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Just when you thought Times Square’s aggressive tip-hustling costumed characters couldn’t get more annoying, we’re seeing a new category of hustle that’s as vulgar as anything we’ve seen in … more
Pope Francis is coming to the United States, and New York, next month, as if we had to tell you. Everyone, it seems, wants to be as close to the Holy Father as possible. Practically speaking, the … more
Planned Parenthood may finally have sown the seeds for its own destruction. A viral undercover video that shows the organization’s senior medical director sipping wine and taking bites of salad … more
A prayer service last week in Manhattan turned a bright spotlight on the horrendous incidences of Christian persecution in Africa, an issue that’s all but ignored by the rest of the … more
Pope Francis’ sweeping encyclical on ecology is a blockbuster document that should jolt all of us—whether Catholic or not—into taking responsibility for our common home: the earth that we … more
The Parental Choice in Education Act, which would provide state income tax credits to help non-public schools, including religious schools, has the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the state Senate and … more
The release earlier this month of the last piece of the parish reorganization plan known as Making All Things New came at a promising moment for the Church in New York. We’re already in … more
After two years of stalemate, the state Assembly, under new Speaker Carl Heastie, has begun to pass the nine non-abortion-related points of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 10-point Women’s Equality … more
Pope Francis’ planned visit to Cuba before coming to the United States in September is an exciting development in more ways than one. It underscores the pope’s remarkably successful … more
Catholic Charities’ Feeding Our Neighbors campaign topped its lofty goal of providing 1 million meals to New Yorkers in need. And thanks to the efforts of Catholics across the archdiocese as well … more