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The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops arose out of a national crisis a century ago, when the U.S. entered the First World War. more
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 “is unacceptable” as currently written and it “contains many fundamental structural flaws that must be corrected,” said the chairmen of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. more
Forty days after Hurricane Maria battered the island of Puerto Rico, Cardinal Dolan and Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn brought financial support, prayerful solidarity and the family love of New York’s Puerto Rican Catholic community on their pastoral visit to Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez of San Juan and the people of Puerto Rico this week. more
Pope Francis prayed for victims of the terrorist attack in New York, as well as victims of other terror attacks, and condemned the murder of innocent men and women in the name of God. more
Cardinal Dolan released the following statement on the attack today, Tuesday, Oct. 31, in Lower Manhattan: more
Madeleine Monier, 10, and her brother Charles, 8, venerated a relic of St. Jacinta Marto—the Church’s youngest, non-martyred saint—at St. Vincent Ferrer Church in Manhattan the night before the conclusion of the centennial marking the three shepherd children seers of the Blessed Mother at Fatima, Portugal. more
House Speaker Paul Ryan delivered the keynote address at the 72nd annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner Oct. 19 in Manhattan. more
With many Staten Island pastors and parish lay leaders gathered around him, Cardinal Dolan injected an upbeat note of congratulations at a gathering to formally introduce the archdiocese’s Renew + Rebuild parish fund-raising campaign, which already has raised $119.4 million, nearly 60 percent of the $200 million goal, in its early phases. more
The 1960s are remembered as a tumultuous time of counterculture movements and groundbreaking accomplishments. In that decade, the Holy Spirit was said to have become present to 30 students and … more
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