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Diocese of Rockville Centre

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Cathedral of St. Agnes, Rockville Centre, New York

Reckoning with history, Long Island diocese names 101 clergy accused of sex abuse

The Diocese of Rockvillle Centre has released a list of 101 diocesan clergy it believes to be credibly accused of... Read more

St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre, New York. Credit: Nassau Crew via Wikimedia (CC0 1.0)

Under financial pressure, Rockville Centre diocese sells pastoral center, closes several schools

In the wake of bankruptcy filings, the Diocese of Rockville Centre in March announced the sale of its $5.2 million... Read more

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Rockville Centre is fourth NY diocese to file for bankruptcy

The Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York, announced it was filing for bankruptcy early Thursday morning, becoming the fourth of... Read more

Rockville Centre diocese faces bankruptcy amid abuse lawsuits

The Diocese of Rockville Centre has requested a pause in the proceedings of numerous sex abuse lawsuits it is facing,... Read more

The Nassau County Courthouse in Mineola, N.Y.

NY judge upholds Child Victims Act after challenge by Rockville Centre diocese

A judge ruled Wednesday that New York's Child Victims Act is constitutional, rejecting a suit filed by the Diocese of... Read more

Fr. Luis Miguel Romero Fernandez, M. Id., who was appointed an auxiliary bishop of Rockville Centre March 3, 2020. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.

Spanish-born missionary priest named auxiliary bishop of Rockville Centre

Pope Francis Tuesday appointed Spanish-born Idente Missionary Fr. Luis Miguel Romero to be an auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of... Read more

The Nassau County Courthouse in Mineola, N.Y.

Rockville Centre diocese challenges Child Victims Act over due process

The Diocese of Rockville Centre filed a suit challenging New York's Child Victims Act on Tuesday, claiming it is barred... Read more

A bishop's pectoral cross.

New York bishop to lead Diocese of Columbus

Pope Francis accepted the retirement of Bishop Frederick Campbell of Columbus, Ohio, Thursday, appointing Bishop Robert J. Brennan, auxiliary of... Read more

Auxiliary Bishop Robert Coyle gives Confirmation to USAF Airman 1st Class Vernon Bautista at Moody AFB, Feb.16, 2016.

Bishop Robert Coyle returns to Long Island as Rockville Centre auxiliary

On Tuesday Bishop Robert Coyle, an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese for the US Military Services, was transferred to the... Read more