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Catholic Charities’ Feeding Our Neighbors campaign topped its lofty goal of providing 1 million meals to New Yorkers in need. And thanks to the efforts of Catholics across the archdiocese as well … more
We don’t know why it is, but programs and ministries specifically directed at the needs and concerns of men are few and far between. Not just in the Church, but in society at large. Maybe … more
Pope Francis made it clear from the start of his pontificate. There would be no harsh judgments or exclusionary practices from him. Mercy, he said, is what it’s all about. It’s what Jesus … more
This must stop.” That’s what Cardinal Dolan said after the massacre of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya by Islamic State militants, whose murderous path across large swaths of Iraq and Syria … more
Legislation to legalize physician-assisted suicide has been introduced in both houses of the state Legislature in the current session. The so-called “Death With Dignity Act” was introduced in the … more
We heartily applaud Gov. Andrew Cuomo for keeping his promise to students and families by including in his 2015 Executive Budget a sorely needed education tax credit aimed at attracting private … more
A papal trip to New York had been widely expected for months, especially after the official Vatican announcement that Pope Francis would participate in the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting of Families … more
That’s Pope Francis, for you. Announcing the names of 15 new cardinal electors, who will get their red hats at the Feb. 14 consistory at the Vatican, the pope again expanded representation at … more
The recent decision of a Staten Island grand jury not to indict a police officer in connection with the chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, during a struggle to arrest him last July … more
Some Americans think President Barack Obama went too far with his executive order offering some protections to families of immigrants who came here illegally. Others think he did not go far … more

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