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The Sept. 13 disclosure that the preserved remains of over 2,200 aborted babies had been found at the rural Illinois home of the recently deceased Indiana abortionist Ulrich “George” Klopfer has sparked outrage and demands for immediate investigations by authorities. more
The Catholic Church will endure, despite the frailty and sins of its members, because it is God’s project, Pope Francis said. more
Cardinal Dolan has appointed Michael J. Deegan as superintendent of Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York Sept. 17. Deegan, who had served as interim superintendent since April, became superintendent immediately. more
At a Sept. 10 hearing on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey, said the U.S. House “needs to vote now and approve this humane, pro-child, human rights legislation.” more
A proposal to reduce the number of refugee admissions to the United States to fewer than 30,000 “would be wholly counter to our values as a nation of immigrants,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chair of the bishops’ Committee on Migration. more
Pray for politicians, government officials and anyone in a position of authority, including priests and bishops, Pope Francis urged as he ended his summer schedule and resumed his celebration of morning Mass with a small congregation. more
On a day remembered for the terrorist attacks against the United States, Pope Francis met with members of a committee of Muslim leaders and Vatican officials promoting a new era of dialogue and world peace. more
Pope Francis said the challenges facing humanity and the Earth are so urgent and important that he has invited world leaders, educators and young people to come to the Vatican next spring to launch a … more
“The cycle of violence” that surrounded the 9/11 terror attacks shows how destructive violence can be, said Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Vatican’s permanent observer to the U.N. more
Pope Francis appointed three delegate presidents for the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon. more
40 Days for Life is a life-saving prayer campaign that will take place throughout the archdiocese starting Sept. 25 and concluding Nov. 3. It consists of 40 days of prayer and fasting, peaceful vigil … more
God’s plan for humanity involves community, mutual support, sharing and caring for each other and for the earth, Pope Francis said. “As we look around us, how many men and women, young people … more
Inside the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Bernard in Manhattan, Cardinal Dolan celebrated a Mass honoring St. Teresa of Kolkata, still affectionately known as Mother Teresa of Calcutta. The … more
Msgr. Kevin Sullivan celebrated the annual Labor Day Mass Sept. 7 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Following Mass, the 2019 New York City Labor Day Parade stepped off at Fifth Avenue and 44th Street, … more
El obispo auxiliar Manuel A. Cruz de la Arquidiócesis de Newark sirvió como celebrante principal y homilista en la misa de Nuestra Señora de la Caridad de la Arquidiócesis de Nueva York en la … more
St. Cecilia and Holy Agony parish celebrated its annual Street Mass on 106th Street between Park and Lexington avenues in East Harlem Sept. 8. Father Peter Mushi, A.J., was the celebrant of the 4 … more
St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie is instituting an additional year of priestly formation, a Pastoral Year, beginning at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, for men studying for the … more
An interim parish administrator and assistant principal of the St. Francis de Sales parish and school in Marsh Harbour, Abaco Islands, Bahamas, said his school was in ruins and the island is in a desperate state following Hurricane Dorian. more
When Jesus told his disciples to love one another and pray for their enemies, he meant it—even disciples in a nation like Mozambique, where political tensions have led to violence, war and death, Pope Francis said. more
With a courtesy and solemnity seldom seen at a gathering of opposing political leaders, Mozambican politicians came together a month before their general election to welcome Pope Francis and pledge to work for peace and the common good. more
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