Letters to the editor
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I was a little surprised that there was no reader response published to the “Open Letter to Pope Francis on Prenatal Justice” by Fordham University professor Charles C. Camosy (CNY, Feb. … more
I am reflecting on today's Gospel after reading this week's edition of Catholic New York, particularly articles centered around the issues of race, prejudice and sinfulness. Jesus speaks to us so … more
Thank you for Msgr. Thomas Shelley’s profile of the courageous abolitionist, Father Thomas Farrell, part of the new series May Their Memory Be a Blessing (CNY, Feb. 25). Father Farrell, pastor … more
As soon as I read the article on Father Thomas Farrell in the Feb. 25 edition, I had to respond with congratulations. The author limns an image of New York and its leadership in the Church without … more
I recently received the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech. Though I had a mild fever after the second dose, it sure beats dying alone of Covid-19 in a hospital. I am very grateful to … more
I am blessed to have grown up in a devout Roman Catholic family of 12 children. We said prayers each night that began with the Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory Be. My siblings were born over a 14-year … more
My parents are subscribers to your publication and they were looking at the article in your most recent edition about the longest-married couples in the archdiocese. They weren’t aware that you … more
I was a little surprised by the reaction in the letters column in the Jan. 28 edition to your Jan. 14 cover story on the riot by pro-Trump supporters in the Capitol on Jan. 6 in which five people … more
I was incredulous at your choice of letters to publish in the Jan. 28 issue. One took exception that the reporting of the violence of the few in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol besmirched … more
I was surprised to see only negative letters in your placement of the attack on our sacred halls at the Capitol. Our proven voting system was viciously attacked. This great tragedy resulted and … more
At age 79, I have been a faithful reader of the Catholic press for many years, but I will not allow the biased reporting in your Jan. 14 issue to go unchallenged. Yes, mistakes were made, … more
I was appalled and bewildered by your recent cover story of the mayhem at the Capitol on January 6, truly a disgraceful farewell this was to our now erstwhile champion pro-life president, who besides … more
As a regular reader of Catholic New York, I was disturbed by the selection of the cover story in its Jan. 14 edition. A report of the mob attack on our nation’s Capitol read and looked like a lead … more
Many thanks to our good friend Bishop Edmund Whalen for celebrating Mass at St. Peter’s, Barclay Street, on the Jan. 4 feast day of St. Elizabeth Seton, and to Father Jarlath Quinn, pastor, for … more
In May 2020, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and the House of Representatives approved a Covid-19 relief package much larger than the final version approved and signed recently by President Trump. Sen. Mitch … more
Mr. Conroy's letter (CNY, Dec. 17) about a Dec. 3 article on excluding undocumented immigrants from the census is incorrect. The section of the Constitution he cites apportions representatives … more
I agree wholeheartedly with Donald J. Conroy’s letter (CNY, Dec. 17) concerning who should be included in the census for the purpose of determining representation. Carl P. Sardaro Sr. … more
As we enter the 10th month of the Covid-19 pandemic, parents and caregivers continue to face challenges in childcare, homeschooling and disruptions of routines. This is a difficult time for adults, … more
I want to wish all the best to newly elected Cardinals Wilton Gregory and Silvano Tomasi (CNY, Nov. 5). I have something in common with Cardinal Tomasi, who said, “I am one of those 40 million … more
Re: Editorial on McCarrick Report (CNY, Nov. 19) Granted, it is very easy to draw conclusions and point fingers after the facts have been presented—as Monday-morning quarterbacks do. However, my … more
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