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The U.S. Supreme Court took an important step in affirming Americans’ rights to freedom of speech and religious expression in a ruling that sided with a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding …
6/6/18 10:00 PM
Now that the Supreme Court has struck down a 1992 federal law that banned sports betting in most states, New York is likely to become one of the first to put the practice in play.
Anticipating a …
5/23/18 10:00 PM
Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” promises to be the major blockbuster exhibit this summer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
A production of the Met’s Costume Institute, …
5/9/18 10:00 PM
With poll after poll reporting that a growing number of Americans— especially young people—answer “none” when asked their religion, it’s not unreasonable to assume that churches and other …
4/25/18 10:00 PM
With his new apostolic exhortation on holiness, “Gaudete et Exsultate” (“Rejoice and Be Glad”), Pope Francis delivered an easy-to-read guide to living an authentic Christian life in today’s …
4/11/18 10:00 PM
The days leading to Easter Sunday are called Holy Week for a reason. Catholic New York’s publication date coincides with Holy Thursday, right in the middle of Holy Week. It’s a time when we …
3/28/18 10:00 PM
Pope Francis celebrated the fifth anniversary of his papacy this week, reaching a milestone in a pontificate focused on the mercy of God, the joy of faith and love, and a call for the Church to serve …
3/14/18 10:00 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court gave supporters of protections for “Dreamers” some breathing room this week.
On Monday, the court rejected a request by the government to speed up the legal proceedings …
2/28/18 10:00 PM
With Ash Wednesday this week, the season of Lent is once again upon us.
As Catholics, we know Lent as a time of penitence, fasting and abstinence in anticipation of Holy Week and Easter—the …
2/14/18 10:00 PM
The 44th annual National Catholic Schools Week that began Jan. 28 has as its theme “Learn, Serve, Lead, Succeed.”
As a slogan, it has a nice ring to it.
As a succinct description of …
1/31/18 10:00 PM
The vile comments attributed to President Donald Trump about certain countries during an immigration policy meeting have been widely and deservedly condemned.
The president is said to have used …
1/16/18 10:00 PM
After vetoing legislation that would have averted cuts in state reimbursements to Catholic and other nonpublic schools, Governor Andrew Cuomo still has a chance to make things right for the thousands of families across the state whose children attend those schools.
1/3/18 08:54 AM
The Christmas season brings plenty of good cheer, gatherings of families and friends, sparkling lights that illuminate our darkening days and much more that is festive and fun.
It also brings much …
12/20/17 10:00 PM
With the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives passing their own versions of tax reform bills in recent weeks, both chambers are now focused on combining the two into a single piece of legislation …
12/6/17 10:00 PM
Thanksgiving Day, and the entire long holiday weekend, is traditionally a time for families to come together—giving thanks for a festive meal shared with those we love, and relaxing afterward by …
11/22/17 10:00 PM
Have we learned to comprehend the incomprehensible?
Do we express horror over mass killings in our cities, our small towns and even our churches, and then quickly forget about them as we go about forget about them as we go about our business?
It can seem that way at times. …
11/8/17 10:00 PM
Only now, fully a month after Hurricane Maria made landfall in …
10/25/17 10:00 PM
The Trump administration’s decision to expand exemptions to the HHS mandate on contraception coverage in health insurance is a long overdue correction of a misguided rule.
The interim rules …
10/11/17 10:00 PM
In a remarkable testament to the ministry of a martyred American …
9/27/17 10:00 PM
As the spiritual shepherds of the Church in this country, the nation’s Catholic bishops have not hesitated to take a leadership role in addressing what they’ve long identified as “the sin of …
8/29/17 10:00 PM