soon reach the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood ...
Fall River Diocese Welcomes New Bishop
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fall River in Massachusetts has a new bishop.
Pope Francis on Thursday appointed The Rev. Edgar Moreira da Cunha, currently an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, as the eighth bishop of Fall River...

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