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Moments of difficulty and desolation are opportunities for praying, drawing closer to Jesus and discerning the right path, Pope Francis said. more
“We can pray for Ukraine by saying, ‘Hurry up, Lord,’” Pope Francis told visitors and pilgrims at his weekly general audience. more
Gathered in Baltimore for their fall general assembly Nov. 14-17, the bishops elected new leadership, heard about the crisis in Ukraine and what’s facing migrants at the U.S. southern border. more
Sister Virginia Joy, S.V., director of the archdiocese’s Respect Life Office, was the keynote speaker at the seventh Feminine Genius Brunch Nov. 12 in White Plains. More than 200 women gathered … more
At the annual World Mission Sunday Mass inside St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Cardinal Dolan reminded the attentive missioners that the Church family is always supportive and grateful for their … more
The flagship building of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences will be named the Kelly Center for Health Services to honor benefactors and graduates, Alfred and Peggy Kelly, the … more
The Second Vatican Council, convened by Pope John XXIII to address the role of the Church in the modern world, was an epic event when it opened Oct. 11, 1962. It came at the start of an era that … more
The Catholic New York office at the New York Catholic Center is a short walk from the Center for Migration Studies of New York on East 60th Street near the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. I have not made … more
Cardinal Anthony Poola celebrated a Mass of thanksgiving Oct. 8 at St. Ann’s Church in Nyack, which was attended by Indian Catholics from several states. Cardinal Poola was appointed Archbishop … more
Pope Francis did not mince words last Sunday with his appeal for an immediate end to the war in Ukraine. It was not his first time calling for an end to the fighting that began with Russian … more
Many New Yorkers planning to travel to World Youth Day Lisbon 2023 met last week with Auxiliary Bishop Joseph A. Espaillat to receive information about the international gathering led by Pope Francis … more
Father Osvaldo Hernandez, parochial vicar of St. Peter and St. Mary parish in Haverstraw said he and family members returned to New York from their native Dominican Republic Sept. 18 after visiting … more
My visits to St. John the Divine Cathedral on Manhattan’s Upper West Side have been few. A recent trip, on Sept. 8, will stay with me for some time … more
Giant Puppet of Syrian Refugee Girl Stops at St. Patrick’s “Little Amal,” a giant puppet that is on a worldwide pilgrimage to raise awareness about the plight of unaccompanied … more
At the United Nations Annual Prayer Service, Archbishop John Wester of Santa Fe, N.M., offered a reflection, “A Conversation Toward Nuclear Disarmament.”  The multi-language … more
Aware that we Catholics in America have undertaken a Eucharistic Revival, last month I offered a column on the centrality of the Mass in our lives, sparked by my visit on vacation in Ireland to one … more
Beatifying Blessed John Paul I, Pope Francis praised the late pope for showing the world God’s goodness and for living the Gospel without compromise. “Our new blessed lived that way: … more
The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture will present “Faith: The Competitive Edge” with Lonnie Ali and photographer Neil Leifer Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. Ms. Ali and Leifer … more
Cardinal Dolan on Sunday celebrated a Mass marking the 200th anniversary of the establishment of the first parish of the neighboring Diocese of Brooklyn and also commemorating the bicentennial of the official Catholic presence on Long Island. more
I was appalled to read the editorial titled Pope’s Penitential Pilgrimage (CNY, July 28). The pilgrimage of Pope Francis from Rome to Canada at age 85, to apologize and beg forgiveness to … more
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