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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive budget contains a policy proposal unrelated to the state’s finances, which repeals New York’s long-standing prohibition on commercial reproductive … more
Manhattan College in the Bronx is noted for a number of things, not least enduring among them the invention of the seventh-inning stretch. That goes back to 1882 when the varsity was … more
Last weekend Catholics at Mass in 413 parishes heard a pastoral letter from the Archbishop of New York. "As you cast your ballot, I prayerfully urge you to take a stand worthy of the … more
Right from the start, Pope Francis made it clear that he wants the Catholic Church to be one of mission, not of maintenance. That’s what he meant with his famous remark that he wants priests to … more
It seems that this year, more than ever, the Church needs the hope and new life Easter brings forth. Just as the resurrection of our Lord followed a week of persecution, violence and death at the … more
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 … more
With the death of Holocaust survivor and Noble laureate Elie Wiesel, the world lost a powerful moral voice who, more than anyone else, gave witness to the slaughter of six million Jews during World … more
New York Catholics can be proud of their record of turnout for the annual March for Life each January. It’s a masterful organizational accomplishment to move hundreds upon hundreds of people … more
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 … more
When Detective Steven McDonald, New York's Irish-American hero cop, moved up the aisle of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in his wheelchair carrying the gifts for the Eucharist at the … more
The Book of Proverbs tells us “He who answers before listening—that is his folly and his shame.” (18:3) After a video clip of the unfortunate exchange between Covington Catholic High School … more
We wish Auxiliary Bishop Dominick J. Lagonegro nothing but the best as he begins what we hope will be an enjoyable retirement. He’s certainly earned it. As episcopal vicar of Orange, … more
No matter how many times we read or hear that homelessness is rising in New York City, the numbers never fail to shock. Last week, however, a report on a subset of the homeless … more
It’s hard for us to wrap our minds around the idea that New York City’s homeless population is the size of a small city. But with more than 60,000 people in city shelters at the beginning of … more
Capuchin Father Solanus Casey was not a worldly man, and his path to the priesthood was not smooth. He struggled academically, and it wasn’t immediately clear that he had the intellectual resources … more
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has annually set aside October as Respect Life Month, and the celebration traditionally begins on Respect Life Sunday (Oct. 2 this year), often marked … more
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 … more
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 … more
The U.S. bishops’ newly approved plan establishing procedures to report complaints of clergy sexual abuse and to hold its leaders accountable is an important step in the ongoing struggle to move … more
Catholic New York has been recognized with many awards in its 36-year history. From 2013 to 2016, we were judged as top Catholic diocesan newspaper in the United States in our circulation category. … more
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