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Sixty years after his death, Capuchin Father Solanus Casey will move a step closer to canonization as Pope Francis announced May 4 that the beloved friar, who earlier had been named venerable, met … more
Archbishop Sebastian Shaw, O.F.M., marked his eighth anniversary as a bishop in Manhattan raising awareness of Aid to the Church in Need, which is assisting Catholics in his home Archdiocese of … more
Zuleika Rymer will remember and share her Easter memory for many years. The senior at the Academy of Mount St. Ursula in the Bronx watched CBS correspondent Mo Rocca present to Pope Francis her … more
Cardinal Dolan has asked the faithful of the archdiocese to a Requiem Mass he is celebrating for a man who witnessed an apparition nearly 140 years ago. “In 1879, John Curry witnessed an … more
In the insurance world, extreme weather events such as tornadoes are often referred to as "acts of God." But in the small Texas town of Emory, about 50 miles northwest of Tyler and 70 miles east … more
In an illustration involving the plight of today’s refugees, two speakers at a recent immigration forum posed, from different perspectives, the necessity of the flight into Egypt of Joseph, Mary … more
Cardinal Dolan met with an Indonesian delegation at his Manhattan residence earlier this week to discuss a range of issues, including one that has been on the forefront of America’s shores: … more
Father Brian McWeeney, director of the archdiocesan Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, took part in a special panel discussion on The Dachau Album: An Interfaith Holocaust Project, … more
Georgetown University and the Society of Jesus’ Maryland province apologized April 18 for their roles in the 1838 sale of 272 enslaved individuals for the university’s benefit. More than 100 … more
“Who has the last word?” Cardinal Dolan asked the joyful faithful gathered for Mass in a packed St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Easter Sunday morning. more
Internationally known author Joseph Pearce will deliver a talk at the Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven, Conn. Thursday, April 27 in conjunction with the museum’s World War I lecture series. more
Cardinal Dolan greets the joyful faithful on Palm Sunday, April 9, at the 10:15 a.m. Mass he celebrated at at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. more
The U.S. bishops in a pastoral reflection released March 22 called all Catholics to do what each of them can “to accompany migrants and refugees who seek a better life in the United … more
A California Catholic high school did away with future car washes and pizza kit sales March 2 when the $15,000 investment it made with Snap Inc., the company that developed the messaging app … more
Plans are in place for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations across the archdiocese. Cardinal Dolan will offer St. Patrick’s Day Mass at 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 17, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan. more
The archdiocesan Office of the Superintendent of Schools announced Feb. 6 that five Catholic elementary schools will close and one will transition to a universal pre-K (UPK) at the end of the current academic year. more
For the 29th year in a row, people of all faiths are urged to observe a national day of prayer for the African-American family Feb. 5 as part of Black History Month, observed every February more
After weeks of very public tensions with the Vatican, the head of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta accepted Pope Francis’ request that he submit his resignation. more
Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq, planned to discuss the suffering of Christians in his homeland during a visit to the United States beginning Feb. 2. more
Detective Steven McDonald, the New York City police officer who was paralyzed after being shot in the line of duty 30 years ago and famously forgave his teenage assailant and went on to became a prophetic voice for forgiveness and reconciliation, died on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 10. He was 59. more
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