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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
We strongly condemn the racist and hate-filled ideologies that sparked the violent and deadly Charlottesville, Va., demonstrations and counter-protests last weekend.
We just as strongly urge …
8/16/17 10:00 PM
The evidence just keeps piling up.
Pro football’s head injury problem is real, it’s serious, and the National Football League needs to take a leadership role in addressing it in a way that …
8/2/17 10:00 PM
The road to sainthood is a little wider now, thanks to Pope Francis’ approval of a fourth pathway to possible canonization—the giving of one’s life in a heroic act of service to others.
7/19/17 10:00 PM
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. …
7/5/17 10:00 PM
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 …
6/21/17 10:00 PM
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican secretary of state, had a lot to say about climate change, and the importance of the Paris climate agreement, in his May 24 meeting with President Donald Trump …
6/7/17 10:00 PM
The Notre Dame graduates who walked out of their May 21 commencement ceremony to protest the choice of Vice President Mike Pence as speaker missed the chance to learn one of the most valuable lessons …
5/24/17 10:00 PM
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 …
5/10/17 10:00 PM
The 1917 apparitions of Mary described by three shepherd children at Fatima captured the hearts and imagination of the Catholic world in a special way.
From their first vision of the beautiful …
4/23/17 10:00 PM
The deadly Palm Sunday bombings at two Coptic churches in Egypt jolted the Christian faithful around the world at the start of Holy Week—that precious time of prayer, reflection and reconciliation …
4/12/17 10:00 PM
The trend has been clear for a long time. Hispanic and Latino Catholics make up the fastest-growing ethnic group in the U.S. Catholic Church—continuing the long tradition of a Church that embraces …
3/29/17 10:00 PM
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 …
3/15/17 10:00 PM
With Ash Wednesday falling earlier this week, the season of Lent has begun.
As we were reminded in the article about Lenten guidelines and practices published in our last issue, Lent is a …
3/1/17 10:00 PM
Undoubtedly, some people are cheering the nationwide crackdown on immigrant communities last weekend that led to nearly 700 arrests around the country, 41 of which were in New York, including five on …
2/15/17 10:00 PM
With news reports constantly being questioned and “fake news” abounding on the Internet, it comes as no surprise that the Oxford Dictionaries’ choice for 2016 Word of the Year was …
2/1/17 10:00 PM