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Ten years ago, I began a most extraordinary Lent by walking up the Aventine Hill to the Basilica of Santa Sabina on the first day of the Roman station church pilgrimage—an eight-week journey that … more
Sorry to bring it up. If not now, during Lent, when? I’m talking about sin. We Catholics are often criticized as “hung up” on sin, guilt ridden, oppressed, negative, beating ourselves up … more
Hace un par de semanas, justo después de la investidura de nuestro nuevo presidente, fui invitado al agradable programa de radio semanal, “El rabino y el reverendo”, con mis amigos el rabino … more
Los relatos evangélicos no nos han transmitido ni una sola palabra dicha por José, lo cual no deja de llamarnos la atención. Hubiéramos querido tener algunas frases suyas. Muchos se preguntarán … 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
Father Brian Shanley, O.P., began his service as president of St. John’s University exactly as the big snowstorm hit New York a couple weeks ago. “I was two for two in snow days,” he … 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
By now, we’ve all heard of the amazing Super Bowl LV performance by quarterback Tom Brady who, at age 43, led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a blowout win over the Kansas City Chiefs and collected his … more
A couple of weeks ago, the Church throughout the world celebrated the feast of the conversion of the apostle Paul. I think we are all familiar with the famous account where Paul while on the road to … more
Flannery O’Connor, the American Catholic southern gothic writer, once said, “I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.” That line has always resonated with me, but … 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
I was practically driven to Rome,” Edmonia Lewis told The New York Times in 1878 upon her return to the Manhattan church of the Rev. Henry Highland Garnet. Ms. Lewis said she had been driven away … more
Como hemos escrito en otra columna, los evangelios nos presentan dos genealogías de Jesús. La genealogía de Mateo es descendente: parte de Abraham hasta llegar a Jesús (Cf., Mt 1, 2-16); mientras … more
A couple weeks ago, right after the inauguration of our new president, I was a guest on the enjoyable weekly radio show, “The Rabbi and the Rev,” with my friends Rabbi Joseph Potasnik and the … 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
It’s normal for us to hear from pro-life leaders right around the March for Life in Washington, D.C., which coincides with the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision. As many readers know, this … more
St. Thomas Aquinas distinguished between two concepts called “acts of humans” as opposed to “human acts.” At first blush this may sound like semantics, but when we understand his reasoning we … more
News media has always come in for a lot of criticism—sometimes rightly, sometimes not. But that goes with the territory of an institution that seeks to be a messenger, especially since the … more
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