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As the New York Archdiocese prepares for the visit of Pope Francis in September, it is taking a joyful look back at another papal visit 50 years ago. On Oct. 4, 1965, Pope Paul VI became the first … more
Staff members of Catholic New York’s editorial department each picked a favorite Catholic summer destination that was either in the archdiocese or within a two-hour ride. more
Pope Francis' visit to the United States left us with many unforgettable memories. The lessons he delivered about God, our families, our neighbors and ourselves will remain with us for a long time. more
Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders came to a framework agreement on several end-of-session items June 23 as Catholic New York was going to press. However, the Parental Choice in Education Act was not one of them. more
At Solemn Evening Prayer for Peace in the Middle East, Cardinal Dolan bolstered those near and far afflicted by the relentless conflict. more
I’ve gotten to know quite a few Sisters of Life while working at Catholic New York. They include a good many who have served in the archdiocese’s Family Life/Respect Life Office, such as Sister Lucy Marie, S.V., and Sister Shirley Ann, S.V., who are currently assigned there. Others I’ve met at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., or at pro-life Masses and gatherings at St. Patrick’s Cathedral or elsewhere in New York. Several have come to our office over the years to scan the paper’s archives while researching their congregation’s founding by Cardinal John O’Connor in 1991. more
A prayer campaign for the upcoming elections launched by a permanent deacon on Staten Island is not meant to sway voters toward a particular candidate, but rather to ask God’s guidance in … more
The archdiocesan Office of the Superintendent of Schools announced Feb. 6 that five Catholic elementary schools will close and one will transition to a universal pre-K (UPK) at the end of the current academic year. more
From the prayers and hymns at Mass in St. Patrick’s Cathedral to the beating of drums and the skirl of bagpipes on Fifth Avenue, St. Patrick’s Day in Manhattan filled the air with heart-stirring sounds as it honored Irish faith and heritage. more
Cardinal Dolan recently blessed and dedicated the new Edward Cardinal Egan Pavilion, an expansion of the St. John Vianney Center for Retired Priests in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, which includes the John Cardinal O’Connor Pavilion, now 13 years old. more
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