Letters to the editor
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Coverage Rapped

The unsigned Catholic News Service article on Page 7 of CNY’s Feb. 2 issue was filled with innuendos and distortions with respect to President Trump’s temporary ban on travel to … more

She’s Not ‘Satisfied’

Re: “Second Avenue Subway Satisfies East Side Catholics” (CNY, Jan. 19), I believe the Second Avenue Subway likely only “satisfies” those whose affordable homes … more

‘Ripple Effect’

I would like to comment on John Woods’ Editor’s Report regarding NYPD Detective Steven McDonald in the Jan. 19 issue. I appreciate Woods’ eyewitness account of Steven’s … more

Honoring the Office

I am writing in response to “Without Remorse,” the letter (CNY, Jan. 19) chastising Cardinal Dolan for participating in the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Cardinal … more

Plea for Immigrants

We urge the Cardinal to raise his voice on behalf of the archdiocese over the current administration’s treatment of immigrants and refugees. Katharine W. and John M. Conroy New … more

‘Culture of Encounter’

Thank you so much for the article, “Creating a Culture of Encounter Theme for Migration Week” (CNY, Jan. 5). I want to take this opportunity to thank Cardinal Dolan, Catholic … more

Stamp of Approval

It’s an annual Christmas tradition in our house, as important as decorating the tree and attending Mass. We enjoy Chris Sheridan’s stained-glass Nativity photos so much that we are … more

Heroic Memories

When I saw Maria Bastone’s photo of the Christmas Eve Mass at Truck One (CNY, Jan. 5), I had a proud tear in my eye and a lump in my throat. The pride and pain of the extraordinary … more

Without Remorse

I am terribly disappointed to find out that Cardinal Dolan will be participating in the inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump on Jan. 20 (CNY, Jan. 5). President-elect Trump has … more

Words of Inspiration

Just a note to praise Ms. Mary De Turris Poust for her wonderful and inspirational column, “Heeding God’s Subtle Signs,” in the Jan. 5 issue. She really masters her craft. Her … more

Message Received

We visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral several times each year, and yesterday was one of those times. I read the Cardinal’s column (CNY, Dec. 22), which reflected upon his youth and a … more

Saintly Pause

I wish someone could adequately explain to this average parishioner (me) why our 2,000-year-old Church is in such a rush nowadays. I suspect that it is simply a sign of the times—an … more

Timely Cause

Re: the column “After Berlin Attack, German Catholics Unite in Prayer” (CNY, Dec. 22). I dropped in at a church on Dec. 26, St. Stephen’s Day, which was when the “German … more

‘A Bright Light’

On behalf of The JoyJ Initiative, I would like to thank Catholic New York for shining such a bright light on the work that we do for our less fortunate brothers and sisters who live on the … more

Youth in Need

I read the letter (“What About Immigrants?”) by John Graham of Wallkill in the Nov. 24 issue. I agree that they are the heart of our parishes. People do not realize that the most … more

Keep Writing, Jerry

Most of us know people are living much longer; the fastest growing age group is 85 and much older, but too little is said about needing media voices who know the experience. I urge Jerry Costello … more

A ‘Complicated’ Matter

A letter to the editor in your Nov. 10 issue cites a statement by Catholic News Service that both the Democratic and Republican candidates hold positions not in accord with Catholic teaching, and … more

Bold Measures Needed

In an effort to speak to James O’Neill of the uncertainty he expressed in a letter in the Nov. 10 issue, and in furtherance of John Woods’ column in the same issue, according to exit … more

What About Immigrants?

The Nov. 10 edition contains no mention of the No. 1 threat to our immigrant brothers and sisters, the new administration’s effort to crack down on immigration and step up deportation. What … more

Points to Ponder

I have been rereading Pope Benedict XVI’s catechesis (March 7, 2007) on the Fathers of the Church. In the teaching on Eusebius of Caesarea, Benedict quotes this from Cardinal Jean … more
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