Letters to the editor
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Thank you for your Editor’s Report in the March 30 issue regarding “a few prayer secrets.”   I feel solidarity with you because we, in our parish, also pray for … more
Thank you for the beautiful obituary of Msgr. Peter Gelsomino (CNY, March 2). Msgr. Gelsomino treated everyone with the same respect, kindness and love. Even though Msgr. Gelsomino taught many … more
George Weigel clearly shows his bias with this early sentence in his most recent column, “Electoral refuseniks who can not abide the verdict rendered on Nov. 8…” (CNY, March … more
I have attended St. Mary’s Church here on Grand Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan for 37 years. Msgr. Neil Connolly (Obituary, Page 33) was my priest for 28 of those years. … more
Reading your recent article on the CYO cheerleading championships (CNY, March 30), I noticed a disturbing trend.  Some of the school uniforms seemed to have lost their Catholic identity. … more
Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them…” (Matthew 6:1) Listening to our pastor, Father Eugene Carrella, read … more
Re: “USCCB Committee Chairmen Laud Decision in Transgender Directive.”(CNY, March 2).  Over the last eight years, under the Obama administration, the LGBT agenda has been in the forefront of … more
We as a society have gotten off track, having insisted on a “me” mentality. Some clearly claim: I am what I do. It used to mean something to hold open a door for your neighbor and walk … more
Accuracy in editorializing is important. The Feb. 16 issue of CNY states that “...including five on Staten Island” in reference to the number of recent immigrant … more
When Catholics or any Christian protest the liberal acts of our Church hierarchy regarding caring for the less fortunate, they sometimes preach to us the parable of the Good Samaritan. What these … more
Regarding Cardinal Dolan’s blog piece “Consistency Please” (Feb. 1). I love and respect my archdiocesan shepherd, Cardinal Dolan. However, comments like these, it seems to me, … more
Will we Catholics of New York City ever be able to say very clearly and on the front page of Catholic New York that the lives of immigrants and refugees are sacred and must be protected? Will we … more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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