Letters to the editor
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‘Promise to the Faithful

George Ganssle’s protest got my attention, and I must respond. For one thing, God’s glory is yet to be revealed to us, as say in the Transfiguration, or in the beginning of … more

Praising Humanity, Too

When George Ganssle thanks God for His “great glory,” he is not showering Him with empty praise for the sake of empty praise. God’s “great glory” is His angels … more

‘Britain’s Brave Move’

“He must increase; I must decrease.”  So said John the Baptist as quoted by John the Evangelist, Chapter 3 verse 30. Perhaps there is some symbolism that the … more

He Made His Jumps

Re: Father Joseph J. Smolinski (Obituary, CNY, June 23) In 1956, Father Smolinski and I were assigned to the HQ. Battery, 54th Field Artillery Group, XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, N.C. … more

Quiet Protest

I’m just a simple truck driver, un hombre sincero. One thing I can’t abide is the part of the Mass where the congregation now says, “…we give You thanks for Your … more

‘Grave Misconception’

The God I know as revealed to me by His divine love, Our Lord Jesus Christ, is a God who being all powerful, seeing and knowing is also compassionate, merciful, forgiving and loving of all … more

Great Influences

In the May 26 issue of Catholic New York, you published an obituary for Msgr. Donald W. Hendricks. It mentioned the fact that he had two maternal uncles who were priests. I thought it might be of … more

More Than a Voice

In your May 12 issue, Dan Pietrafesa presented a laudable outline of the achievements of Vin Scully.  I was very pleased to read such a positive review of a man I have admired since I was a … more

‘Because I Believe’

“Because I believe in the Bible, which teaches to love and welcome the immigrant and because…I’m an American.” What wondrous words by our Cardinal Dolan in regard to the … more

Living Each Day

On May 11, at my parish, I attended “An Educational Evening on Opposing Assisted Suicide” sponsored by the archdiocese’s Family Life/Respect Life Office. The main speaker, Ed Mechmann, Esq., … more

Misplaced Blame

I am responding to a recent letter from Patrick O’Connor of the Bronx (CNY, May 26) that disapproved of the CNY coverage of Father Daniel Berrigan, S.J. Instead of bemoaning “the … more
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