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The International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking invites people to host or attend a prayer service that fosters awareness of and support for victims of trafficking. more
Pope Francis has called human trafficking “a crime against humanity.” more
Having considered the holiness of St. Paul VI and the influence of his ministry for the Church worldwide, Pope Francis has approved putting the saint on the Church’s universal calendar of feast days as an optional—not obligatory—memorial. more
Meeting with tens of thousands of Catholics living in the United Arab Emirates, Pope Francis urged them to be meek, peaceful and express their Christian identity by loving others. more
The choice to follow God in life is not just a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity but a decision that is made every day, Pope Francis said. more
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee for Religious Liberty called on the leadership of the Senate Judiciary Committee to end a line of questioning for judicial nominees at confirmation hearings that involves their religious faith. more
During World Youth Day Panama 2019, Catholic New York spoke with pilgrims from various countries, including faithful people interviewed at Tocumen International Airport and inside a McDonald’s on Vía España in Panama City. Here are some of the reflections they shared: more
Pope Francis has appointed Auxiliary Bishop Robert J. Brennan of Rockville Centre to be the new bishop of Columbus, Ohio. more
Cardinal Dolan, in a Sirius XM broadcast Jan. 29, criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his “stinging criticism of the Catholic Church” in singling out Catholics over the crisis surrounding the sexual abuse of minors. more
Being a Christian does not mean life will be just a big endless party, Pope Francis said. more
People cannot feel authentic compassion for others if they do not feel true love for Christ, Pope Francis said. more
The contrast in actions in Albany and the archdiocese on behalf of the preborn was palpable. As Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Reproductive Health Act during the early evening of Jan. 22, the 46th … more
ArchCare at St. Teresa on Staten Island will open this summer to house independent young adults with autism spectrum disorder, ArchCare President and CEO Scott LaRue said at a press conference Jan. … more
Having attended a world-class retreat led by Pope Francis, New York archdiocesan pilgrims returned from World Youth Day Panama 2019 renewed in their faith journey, and cherishing the moment as a … more
Although Mary would not be considered an “influencer,” like many social media personalities, she still became the most influential woman in history by trusting “in the love and promises of God, … more
Maria Angeles, 71, eagerly took part in the New York archdiocesan pilgrimage to the nation’s capital for this year’s March for Life. She is an avid supporter of protecting unborn … more
Un estimado de 1.800 peregrinos de la arquidiócesis de Nueva York participaron en la Marcha por la Vida de este año en Washington, DC, el 18 de enero. El cardenal Dolan celebró una misa para los … more
The Catholic School Region of Staten Island kicked off National Catholic Schools Week with a Mass and reception at Holy Rosary Parish Jan. 27. Catholic elementary school students, parents, … more
Pope Francis has named Father William J. Muhm and Father Joseph L. Coffey as auxiliary bishops of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services. Bishop-designate Muhm, 61, is a priest of the … more
Con júbilo, reverencia y fe, más de 1.200 fieles latinos, en su mayoría originarios de República Dominicana, celebraron la fiesta de Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia, la protectora de la pequeña … more
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