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Another Course for Alfred E. Smith Foundation’s Charity

It’s not often I find myself in a beautiful Central Park West apartment with terrace views overlooking the trees and ball fields across the street. But there’s a first time for everything, and …

The Way to Ease Is Not Easy

September always feels like the start of a new year to me, much more so than Jan. 1 ever does. It must be the perennial student in me. I can’t even resist the piles of discounted school supplies …

Enrollment Loss Belies Test Score Rise

Our wonderful principals, teachers, and students already have a week behind them as our renowned Catholic schools get back into session. This is an appropriate moment to welcome all of them back, …

Hermanos del Hijo Pródigo

En más de una de nuestras columnas hemos comentado el muy conocido pasaje bíblico del “Hijo Pródigo”, parábola exclusiva del evangelio de Lucas (Lc 15, 11-32) que, dicho sea de paso, es uno …

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Cardinal, Religious Leaders Support Closing of Rikers Island

Cardinal Dolan was among New York’s religious leaders speaking to support the closing of the jails on Rikers Island at a morning press conference in front of the New York County Courthouse in Lower Manhattan Sept. 19.

Apostolic Vicar of Southern Arabia, at UN Prayer Service, Extols Family, Education, Peace

Bishop Paul Hinder, O.F.M. Cap., apostolic vicar of Southern Arabia, recalled as “extraordinary” the history made in February in Abu Dhabi when Pope Francis and Egyptian Sheikh Ahmad el-Tayeb, …

Michael Deegan Named Superintendent of Catholic Schools in Archdiocese

Cardinal Dolan has appointed Michael J. Deegan as superintendent of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York Sept. 17. Deegan, who had served as interim superintendent since April, became superintendent immediately.

Catholic Charities of Rockland Honoring Four at Gala

Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland (CCCSR) will hold its 11th annual Hearts of Gold Gala at Town and Country in Congers Thursday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m.
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‘Grisly Discovery’ of Fetal Remains at Abortionist’s Home Sparks Outrage

The Sept. 13 disclosure that the preserved remains of over 2,200 aborted babies had been found at the rural Illinois home of the recently deceased Indiana abortionist Ulrich “George” Klopfer has sparked outrage and demands for immediate investigations by authorities.

Despite Human Sinfulness, God’s Projects Will Endure, Pope Says

The Catholic Church will endure, despite the frailty and sins of its members, because it is God’s project, Pope Francis said.

Smith Says Abortion Survivor Bill Is ‘Pro-Child, Human Rights’ Measure

At a Sept. 10 hearing on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey, said the U.S. House “needs to vote now and approve this humane, pro-child, human rights legislation.”

Admitting Fewer Refugees Runs Counter to U.S. Values, Say USCCB Leaders

A proposal to reduce the number of refugee admissions to the United States to fewer than 30,000 “would be wholly counter to our values as a nation of immigrants,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chair of the bishops’ Committee on Migration.

Remember Your Politicians in Prayer, Pope Says

Pray for politicians, government officials and anyone in a position of authority, including priests and bishops, Pope Francis urged as he ended his summer schedule and resumed his celebration of morning Mass with a small congregation.
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Obispo Nacido en Cuba Cita La Fe del Pueblo de Su Tierra Natal

El obispo auxiliar Manuel A. Cruz de la Arquidiócesis de Newark sirvió como celebrante principal y homilista en la misa de Nuestra Señora de la Caridad de la Arquidiócesis de Nueva York en la Catedral de San Patricio el pasado fin de semana. Nuestra Señora de …

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Interim Superintendent ‘Delighted’ by Rise In State Scores for Catholic Schools

As students return to class next week, their academic progress has already helped Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York score high marks on an important test. Overall results of the 2019 …

‘Work, Play, Prayer’ Requisites for a Successful School Year, Says Interim Superintendent

Interim Superintendent of Schools Michael J. Deegan and his colleagues are eager and excited to welcome teachers, parents and students for the 2019-2020 school year, and Deegan recently summed up …

Fusion Program Helps Students Increase Academic Proficiency

The academic skills of students in the archdiocese have been increasing thanks largely to a program called Fusion NWEA (Northwest Evaluation Association), using a method known as MAP (Measures of …
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