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The top leaders of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting have made an uneasy peace with the Boy Scouts of America’s decision July 27 to allow openly gay troop leaders and employees to serve in their ranks at the national level. more
At an interfaith prayer service on Staten Island last week, attended by members of the New York Police Department as well as the family of Eric Garner, Cardinal Dolan said it was only natural the … more
After three decades at St. Elizabeth’s parish, deaf Catholics are about to embark on a new chapter for worship and social gatherings at St. Thomas More parish. Both parishes are located on … more
With Christians in parts of Africa under relentless and deadly attack for their faith, Cardinal Dolan declared that Catholics and other Christians in New York are “not deaf, blind and mute” to their travails. more
Some of these would be “must see” stops for any traveler on a whirlwind 36-hour visit to the Big Apple. St. Patrick’s Cathedral is of course on the itinerary. So are the United Nations, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and Madison Square Garden. But so is Our Lady Queen of Angels, an inner-city Catholic elementary school in East Harlem, certainly a less likely tourist attraction. But Pope Francis is no ordinary visitor. more
At St. Lawrence O’Toole parish in Brewster it’s all about renewal, physical, and spiritual. The physical renewal has taken place over the last eight months, a $3.5 million gut renovation of … more
As the New York Archdiocese prepares for the visit of Pope Francis in September, it is taking a joyful look back at another papal visit 50 years ago. On Oct. 4, 1965, Pope Paul VI became the first … more
Timothy Dolan had issued the invitation to Timothy Dolan years ago, while he was in second grade, in fact. So it was indeed a thrill when Timothy Dolan, the graduating eighthgrader, got to meet to … more
Ecuadorian Catholics in the archdiocese and throughout the metropolitan area gathered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral May 31 to honor Our Lady of El Rocío, whose shrine and sanctuary in their homeland attracts thousands of pilgrims every year. more
St. Sylvester's on Staten Island celebrated its fourth annual Family Day, held in the parish hall on April 25. The event, sponsored by St. Sylvester’s religious education program, brought parish … more