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Following is the statement of Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, on the death of his predecessor, Cardinal Edward Egan. My dear people, I am saddened to tell you that our … more
I am saddened to tell you that our beloved Cardinal Edward Egan, the Archbishop of New York from 2000-2009, has gone home to the Lord. more
Recently, an article appeared in a local paper that, as you may have read, took an unfair and unfounded shot at Making All Things New. Of course, the process could be criticized for various reasons, as all processes can be, but the thrust of the article was that, by not publishing the decrees of merger, the archdiocese was engaged in some kind of sinister, manipulative campaign to keep the faithful from their right to recourse. 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 following parishes will merge. The designated parish church is identified with an asterisk. As of August 1, 2015, Masses and the sacraments will no longer be celebrated on a regular weekly basis at the church without the asterisk. It will remain a church that may be used on special occasions. more
The following parishes of the archdiocese will merge. The designated parish church is identified with an asterisk. Masses and sacraments will continue to be celebrated at the church without the asterisk. more
“This time of transition in the history of the archdiocese will undoubtedly be difficult for people who live in parishes that will merge. There will be many who are hurt and upset as they experience what will be a change in their spiritual lives, and I will be one of them. There is nobody who has been involved in Making All Things New who doesn’t understand the impact that this will have on the Catholic faithful. It will be our responsibility to work with everyone in these parishes so as to help make the change as smooth as we possibly can.” 

Joseph Zwilling, director of communications for the Archdiocese of New York, released the following statement Sept. 4 on behalf of the archdiocese, in an attempt to clarify certain questions concerning the cause of Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. more
Cardinal Dolan released the following statement after the announcement of the archdiocese’s three new auxiliary bishops was made June 14. more
A report on the services of the Archdiocese of New York. more