Letters to the editor
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Taught Gospel First

Thank you for the beautiful obituary of Msgr. Peter Gelsomino (CNY, March 2). Msgr. Gelsomino treated everyone with the same respect, kindness and love. Even though Msgr. Gelsomino taught many … more

‘False Equivalency’

George Weigel clearly shows his bias with this early sentence in his most recent column, “Electoral refuseniks who can not abide the verdict rendered on Nov. 8…” (CNY, March … more

Dedicated to Others

I have attended St. Mary’s Church here on Grand Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan for 37 years. Msgr. Neil Connolly (Obituary, Page 33) was my priest for 28 of those years. … more

Missing ‘Saints’

Reading your recent article on the CYO cheerleading championships (CNY, March 30), I noticed a disturbing trend.  Some of the school uniforms seemed to have lost their Catholic identity. … more

Why Are We Coming Here?

Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them…” (Matthew 6:1) Listening to our pastor, Father Eugene Carrella, read … more

Step by Step

Re: “USCCB Committee Chairmen Laud Decision in Transgender Directive.”(CNY, March 2).  Over the last eight years, under the Obama administration, the LGBT agenda has been in the forefront of … more

Words to Live By

We as a society have gotten off track, having insisted on a “me” mentality. Some clearly claim: I am what I do. It used to mean something to hold open a door for your neighbor and walk … more

Wrong Arrest Figure

Accuracy in editorializing is important. The Feb. 16 issue of CNY states that “...including five on Staten Island” in reference to the number of recent immigrant … more

‘Lead by Example’

When Catholics or any Christian protest the liberal acts of our Church hierarchy regarding caring for the less fortunate, they sometimes preach to us the parable of the Good Samaritan. What these … more

‘Important Distinction’

Regarding Cardinal Dolan’s blog piece “Consistency Please” (Feb. 1). I love and respect my archdiocesan shepherd, Cardinal Dolan. However, comments like these, it seems to me, … more

‘Every Life Is Sacred’

Will we Catholics of New York City ever be able to say very clearly and on the front page of Catholic New York that the lives of immigrants and refugees are sacred and must be protected? Will we … more

Coverage Rapped

The unsigned Catholic News Service article on Page 7 of CNY’s Feb. 2 issue was filled with innuendos and distortions with respect to President Trump’s temporary ban on travel to … more

She’s Not ‘Satisfied’

Re: “Second Avenue Subway Satisfies East Side Catholics” (CNY, Jan. 19), I believe the Second Avenue Subway likely only “satisfies” those whose affordable homes … more

‘Ripple Effect’

I would like to comment on John Woods’ Editor’s Report regarding NYPD Detective Steven McDonald in the Jan. 19 issue. I appreciate Woods’ eyewitness account of Steven’s … more

Honoring the Office

I am writing in response to “Without Remorse,” the letter (CNY, Jan. 19) chastising Cardinal Dolan for participating in the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Cardinal … more

Plea for Immigrants

We urge the Cardinal to raise his voice on behalf of the archdiocese over the current administration’s treatment of immigrants and refugees. Katharine W. and John M. Conroy New … more

‘Culture of Encounter’

Thank you so much for the article, “Creating a Culture of Encounter Theme for Migration Week” (CNY, Jan. 5). I want to take this opportunity to thank Cardinal Dolan, Catholic … more

Stamp of Approval

It’s an annual Christmas tradition in our house, as important as decorating the tree and attending Mass. We enjoy Chris Sheridan’s stained-glass Nativity photos so much that we are … more

Heroic Memories

When I saw Maria Bastone’s photo of the Christmas Eve Mass at Truck One (CNY, Jan. 5), I had a proud tear in my eye and a lump in my throat. The pride and pain of the extraordinary … more

Without Remorse

I am terribly disappointed to find out that Cardinal Dolan will be participating in the inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump on Jan. 20 (CNY, Jan. 5). President-elect Trump has … more
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