Letters to the editor
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I have been rereading Pope Benedict XVI’s catechesis (March 7, 2007) on the Fathers of the Church. In the teaching on Eusebius of Caesarea, Benedict quotes this from Cardinal Jean … more
In the recent article, “When Political Choice Is Tough, Pray and Vote Your Conscience,” (CNY, Oct. 13) Catholic News Service reports on a response by Pope Francis to a … more
CNY’s Oct. 13 issue included a heartfelt letter titled “In Need of Healing.” Sister spoke, in part, about how issues of taxation, climate change and racial tensions tend to … more
Many thanks to Catholic New York for helping the Volunteer Association of the Mary Manning Walsh Home make the 29th annual Walkathon a huge success by advertising the event. I received phone … more
Why do we speak out in defense of other religions, but keep silent when it comes to the attacks on our Catholic religion? It’s alarming to see the blatant outrageous attacks by John … more
lfred E. Smith dinner, mark October 20, 2016, as the date when the Archdiocese of New York reached an all-time low representing its constituents. When arguably the premier charitable Catholic … more
On Sunday, Sept. 25, I was privileged to attend the Installation Mass of Father Robert J. Bubel as pastor of St. Mary/Holy Name of Jesus and St. Peter parish in Kingston. Auxiliary Bishop … more
Thank you Catholic New York and Christie Chicoine for giving so much space to informing your readers of Deacon Jim Stahlnecker’s  prayer  campaign for the upcoming presidential … more
I want to thank Deacon Jim Stahlnecker for presenting to the American electorate “A Prayer at Election Time” (CNY, Sept. 29). This prayer card is non-partisan and simply asks the … more
Thanks for Christie Chicoine’s article on the 15th Anniversary FDNY Memorial Service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral (CNY, Sept. 15). Especially poignant was Father Thomas … more
Reading your editorial about our Church’s involvement, (CNY, Sept. 15) in the much-maligned United Nations was refreshing and hopeful, especially with our world’s great refugee … more
I am an Aisle Person (Letters, Sept. 15). I am claustrophobic, and when I am surrounded by large people, I am extremely uncomfortable. If the biggest problem Mr. Ganssle has in life is to watch … more
In bold contrast, and response, to the AP-observer’s lament (Letters, Sept. 15), perhaps the best way to avoid the temptation of labeling, and judging, others–while in the house of … more
Because of my peripatetic lifestyle, I’ve attended Mass at many parishes. For the past 20 years, I’ve probably worshipped at 30 different Catholic churches across America each year … more
I have to write to Catholic New York to tell of the wonderful man, priest and friend that Msgr. John Mescall was (Obituary, Page 54). His passing is a great loss to many. He was a blessing to … more
John Mulderig’s review of “Ben Hur” (CNY, Sept. 1) conflates Bonhoeffer’s concept of “Cheap Grace” with bad script writing and acting. Mulderig observes that … more
Thank you so much the advertisement recommending a good summer reading book. “All the Stars in the Heavens” by Adriana Trigiani was great reading I’ve now been introduced to … more
Vice President Joseph Biden’s recent marriage rite was wrong (CNY, Aug. 18). I am grateful to Archbishops Joseph Kurtz and Thomas Wenski and Bishop Richard Malone for defending the … more
While the USCCB blog laments the actions of Vice President Biden for giving counter-witness by officiating at a same-sex marriage, it is not Biden who gives counter-witness but the USCCB … more
In the article about Vice President Biden officiating at a same-sex marriage (CNY, Aug. 18), three bishops claim that the Vice President, by his participation, has created confusion over … more
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