Cardinal Dolan

Editorial & Opinion
Come and Get Your Gift

Last Saturday, I accompanied my wife to the Funeral Mass of her 87-year-old uncle at a parish church in Garfield, N.J., not an uncommon experience for us these days as the older generation in our …

‘The Comings of Christ’

The passing of George H.W. Bush, our forty-first president, has moved me. I’ve always admired him. While working at the Vatican Embassy in Washington, I got to meet him a number of times, …

Bajo El Signo de La Esperanza

Con la celebración de la Solemnidad de Cristo Rey culmina el Año Litúrgico bajo el signo de la esperanza del cumplimiento de las promesas de Dios. El Señor Jesús vendrá lleno de gloria al final …

Fail Again

A willingness to be vulnerable in front of other people is probably one of my best qualities. I know that sounds like a self-deprecating put-down, and for the longest time—most of my life—I would …

Embracing Divine Revelations, Accepting the Unknown

It all started with a lost birth certificate. The Holy Spirit was at work that day and hasn’t slowed down since. My aunt Jan has always known she was adopted, and the many mysteries surrounding …

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Public Notice by the Archdiocese of New York

The opportunity for peaceful public assembly is a constitutionally protected hallmark of our American democracy. There are also rules that govern such assemblies. St. Patrick’s Cathedral, as …

New York Parishes Joining National Night of Prayer for Life Dec. 8-9

Parishioners in the Archdiocese of New York are invited to join in praying for the sanctity of all human life on the National Night of Prayer for Life, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8-9. Parishes in New …

College of New Rochelle Dedicates Harlem Location

The College of New Rochelle celebrated the expansion of its Rosa Parks Campus in Harlem during a Nov. 29 ribbon-cutting ceremony at the campus’ new location at 313 W. 125th St. Classes at the …

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Our Faith

As U.N. Declaration Hits 70, Push to Include ‘New’ Rights Called Troubling

Seventy years after its adoption, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was lauded Dec. 4 as a seminal, yet imperfect achievement of the nascent United Nations. Speakers at a panel honored the foresight of the declaration’s fram

Feast of Immaculate Conception Does Not Get Weekend Dispensation

Just last year, Catholics were required to attend separate Masses two days in a row for the Sunday obligation and Monday’s Christmas Mass. Now, they have a similar opportunity this year with the feast of the Immaculate Conception falling on a Saturday—Dec. 8.

French Delegation

President George H.W. Bush, 94, Recalled for Faith, Support for Life

When President George H.W. Bush was running for re-election in 1992, he told Catholic News Service that he believed that a strong religious faith could provide “an extra shot of strength when you need it.”

Pope Francis Expresses Condolences for Death of Former President Bush

Pope Francis expressed his condolences for the death of the 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Bush.
SCHOOL NEWS
Schools Coverage

Dr. Timothy McNiff to Retire as Superintendent of Schools in April

Dr. Timothy J. McNiff is retiring as superintendent of schools of the archdiocese in April. After serving in that capacity for the past decade, Dr. McNiff cited his desire to return to his …

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St. Gregory Barbarigo School Choir Launches Radio City’s Christmas Spectacular

Anna Leonido said she will always remember the morning she and 18 schoolmates in the St. Gregory Barbarigo School choir kicked off the 2018 Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall in …

Military Salute

La Salle Academy in Manhattan welcomed members of the U.S. armed forces to its annual Veteran Days’ assembly Nov. 9. Jerome Pannell, La Salle’s assistant principal for students services and …
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Misa Para La Purísima

Más de 1.200 personas asistieron a la misa anual para la Purísima el 2 de diciembre en la catedral de San Patricio. El obispo David A. Zywiec Sidor, O.F.M. Cap., de la diócesis de Siuna, …

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