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Dante Alighieri died 700 years ago, on Sept. 14, 1321, just one year after completing the Divine Comedy. The years leading up to his death were tumultuous, marked by a long exile from his home city … more
An American flag and white roses align engraved names of those who perished in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. The photo, from the perimeter of a reflecting pool at … more
“Here, grief is palpable,” said Pope Francis when he visited the National September 11 Memorial and Museum six years ago. “A Witness to Peace: A Multi-Religious Gathering With … more
Msgr. Marc J. Filacchione, a longtime FDNY chaplain who was at the scene at the World Trade Center and other venues on 9/11, shared reflections last week on the tragic day.   “It … more
Old school hockey guys call them “sweaters.” That’s because back in the day, hockey jerseys were made of wool. Often sporting knightly lace-up necks, they were iconic symbols of … more
The St. Clare World Trade Center Outreach Program on Staten Island guided grieving survivors of those who died in the collapse of the Twin Towers on 9/11. They needed to know “where to … more
A 9/11 Catholic Memorial is in front of St. Peter’s Church on Barclay Street in Manhattan, just a short walk from the 9/11 Memorial and Museum located at the site of the World Trade … more
Moments of reflection are shown on anniversaries of 9/11 and other special occasions.  more
Cardinal Dolan will offer Mass to raise awareness for the persecuted Christians in Africa at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Thursday, Sept. 9, at 5:30 p.m. The Mass is being celebrated on the Feast of … more
Hall of Famer Mike Piazza, an All-Star catcher for the Mets, will return to New York to speak about his faith at ManUp New York, a daylong Catholic men’s spirituality conference Saturday, Oct. … more
Cardinal Dolan will lead a 20th anniversary memorial service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday, Sept. 11, to remember the 343 FDNY firefighters killed in the terrorist attacks on the World … more
En la misa anual en honor a San Martín de Porres se animó a los miembros de la congregación a rezar “con fe y esperanza” por la intercesión del santo peruano, patrono de la justicia social y … more
In Cuba, unprecedented protests began July 11 with many people demanding long-denied social liberties and expressing anger and frustration over economic and societal deterioration.  In Miami, … more
El 7 de julio, día en que se celebró el 75 aniversario de la canonización de Madre Cabrini, el Santuario de Santa Francisca Javiera Cabrini en la sección Washington … more
There really is no place like home for a prized piece of movie memorabilia that came to The Catholic University of America’s drama department about 50 years ago. Missing for decades, the … more
SEVENTH IN A SERIES Dr. Henry van Dusen, president of Union Theological Seminary, one of America’s premier Protestant seminaries, said on one occasion in the late 1940s that, if the Catholic … more
Dennis Poust, executive director of the New York State Catholic Conference, asked the full New York congressional delegation in a July 7 letter on behalf of Cardinal Dolan and the other Catholic … more
The second morning after undergoing colon surgery, Pope Francis was continuing to recover well and, after a restful night, he had breakfast, read the newspapers and got out of bed to walk, the … more
Cardinal Dolan, president of the New York State Catholic Conference, with the consent of the other seven diocesan bishops of the state, has appointed Dennis Poust as executive director, effective immediately. more
The University of Notre Dame observed the conclusion of Religious Freedom Week in the U.S. with a Religious Liberty Summit June 28-29 that invited ecumenical leaders and scholars from around the … more
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