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Reacting to “the horrific mass shooting” that took place early Dec. 6 at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Bishop William A. Wack of Pensacola-Tallahassee said the “tragedy in our diocese is truly heartbreaking.” more
The Archdiocese of New York has opened online admissions for the 2020-2021 school year, and will host six open house events at 120 schools across the archdiocese from January through March. more
As might be expected of two priests who have each served the Archdiocese of New York for at least 35 years, some similarities exist in the assignments Bishop-elect Edmund J. Whalen and Bishop-elect … more
Cardinal Dolan will be the principal ordaining bishop and celebrant at a Mass of Ordination of Bishops for Bishop-elect Edmund J. Whalen and Bishop-elect Gerardo J. Colacicco in St. Patrick’s … more
Auxiliary Bishop-elect Gerardo J. Colacicco is by nature a humble and shy person who fulfilled his dream of being a parish priest and now waits for what the next chapter entails as an auxiliary … more
The universality of the Church became acutely apparent to Bishop-elect Edmund J. Whalen while serving his diaconate summer in the Diocese of Kakamega, Kenya, on the Kenya-Uganda border, a mission to … more
Molly and Gregory Paglia moved to the mid-Hudson Valley four years ago and were visiting churches to find a parish to call home. The search ended at St. Joseph-Immaculate Conception in Millbrook … more
For the past quarter century, Bishop-elect Edmund J. Whalen and a group of priest friends have traveled together for a week each July, a tradition that started because they became close friends and … more
In the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, it was a time of sacred celebration for faithful parishioners and their dedicated pastor, and for the Archbishop of New York as well. On the evening of … more
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport, Conn., is the new chairman of the board of Catholic Relief Services following his appointment by Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. more
Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kan., chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee for Pro-Life Activities, and 17 other pro-life leaders have called on President Donald Trump to block an amendment they say would “enrich global abortion providers,” which currently is part of a Senate appropriations measure. more
While the world knows Nagasaki as the site of a U.S. atomic bomb blast, for the Catholic Church it is also the site of one of the fiercest campaigns of anti-Christian persecution. more
Describing himself as a “missionary pilgrim,” Pope Francis finally fulfilled a more than five-decade-old desire to share the Gospel in Japan. more
Missionaries are not mercenaries, but beggars who recognize that some brothers and sisters are missing from the community and long to hear the Good News of salvation, Pope Francis told the Catholics of Thailand. more
No sorprende a cualquiera que ha seguido al arzobispo de Los Ángeles José H. Gómez, que la reforma de inmigración esté al frente de su lista de prioridades como presidente recién electo de la … more
En la sección de Washington Heights del Alto Manhattan, fue un tiempo de sagrada celebración para fieles feligreses y su dedicado párroco; y también para el arzobispo de Nueva York. En la noche … more
El arzobispo Roberto González Nieves, OFM, de San Juan, Puerto Rico, quien sirvió como sacerdote en el Bronx en la década de los ochenta, ofreció palabras de esperanza a los fieles reunidos en la … more
El mayor truco que el demonio ha podido hacer es convencer al mundo de que no existe! Conozcan a su enemigo porque es real”. Así lo dijo el padre Joseph Espaillat al dirigirse a los asistentes a la Noche Juvenil Bilingüe del 8 de noviembre. Más de 1.200 jóvenes y adultos jóvenes se reunieron en el College of Mount St. Vincent en el Bronx para el IV Congreso Arquidiocesano de la … more
La parroquia de la Ascensión en la sección del Upper West Side de Manhattan esta celebrando su 125 aniversario a partir de este mes. El comité parroquial ha tratado de planificar conmemoraciones … more
Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, Pope Francis’ choice to be the Holy See’s new permanent observer to the United Nations, said the pope has given him the mission of enlightening international discussions and debates with the principles of Catholic social teaching. more
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