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The quest to find life on other planets got a boost when astronomers confirmed the existence of at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a red dwarf star just 40 light years away. more
A practical first step toward holiness—as well as for assuring peace in one’s family and in the world—is to pray for a person who has caused offense or harm, Pope Francis said. more
Michael Novak, a Catholic philosopher, theologian and author who was highly regarded for his religious scholarship and intellectual independence, died Feb. 17 at home in Washington, D.C. He was 83. more
Addressing the fear of immigrants, dissatisfaction with a “fluid economy” and the impatience and vitriol seen in politics and society, Pope Francis told Rome university students to practice a kind of “intellectual charity” that promotes dialogue and sees value in diversity. more
Catholic Church leaders in a Feb. 16 statement said they were encouraged that President Donald Trump may be considering an executive order to protect religious freedom and said they would be grateful if he would move forward with the pledge that his administration would “do everything in its power to defend and protect religious liberty.” more
In a letter read to parishioners of St. John the Evangelist-Our Lady of Peace last weekend, it was announced that plans are under way for the sale of Our Lady of Peace Church on East 62nd Street to … more
Anthony and Teresa Stellabotte attributed their longevity in life and marriage to patience, prayer and faith. The parishioners of St. Ann’s on Staten Island have been married 72 years, … more
New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray delivered the keynote address for what she, mental health professionals and faith community members hope will become a continuing … more
It was a gathering celebrating faith, culture and the black family as Cardinal Dolan served as principal celebrant of the annual Black History Month Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. more
Cardinal Dolan and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore have urged the House and Senate to pass the Conscience Protection Act of 2017. more
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