Letters to the editor
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Forming Consciences

In the recent article, “When Political Choice Is Tough, Pray and Vote Your Conscience,” (CNY, Oct. 13) Catholic News Service reports on a response by Pope Francis to a … more

Hard to Heal

CNY’s Oct. 13 issue included a heartfelt letter titled “In Need of Healing.” Sister spoke, in part, about how issues of taxation, climate change and racial tensions tend to … more

A Beautiful Day’

Many thanks to Catholic New York for helping the Volunteer Association of the Mary Manning Walsh Home make the 29th annual Walkathon a huge success by advertising the event. I received phone … more

‘Stand Together’

Why do we speak out in defense of other religions, but keep silent when it comes to the attacks on our Catholic religion? It’s alarming to see the blatant outrageous attacks by John … more

‘All-Time Low’

lfred E. Smith dinner, mark October 20, 2016, as the date when the Archdiocese of New York reached an all-time low representing its constituents. When arguably the premier charitable Catholic … more

A New Shepherd

On Sunday, Sept. 25, I was privileged to attend the Installation Mass of Father Robert J. Bubel as pastor of St. Mary/Holy Name of Jesus and St. Peter parish in Kingston. Auxiliary Bishop … more

In God’s Hands

Thank you Catholic New York and Christie Chicoine for giving so much space to informing your readers of Deacon Jim Stahlnecker’s  prayer  campaign for the upcoming presidential … more

Prayerful Discernment

I want to thank Deacon Jim Stahlnecker for presenting to the American electorate “A Prayer at Election Time” (CNY, Sept. 29). This prayer card is non-partisan and simply asks the … more

‘Blessed Example’

Thanks for Christie Chicoine’s article on the 15th Anniversary FDNY Memorial Service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral (CNY, Sept. 15). Especially poignant was Father Thomas … more

‘Place at the Table’

Reading your editorial about our Church’s involvement, (CNY, Sept. 15) in the much-maligned United Nations was refreshing and hopeful, especially with our world’s great refugee … more

Not ‘Unforgivable’

I am an Aisle Person (Letters, Sept. 15). I am claustrophobic, and when I am surrounded by large people, I am extremely uncomfortable. If the biggest problem Mr. Ganssle has in life is to watch … more

Front Pew Solution

In bold contrast, and response, to the AP-observer’s lament (Letters, Sept. 15), perhaps the best way to avoid the temptation of labeling, and judging, others–while in the house of … more

Aisle People

Because of my peripatetic lifestyle, I’ve attended Mass at many parishes. For the past 20 years, I’ve probably worshipped at 30 different Catholic churches across America each year … more

A Blessing to All

I have to write to Catholic New York to tell of the wonderful man, priest and friend that Msgr. John Mescall was (Obituary, Page 54). His passing is a great loss to many. He was a blessing to … more

Second Review

John Mulderig’s review of “Ben Hur” (CNY, Sept. 1) conflates Bonhoeffer’s concept of “Cheap Grace” with bad script writing and acting. Mulderig observes that … more

Summer Reading

Thank you so much the advertisement recommending a good summer reading book. “All the Stars in the Heavens” by Adriana Trigiani was great reading I’ve now been introduced to … more

‘Rite Was Wrong’

Vice President Joseph Biden’s recent marriage rite was wrong (CNY, Aug. 18). I am grateful to Archbishops Joseph Kurtz and Thomas Wenski and Bishop Richard Malone for defending the … more

‘Causing Confusion’

While the USCCB blog laments the actions of Vice President Biden for giving counter-witness by officiating at a same-sex marriage, it is not Biden who gives counter-witness but the USCCB … more

Not Confused

In the article about Vice President Biden officiating at a same-sex marriage (CNY, Aug. 18), three bishops claim that the Vice President, by his participation, has created confusion over … more

Distorted View

Once again I feel the need to protest George Weigel’s column (CNY, Aug. 18). In this case, he attacks the Washington Post for not being as smart as he is about the Catholic Church. George … more
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