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Killing in the name of God is sacrilege, and religious leaders must denounce the use of faith to justify violence and oppression, Pope Francis said during a one-day visit to Albania. more
Two weeks before the start of an extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family, the Vatican announced the formation of a special commission to reform the process of granting marriage annulments. more
In a powerful address on the evening he blessed the new Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in lower Manhattan, Cardinal Dolan recalled admiringly the gifts and influence of the … more
40 Days for Life, a non-denominational initiative centered on prayer and fasting, peaceful vigils at abortion facilities, and educational outreach will take place at locations in the archdiocese from … more
To ensure the Good News is expressed correctly and efficiently, the Catechetical Office has been working on tools and resources for pastors, directors and coordinators of religious education, … more
Beams of light depicting the former Twin Towers of the World Train Center illuminate the Manhattan skyline in honor of all who perished in the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. This year marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 assault that claimed nearly 3,000 lives in New York, Washington, D.C. and rural Shanksville, Pa. more
Sister Marie Claude Naddaf, provincial leader of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd for Lebanon and Syria, is still shaken by what she witnessed visiting Irbil, Iraq. more
The wisdom of “It takes a village to raise a child” has been lost as kids are either overprotected by permissive parents or neglected, Pope Francis said. more
Pope Francis sent a letter of condolence to the family a Steven Sotloff, the second U.S. journalist slain this summer by ISIS, also known as Islamic State. more
The federal government is pursuing its case against the Little Sisters of the Poor in an attempt to get the religious order to comply with newly issued interim rules regarding the Department of Health and Human Services’ contraception mandate under the Affordable Care Act. more
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