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Elementary schools throughout the archdiocese will host an archdiocesan-wide open house event, “Touring Tuesday,” from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb 3. The event is rescheduled from Jan. 27 due to inclement weather conditions on that day. more
At a House leadership news conference Jan. 27, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California announced a list of bills to combat human trafficking that he expected would pass the House of Representatives by week’s end. more
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review the use of lethal injections in carrying out executions is a welcome move, said the chairmen of two U.S. bishops’ committees. more
After members of the U.S. House scuttled plans Jan. 22 to vote on a measure to prohibit abortion after 20 weeks, they passed a bill to restrict taxpayer funding of abortion. more
On a chilly and cloudy morning on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., crowds gathered Jan. 22 for the annual March for Life, this year marking the 42nd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion virtually on demand. more
“Today is a historic day for education policy in New York State with the inclusion of the Education Tax Credit in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Budget, as well as the state Senate’s passage of Senator Martin Golden’s tax credit bill earlier in the day. more
The president of the U.S. bishops’ conference Jan. 22 exhorted the thousands of Catholics at the closing Mass for the National Prayer Vigil for Life to be “ambassadors for life.” more
Paper-wrapped boxes, tied up with ribbon and sealed with red wax stamped with an imprint that said “Curia of the Archdiocese of New York,” were stacked inside the office of Cardinal Dolan on the … more
As temperatures dipped outdoors, the fourth annual Catholic Charities’ “Feeding Our Neighbors” campaign kicked off Jan. 11 aiming to bring 1 million meals to hungry New Yorkers. … more
Mirrors were definitely not a necessity at New York Encounter 2015, as participants had only to look at their brothers and sisters in Christ to realize the theme “In Search of the Human Face.” … more
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