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Knights Name Dutchess County Family of 9 Family of the Year

Ryan and Elizabeth Young and their seven children were honored for what they do every day. Parishioners of St. Martin de Porres in Poughkeepsie, they were named the International Family of the … more

Ukrainian Major Archbishop Celebrates Divine Liturgy in Sloatsburg

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk discussed the greatest gifts of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in his homily to several thousand Ukrainian Catholics during the Divine Liturgy at the 64th … more

Faith and Fun Ruled the Days at St. Denis Vacation Bible School

Marcello Greco and John Urbanowicz, who are both 11, are giving back to a parish Bible school that has given so much to them. They volunteered four mornings of their summer … more

Students, Staff Get Early Glimpse of Upgrades at Shrub Oak School

Staff and students of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School received a jolt of energy Aug. 8 for the start of the 2018-2019 school year in Shrub Oak. “I feel like I’m coming into a new school. I … more

Summer Program Guides Young People Into Call to Service

At the Catholic Charities Kennedy Center in Harlem, high schoolers participated in a pilot project called Revolution of Change, a summer service program sponsored by the archdiocesan Office of Youth … more

CNEWA Sends Emergency Aid to Ethiopia

Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) hurried $40,000 in emergency aid to south central Ethiopia to assist more than 4,000 people running from interethnic violence in the region. more

Cardinal Dolan Addresses Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report

Cardinal Dolan, in a letter to the faithful of the archdiocese, has addressed the Aug. 14 clerical abuse report of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury. Written Aug. 15, the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Cardinal said: more

Federal Judge Orders Administration to Restore DACA

A federal judge in Washington, D.C. Aug. 3 ordered the Trump administration to restore a program that helped young adults brought into the country illegally as minors, saying reasons calling for its demise were not justified. more

HHS Urged to Reissue Rules to Enforce Required Notice on Abortion Coverage

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services must issue new regulations to enforce a requirement that consumers be notified if a subsidized health plan offered under the Affordable Care Act covers elective abortion and informed they must pay an extra amount for the plan’s abortion coverage. more

Vatican Wants Accountability for Abusers, Those Who Protected Them

In the wake of a grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse in six dioceses in Pennsylvania, a Vatican spokesman called the abuses described in the report as being “criminal and morally reprehensible.” more

Fear, Uncertainty Lead to a ‘Do-It-Yourself’ Religion, Pope Says

Like the ancient Israelites, Christians today also can fall into the temptation of creating their own idols when difficulties and uncertainties arise, Pope Francis said. more

Pope Prays Blessed Paul VI Will Intercede for ‘Church He Loved So Much’

On the 40th anniversary of the death of Blessed Paul VI, Pope Francis went into the grotto under St. Peter’s Basilica to pray at his predecessor’s simple tomb. more

Knights Urged to Join in Novena for Legal Protection of Human Life

Motivated by the upcoming change on the Supreme Court, the Knights of Columbus is urging its members and all Catholics to join in a novena to pray for the protection of human life in the law. more

Seattle Catholics Celebrate Special Olympics’ 50th Anniversary

The Special Olympics, founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, turned 50 this year, with this year’s games held in Seattle. more

Archbishop, Attorney General Address Religious Liberty at Department of Justice Conference

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., gave three reasons why religious freedom is important to the Catholic Church in a speech July 30 at a conference on the issue at the Justice Department in Washington, D.C. more

Coming To Jesus

A Mass honoring Divino Nino (Divine Child Jesus) at St. Margaret Mary Church in the Bronx July 18 drew 400 people. more

Teens Getting Ready to Perform Blessed Solanus’ Story on Stage

Mckenzie Malcolm is ready for what her next performance may bring. The parishioner of St. Columba in Hopewell Junction is one of 23 teens with roles in “Solanus: Blessed in America, The Story of … more

Six Priests of the Archdiocese Retire

Six priests of the archdiocese have retired, effective July 1, the Cardinal’s Office announced. All had previously reached the normal priest retirement age of 75, or they will reach it at … more

Many Urge More Accountability by Church After Abuse Revelations

The sexual abuse allegations surrounding now-former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick have prompted some Church figures to urge a thorough reckoning of the U.S. Church’s clerical sexual abuse … more

Thornwood Native Is First American-born Syro-Malabar Priest Ordained in U.S.

Father Kevin Mundackal made history in May as the first American-born Syro-Malabar priest ordained in the United States. Ordained for the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago on May … more
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