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WHERE HE SERVED—A portrait of Cardinal Edward M. Egan, framed with a stole, is set up in the sanctuary of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, near the cathedra, or seat, which he occupied as Archbishop of … more
Cardinal Egan received the traditional gold ring of a cardinal from Pope John Paul II, who presented such rings to the 44 new cardinals at a Mass in St. Peter’s Square Feb. 22—the feast of the … more
Cardinal Egan reflects on what priesthood meant to him in this Catholic New York column from December 6, 2007. more
Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop-Emeritus , 12th bishop and 9th archbishop and 7th Cardinal of the See of New York, died today. The cardinal was pronounced dead at NYU Langone Medical Center … more
The cultural diversity of the Church came into full focus across the archdiocese in recent weeks through the annual Rites of Election and Continuing Conversion that are to expected to usher into the … more
St. Patrick’s Day is a time to celebrate the rich history of Catholic faith promoted by the archdiocese’s patron saint as well as the culture of Irish Americans. For many, however, the feast day … more
Christians in the Middle East welcomed the release of nearly 20 Assyrian Christians abducted by Islamic State militants in northeastern Syria, but expressed concern that more than 200 others remained … more
A former Boston mayor and U.S. ambassador to the Vatican said his life’s work now is being an advocate for the use of adult stem cells in research and treatment of diseases. more
Throughout her 50 years in religious life, Sister Mary Ann Walsh’s job titles have varied—teacher, reporter for a diocesan newspaper, Vatican correspondent and media editor at Catholic News Service, … more
A 10th-century Armenian monk has been named among the doctors of the Church. more