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Catholic Charities of Staten Island is again stepping up to address the borough’s drug epidemic by acquiring Carl’s House, changing the name to Carl’s Recovery Center and moving it to the … more
A special vigil Mass in the Bronx was offered as broadcast and newspaper reports continued to come in daily about the deadly social and political turmoil in the Central American country of Nicaragua. … more
Pope Francis named a pioneering U.S. scientist specializing in stem-cell research to the Pontifical Academy for Sciences. Elaine Fuchs, professor and head of the laboratory of mammalian cell … more
Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto, and Cardinal Juan Jose Omella of Barcelona, Spain, will serve as the keynote speakers at the New York Catholic Bible Summit 2018 at Cathedral High School on East … more
A bill described by some observers as the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation has been sent to the desk of Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds. more
The archdiocesan Office for Public Policy and the Young Adult Outreach Office co-sponsored a Mass and prayer vigil last week for the well-being of Alfie Evans, the toddler from the United Kingdom who suffered from a severe degenerative brain condition. The boy died two days later. more
Rusty Staub was remembered as a member of “God’s Hall of Fame” at a Memorial Mass celebrated by Cardinal Dolan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral April 25. “Rusty has bypassed Cooperstown … more
A North American delegation negotiated the steep incline to a clinic draped over the roadway, like an olive tree from a limestone bluff. “Yesterday we prayed,” said Cardinal Dolan, who the day … more
Cardinal Dolan wrote this blog post after returning from his visit to Lebanon April 14-18 with the Catholic Near East Welfare Association. more
Father Enrique Salvo, pastor of St. Anselm and St. Roch parish in the Bronx and a native of Nicaragua, will celebrate a Mass for peace in Nicaragua on Saturday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m., in St. Anselm’s … more
God calls all Christians to be saints—not plastic statues of saints, but real people who make time for prayer and who show loving care for others in the simplest gestures, Pope Francis said in his … more
Seeking for all to realize the urgency of the moment, top officials with New York State and Catholic Charities announced the launch of a pro bono legal network to expand services for immigrants … more
In the new documentary, “The Heart of Nuba,” an inspiring true story is told about Dr. Tom Catena, an American physician at Mother of Mercy Hospital in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. There, the … more
One hundred years after receiving Vatican approval to begin missionary work in China, the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers recalled the “original inspiration and holy stubbornness” of the … more
Cardinal John Ribat of Papua New Guinea delivered an urgent message on “Climate Change, Sustainability and the Common Good” at the College of Mount St. Vincent in the Riverdale section of the … more
The New York State budget bill, introduced by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Jan. 16, includes an abortion expansion proposal that would lift virtually all limitations on abortion. Law requires a budget to … more
Firefighters lined Fifth Avenue before the Funeral Mass celebrated by Cardinal Dolan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral March 27 to pay tribute to Lieutenant Michael R. Davidson who died battling a fire in … more
Cardinal John Ribat of Papua New Guinea visited St. Ignatius Loyola Church in Manhattan earlier this week, where he received the parish’s Loyola Medal and gave a lecture on how climate change is … more
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