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Remember the words and admonition of our parents and teachers—“Money is the root of all evil.” Apparently, our Governor has dismissed this valuable lesson in his desire to legalize recreational … more
The Vatican announced its plans to take a leap of faith into the wide world of sports with the creation of its first ever sports association. more
When speaking to God as a father, Christians experience a love that goes beyond human love and affection, which can be unpredictable and mired by selfishness, Pope Francis said. more
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear oral arguments in April about the President Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census and its decision will come just in the nick of time, since the Census Bureau needs to begin printing forms for the every-10 years-questionnaire this summer. more
The canonization cause for Father Augustus Tolton is just one step away from going to Pope Francis for the priest to be declared “venerable.” more
Pope Francis has named Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, 71, the prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life, to serve as the camerlengo or chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church. more
Pope Francis has confirmed the removal from the priesthood of Theodore E. McCarrick, the 88-year-old former cardinal and archbishop of Washington. more
Cardinal Dolan, backed by clergy, religious and lay professionals, reaffirmed the archdiocese’s long-standing commitment to stand with all pregnant women who seek its assistance. more
Pope Francis has signed a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed John Henry Newman, the English cardinal, clearing the way for his canonization. The Vatican … more
A Mass of thanksgiving celebrated the beatification of Blessed Clelia Merloni and served as an opportunity for archdiocesan officials to thank the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus at St. … more
Gary Sinise, the actor perhaps best known for playing Lieutenant Dan in the 1994 movie “Forrest Gump,” followed an unusual path to becoming a Catholic. In a Feb. 4 telephone interview with … more
Sister Margaret Tryon, M.M., who served as a missioner to Hawaii and the Marshall Islands, died Jan. 28 at Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining. She was 90. Sister Margaret was assigned to Hawaii, … more
Sister Marise Barry O.P., who served as a principal of Corpus Christi School in Manhattan, died Feb. 6 at St. Dominic Villa nursing home in Sinsinawa, Wis. She was 87. Sister Marise was principal … more
William Nelan, the brother of Msgr. Kevin Nelan, pastor of Immaculate Conception parish in Manhattan, died Jan. 30 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/The Allen Pavilion in Manhattan. He was … more
Sister Ann Duggan, O.S.U., a teacher and principal in archdiocese schools for 12 years, died Jan. 28 at Andrus on Hudson in Hastings-on-Hudson. She was 92. Sister Ann was principal of Academy of … more
Sister Regina Rosaire Ruth, O.S.F., who served for 36 years at St. Eugene’s parish and school in Yonkers, died Jan. 16 at Wartburg in Mount Vernon. She was 90. At St. Eugene, Sister Regina … more
Sister Antoinette Iorio, M.P.F., who taught at St. Ann in East Harlem for nearly a decade, died Jan. 16 at St. Joseph Hall, Villa Walsh, in Morristown, N.J. She was 98. She taught at St. Ann … more
Deacon Eugene Burke, who served for 46 years at St. Gabriel parish in the Bronx and was a member of the first class of permanent deacons ordained for the archdiocese, died Jan. 28. He was … more
Sister Helen Scoltock, S.C., who was principal of Our Lady of Angels School in the Bronx for nine years, died Feb. 2 at Kittay Senior Apartments in the Bronx. She was 92. Sister Helen served at … more
Sister M. Bernardus Dwyer, I.H.M., principal of St. Stephen School in Manhattan for three years, died Jan. 27 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa. She was 93. Sister Bernardus was at … more
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