Letters to the editor
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The 2021 series of articles on distinguished priests of the Archdiocese of New York was very well done. Msgr. Thomas J. Shelley and Father Michael Morris should be commended. It is my hope that … more
Please thank Msgr. Thomas J. Shelley for the wonderful article in this week's paper (CNY, Dec. 30). It was my privilege to have known Father Richard Guastella since he arrived at Holy Rosary parish … more
I recently took up the challenge made by John Woods in his Editor’s Report column titled “An Advent Invitation (CNY, Dec. 2) when I asked a lapsed Catholic to come to Mass with me. To my … more
I wanted to commend George Weigel for his article (CNY, Dec. 16) calling out the ghastly human rights abuses China and its CCP are currently inflicting upon its citizens. As more and more time … more
I want to commend you for publishing George Weigel’s column castigating the IOC for proceeding with the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. He is exactly right to condemn the moral cowards who … more
Re: Good Move to Alleviate Homelessness (CNY, Dec. 16). I cannot agree more with your editorial regarding the increase of value of City FHEPS vouchers. As an affordable housing and homeless … more
I want to thank you for your wonderful coverage of Most Precious Blood’s 125th Anniversary Mass. Though I live now in Port Jervis, for many years I lived in Walden. I made my First Communion and … more
The Church cannot stay out of politics when politics grants power over people that has moral consequences. The well being and destiny of every person is very much the concern and special competence … more
Three questions on the USCCB statement on the Eucharist: Does Jesus really want us to limit who celebrates the Eucharist? After all, the Last Supper was celebrated with sinners, since all the … more
I am shocked and dismayed by the publication of Marylee Raymond Diamond's letter to the editor (CNY, Nov. 4). I believe parents absolutely should have a voice in what is being taught to their … more
I sent Claudia McDonnell’s column, “Faith and the Rights of Parents” (CNY, Oct. 21), to friends in the state of Virginia. These mothers and fathers, along with thousands of others, decided to … more
Thank you for always taking the time and space to recognize the religious jubilarians every year (CNY, Nov. 4). When you read the amount of time and service that these people have dedicated to their … more
Anniversary of Faith, Marked in Philippines and New YorkLike many parents of college-bound children, I wanted my kids to go to "big name" schools and they did. It can open doors and I still believe … more
Claudia McDonnell opined that parents should dictate what their children learn in school in her CNY column, "Faith and the Rights of Parents." (CNY, Oct. 21). I disagree: the purpose of public … more
Today was a truly sad day. I received my Catholic New York and saw the obituary for Father Kazmierz Kowalski. We first crossed paths at Blessed Sacrament in New Rochelle and later at St. Agnes and … more
A nice pairing in the Oct. 7 edition: Cardinal Dolan's article about the Rosary and Joyce Goetze's letter citing the need for prayer for our country. The Jesuits at Regis High School put me onto the … more
Protecting Creation Following Pope Francis' proclamations in Laudato Si’, the UN Climate Conference (COP26) coming Oct. 31 through the first two weeks of November, and the World Peace Conference … more
I read the beautiful article about “How to be Young at Heart” by Christina Capecchi (CNY, Sept. 9). It brought back memories of the old song by Jimmy Durante. Even as a senior citizen, I … more
I always look forward to receiving and reading Catholic New York newspaper because its articles are informative, as they should be, and inspiring and heartwarming as well. The newspaper gives a … more
Now, more than ever, there is a great need for prayer warriors. We only have to turn on the news to realize that our country is under attack by those who would destroy our freedom in their insatiable … more
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