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Faith and films have been lifelong obsessions for director Martin Scorsese, obsessions that he said have given him moments of peace amid turmoil, but also challenges and frustrations that, in hindsight, he will accept as lessons in humility. more
There was relief and sadness June 10 as parishioners of St. Peter and St. Denis in Yonkers brought urns with the cremated remains of 10 family members to a poignant communal Funeral Mass at the church and solemn burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne. more
After broadening the scope of and issuing new statutes for the Pontifical Academy of Life, Pope Francis appointed new members to the advisory body and included scientists, professors and experts in … more
The American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan proved to be a venue both vibrant and apropos for the Centennial Gala Benefit of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York. more
The “Love and Responsibility” speaker/concert series kicks off on Tuesday, June 13, at 7:30 p.m. and will run through Aug. 1. Set in the courtyard of Immaculate Conception Church, … more
Members of the U.S. Senate “have a grave obligation” to make sure their health care reform bill respects life, provides access to adequate health care “for all” and is “truly affordable,” the chairmen of four U.S. bishops’ committees said in a letter to senators released June 2. more
he centennial of World War I. Five decades since the death of Catholic literary convert and war poet Siegfried Sassoon, the 60th anniversary of his conversion and reception into the Church. And the centenary of Sassoon’s anti-war statement, “A Soldier’s Declaration.” more
Retired Bishop Thomas V. Daily of Brooklyn, who headed the diocese from 1990 until his retirement in 2003, died early May 15 at Immaculate Conception Center’s Bishop Mugavero Residence in Douglaston, Queens. He was 89. more
St. Peter’s Regional School in Liberty will remain open and transition from a pre-k through fourth grade school to a pre-k through kindergarten early childhood center beginning this fall. more
Rain fell heavily during a solemn Requiem Mass as a humble churchman of the 19th century was remembered nearly 140 years later for his simplicity and relative anonymity. more
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