- May 28, 2020
New Hampshire’s Catholic bishop has made it to every part of his statewide diocese to date — south, east, west, north and central — bringing the Blessed Sacrament and the “light of Christ” to communities to comfort them and give them a reason to have hope during this pandemic.
Dioceses and their supporters have established special funds to allow donors to help parishes and Catholic ministries get through the economic crisis caused by rapid spread of the new coronavirus.
A group of Mercy sisters has been honored by the New Hampshire Coalition Against the Death Penalty for the key role they played in making New Hampshire the 21st state in the country to abolish the death penalty.
On May 30, New Hampshire lawmakers garnered enough votes to abolish the death penalty in the state, overriding a veto from Gov. Chris Sununu and becoming the 21st state to ban capital punishment.