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Denver, Colo., May 10, 2021 / 14:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The Diocese of Buffalo is preparing to draft a plan for regrouping parishes, with a finalized plan due in September. Bishop Michael Fisher told participants at a May 8 virtual meeting that the plan will include the creation of “families”

Chicago, Ill., Mar 11, 2021 / 07:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Chicago announced this week the development of several new parish groupings as part of the “Renew My Church” plan. The archdiocese announced the decision March 9 and 10. The plan is to combine 13 parishes into five

CNA Staff, Nov 30, 2020 / 06:08 pm MT (CNA).- The Diocese of Pittsburgh has announced that it will initiate its third round of parish mergers early next year, reducing its current 107 parishes to 81. The mergers will take effect January 4, creating 14 groupings of parishes from 40

CNA Staff, Jun 3, 2020 / 04:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Detroit has announced a major restructuring process that could combine over 200 parishes into “family” groupings that aim to alter and, perhaps, avoid, aspects of the parish merger model. “Even before the pandemic, we knew God wanted