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RHA’s Fallout in New York

The fallout continues here in the Archdiocese of New York over the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) ingloriously …

Vocation of Marriage

On any given day, you’ll find me and Dennis running the gauntlet of modern family life. If …

Adventure in Catholic Terms: ‘You Were Made for Greatness’

All afternoon I had been hunkered over my MacBook, perched above a frozen lake …

A Window Into Vermeer’s World

Johannes Vermeer’s “Allegory of the Catholic Faith” provides …

Away With the Lord

During the course of the year, my office has two separate silent retreats for men who are discerning the priesthood. The first of these is at the beginning of the Advent season and the second during …

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Sainthood Causes of Blessed Newman, Cardinal Mindszenty Advance

Pope Francis has signed a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed John Henry Newman, the English cardinal, clearing the way for his canonization. The Vatican …

Actor Gary Sinise Describes His Road to the Catholic Church

Gary Sinise, the actor perhaps best known for playing Lieutenant Dan in the 1994 movie “Forrest Gump,” followed an unusual path to becoming a Catholic. In a Feb. 4 telephone interview with …

Report Finds No Evidence of Racist Statements From Covington Students

An independent investigation into the much-discussed encounter that went viral between Catholic high school students, a Native American tribal leader and members of another protest group on the Lincoln Memorial grounds in Washington in January found no evidence that the students of Kentucky's Covington Catholic High School issued "offensive or racist statements."

Statement of the Sisters of Charity of New York of an Allegation of Abuse by One of Its Members

The Sisters of Charity of New York sadly acknowledge that an allegation of sexual misconduct was brought against Sister Mary Ann D’Antonio, S.C., by a former student at St. Raymond Academy for Girls in the Bronx. The alleged incident is said to have occurred approximately 30 years ago when Sister Mary Ann was a teacher at the Academy; she is currently principal. Sister Mary Ann denies the allegation. This matter was initially referred to the Bronx District Attorney, which could not pursue the complaint due to statute of limitations restrictions, and then to the Safe Environment Office of the Archdiocese of New York, which is investigating.
Our Faith

Seven Catholic Elementary Schools to Close in June

Seven Catholic elementary schools—two in Manhattan and the Bronx, and one each on Staten Island and in Dutchess and Sullivan counties—will close at the end of this school year. The Office of …

Helping World’s Bishops Understand Urgency of Crisis Is Summit Goal

The primary goal of the Vatican’s February summit on clerical sexual abuse and child protection is to help bishops understand the urgency of the crisis, Pope Francis said. During a news …

Survey Shows Uptick in Men, Women Taking Perpetual Religious Vows

When you head to Mass this Sunday, chances are you will hear the intention “an increase in vocations to the religious life” lifted up before the gifts are presented. A recent survey suggests …

40 Days for Life in Archdiocese Begins Ash Wednesday

With New York’s passage of the Reproductive Health Act, which permits abortion to the moment of birth, many are asking what can be done in response. 40 Days for Life is a life-saving prayer …

Archdiocese Remains Fully Compliant on Child Protection

The Archdiocese of New York was found in compliance with the data collection requirements for the 2017-2018 audit period of the U.S. Bishops’ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young …
SCHOOL NEWS
Schools Coverage

Career Day

Students at St. Angela Merici School in the Bronx took part in a Career Day panel of judges, lawyers, court officers, court reporters, social workers and interpreters. The Bronx Catholic Guild and …

Fun Day at Our Lady of Pompeii

Cardinal Dolan celebrates Catholic Schools Week at Our Lady of Pompeii School in Greenwich Village Jan. 30. His visit began with Mass in the church, followed by a tour of the school.

Seven Catholic Elementary Schools to Close in June

Seven Catholic elementary schools—two in Manhattan and the Bronx, and one each on Staten Island and in Dutchess and Sullivan counties—will close at the end of this school year. The Office of …
LORD, TO WHOM SHALL WE GO?

Improved Enrollment Key to Keeping Schools Open

Shortly after the New Year, I took a personal weekend and flew to Ireland.  While I always cherish a visit to the Emerald Isle, this was not really a “vacation” and I certainly …
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Mejoramiento de la Clave de Matriculas para Mantener las Escuelas Abiertas

Poco después del Año Nuevo, tomé un fin de semana personal e hice un viaje a Irlanda. Siempre aprecio una visita a la Isla Esmeralda, pero esto no fue realmente unas “vacaciones” y, …

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