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As a concerned world looked on last weekend, the last Christians fled from Mosul, Iraq. They were under active threat by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, which had taken over the … more
Those who regard the Supreme Court’s June 30 decision affirming the religious liberty of two family-owned businesses as an answer to prayer are not in short supply. It seems a fitting and … more
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., who has been president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops since November, issued an invitation of sorts to the Catholic media—and it’s one … more
We have been as shocked as anyone by the soaring numbers of unaccompanied children and young teenagers illegally crossing the border from Mexico over the last few years. Obama administration … more
To say that Pope Francis’ trip to the Holy Land wowed the world is almost an understatement. Filled with dramatic images and bold, unexpected gestures, the three-day journey billed as a … more
Heroin, that most dangerous of dangerous drugs, has made a roaring comeback—breaking out of the inner cities and into working- and middle-class communities, tearing apart families and destroying … more
We share the joy of Catholics around the world at the canonizations of St. John Paul II and St. John XXIII, two of our most beloved spiritual leaders, and two of the most influential popes of the … more
By now, you’ve looked through the Faith Lives special section that wraps the main news section of this issue. It was Catholic New York’s effort to show some of the ways the Catholic faith is … more
Winter may finally be over, but Catholic schools and Catholic school families are still out in the cold as far as Gov. Cuomo and state lawmakers are concerned. Presented with an historic … more
The numbers are shocking. In just five years, the number of New York City residents who depend on food pantries and soup kitchens has shot up to 1.4 million. That’s 200,000 more than in 2008 and … more
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