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On L.I., Nuns Educate The Undocumented On Their Rights

Jan 10, 2017
Courtesy of St. Rosalie's / Facebook

With the upcoming inauguration of Donald Trump, immigrants who live on Long Island illegally have turned to the nuns at the Heart of Maria Center in Hampton Bays for advice on understanding their rights.

Pope Selects Pa. Bishop To Lead Long Island Diocese

Dec 12, 2016
Gregory Shemitz / Courtesy of the Diocese of Rockville Centre/Facebook

Pope Francis has chosen a new bishop to lead the Diocese of Rockville Centre on Long Island.

Bishop John O. Barres of Allentown, Pennsylvania, will replace retiring Bishop William Murphy, to become the fifth bishop of Rockville Centre, which is home to 1.5 million Catholics.

Kaomi Goetz

The political unrest in the Ukraine is being closely watched by Ukrainian immigrants in Connecticut and New York. Lubow Wolynetz, 75, of the Ukrainian Museum and Library  in Stamford, Conn. says she has mixed feelings about her birth country being in the news.