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In word and deed, Pope Francis will take his vision of a Catholic’s approach to family life, parish life, charity, economics, immigration and good governance to Cuba and the United States during a Sept. 19-27 visit. more
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, today released the following statement on the official announcement of the schedule of Pope Francis’ September visit: more
The Holy See and Palestine have signed a historic agreement that supports a two-state solution to the ongoing conflict in the Holy Land, based on the 1967 borders between Israel and Palestine. more
Students at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Pelham Manor threw a surprise going away party for their gym teacher, Fatima Vasquez, on the last day of school June 17. Ms. Vasquez isn’t just going on summer vacation. A chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve, she is being deployed to Dubai. “It was more
AnnMarie Nelley has a special devotion to the Blessed Mother. She prayed the Rosary throughout her pregnancy while daughter Caroline was in the womb. Soon, she and Caroline, who is now 14, will be … more
For more than half a century the National Puerto Rican Day Parade has been a rite of passage in New York City. This annual event with its sights and sounds ushers in the summer season and, much like … more
In the end, Father Joseph Blenkle had two sets of numbers of which he could be proud. One was the $33,000 he raised for his parish school, St. Mary, Mother of the Church in Fishkill. The other was … more
The archdiocesan Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Art and Essay Contest ceremony was held May 15 at the New York Catholic Center in Manhattan. more
What is: “Donate your winnings to the Inner-City Scholarship Fund?” That was just what comedian Mo Rocca, a supporter and trustee of the Inner-City Scholarship Fund (ICSF), did when he won … more
More than 300 prayerful eighth-graders recently gathered for Mass with Cardinal Dolan at St. Mary’s Church in Wappingers Falls. The students were from Catholic schools in the Dutchess and … more