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As the calendar turns to a New Year, we’re all looking ahead to better days. How can it be otherwise? The year 2020 was an annus horribilis, a horrible year, in so many ways—the sickness and … more
As we await the joyous celebration of the coming of our Lord at Christmas, we’re experiencing these weeks of Advent with a rising sense of hope that the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel is … more
Religious freedom came out a winner last week in two important pandemic-related court rulings in favor of New York’s Catholic parishes and schools. It’s about time. The constitutionally … more
First, we want to offer our heartiest congratulations to Cardinal-elect Wilton D. Gregory, the Archbishop of Washington who will become the first African-American cardinal at a Nov 28 consistory at … more
They lived in different centuries and in different parts of the world, but in many ways Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, and Italian teenager Carlo Acutis exemplify the … more
Two years in the making, the Vatican’s exhaustive report on Theodore E. McCarrick’s rise in the Church hierarchy despite allegations of sexual misconduct is disturbing reading. The 90-year-old … more
The new encyclical, signed Oct. 3 by Pope Francis, is a welcome document indeed during these tumultuous months of pandemic, civil unrest and political turbulence. Fratelli Tutti, translated as … more
The storied history of St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, begins a new chapter this semester, welcoming a new rector, Bishop James Massa, as it enters its 125th anniversary year. We congratulate … more
The response of the Church and individual Catholics to the devastating explosion in the Port of Beirut, Lebanon, one month ago has been impressive and heartwarming. The prayers, the expressions of … more
As we approach the end of summer 2020, we in New York are in a situation that was unimaginable when we rang in the New Year eight months ago. Stay-at-home orders, mandatory masks in public, social … more
We’ve had a lot to cope with since we ushered in the new decade on January 1, 2020. The worldwide coronavirus pandemic and its social distancing restrictions, the resulting economic … more
They will not bring home the gold medals of U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, nor will they inspire the roar of the crowd at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the same way as legendary Jamaican … more
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