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Catholic Church leaders in a Feb. 16 statement said they were encouraged that President Donald Trump may be considering an executive order to protect religious freedom and said they would be grateful if he would move forward with the pledge that his administration would “do everything in its power to defend and protect religious liberty.” more
In a letter read to parishioners of St. John the Evangelist-Our Lady of Peace last weekend, it was announced that plans are under way for the sale of Our Lady of Peace Church on East 62nd Street to … more
Anthony and Teresa Stellabotte attributed their longevity in life and marriage to patience, prayer and faith. The parishioners of St. Ann’s on Staten Island have been married 72 years, … more
New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray delivered the keynote address for what she, mental health professionals and faith community members hope will become a continuing … more
It was a gathering celebrating faith, culture and the black family as Cardinal Dolan served as principal celebrant of the annual Black History Month Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. more
Cardinal Dolan and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore have urged the House and Senate to pass the Conscience Protection Act of 2017. more
A  celebration for the 2017 Fatima Centennial Year took place Feb. 4 at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Middletown highlighted by a Mass enthroning the historic statue … more
Cardinal Dolan is offering Catholics in the archdiocese a dispensation from abstaining from meat for the Solemnity of St. Patrick, patron of the archdiocese, on Friday, March 17, which falls during Lent. more
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration welcomed a federal appeals court ruling that upheld a temporary restraining order against President Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries that also temporarily suspended the country’s refugee resettlement program. more
Christians and all people in the Middle East need the solidarity of the U.S. Catholic Church, said the chairmen of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the head of the Catholic Relief Services board. more
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