Letters to the editor
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Aisle People

Because of my peripatetic lifestyle, I’ve attended Mass at many parishes. For the past 20 years, I’ve probably worshipped at 30 different Catholic churches across America each year … more

A Blessing to All

I have to write to Catholic New York to tell of the wonderful man, priest and friend that Msgr. John Mescall was (Obituary, Page 54). His passing is a great loss to many. He was a blessing to … more

Second Review

John Mulderig’s review of “Ben Hur” (CNY, Sept. 1) conflates Bonhoeffer’s concept of “Cheap Grace” with bad script writing and acting. Mulderig observes that … more

Summer Reading

Thank you so much the advertisement recommending a good summer reading book. “All the Stars in the Heavens” by Adriana Trigiani was great reading I’ve now been introduced to … more

‘Rite Was Wrong’

Vice President Joseph Biden’s recent marriage rite was wrong (CNY, Aug. 18). I am grateful to Archbishops Joseph Kurtz and Thomas Wenski and Bishop Richard Malone for defending the … more

‘Causing Confusion’

While the USCCB blog laments the actions of Vice President Biden for giving counter-witness by officiating at a same-sex marriage, it is not Biden who gives counter-witness but the USCCB … more

Not Confused

In the article about Vice President Biden officiating at a same-sex marriage (CNY, Aug. 18), three bishops claim that the Vice President, by his participation, has created confusion over … more

Distorted View

Once again I feel the need to protest George Weigel’s column (CNY, Aug. 18). In this case, he attacks the Washington Post for not being as smart as he is about the Catholic Church. George … more

Lack of Comparison

The article about the Democratic candidate for vice president in the Aug. 4 issue should have been balanced with similar details about Donald Trump’s pro-life running mate. Although … more

He Made a Difference

I was saddened to read about Msgr. John Woolsey’s death (CNY, Aug. 4), as we were childhood friends brought up in Kingston. The tributes by Msgr. Peter Finn wonderfully highlighted Msgr. … more

Successful Partnership

In September 2013, the Partnership School Network launched a historic collaborative effort with the Archdiocese of New York. This agreement granted the Partnership broad authority to offer … more

Marring Sacred Space

Whenever innocent life is violated and maimed by violence, a sacred bond is shattered, a covenant broken. Willful destruction of life is not in keeping with the Father’s divine … more

‘A Holy Priest’

Upon reading of the death of Father Richard J. Neilson, many memories came into mind concerning his years serving the Archdiocese of New York in Manhattan. Father Neilson was known to be a … more

Poor Comparison

Once again, John Woods shows his anti-police bias, even when he is promoting unity (CNY, Editor’s Report, July 21). He writes about the shooting deaths of “young black men who had … more

Looking Good

Thank you for the beautiful pictures by Maria R. Bastone published in CNY’s July 21 issue of the procession, led by the Italian marching band, in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in White … more

Field Service

Re: the article about military chaplains (CNY, July 7). My late husband John, a U.S. Marine (6 Division), took part in the invasion of Okinawa during World War II. One time, he got the … more

‘Real Faith’

I wanted to let Mary DeTurris Poust know that her column on “Humility” (CNY, July 7) did what any good writer hopes to achieve. She fleshed out what I’ve been struggling with … more

‘Gift to Parishioners’

While cooking in my kitchen this afternoon, I found myself singing the words of the Mass Gloria hymn, “We give You thanks for Your great glory...” It was on my mind because of the … more

His Most Precious Blood

“Place in thy heart one drop of the Precious Blood of Jesus and fear nothing.” (Pope Pius IX) Holy Mother Church dedicates the month of July to the Precious Blood of Jesus Christ, … more

Writer’s Attention Cited

Re: the letter from George Ganssle of Nanuet, under the heading “Quiet Protest,” in CNY’s June 23 issue, I very much appreciate his comment about the part of the Holy … more
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