Official Statements
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The following parishes will merge. The designated parish church is identified with an asterisk. As of August 1, 2015, Masses and the sacraments will no longer be celebrated on a regular weekly basis at the church without the asterisk. It will remain a church that may be used on special occasions. more
The following parishes of the archdiocese will merge. The designated parish church is identified with an asterisk. Masses and sacraments will continue to be celebrated at the church without the asterisk. more
“This time of transition in the history of the archdiocese will undoubtedly be difficult for people who live in parishes that will merge. There will be many who are hurt and upset as they experience what will be a change in their spiritual lives, and I will be one of them. There is nobody who has been involved in Making All Things New who doesn’t understand the impact that this will have on the Catholic faithful. It will be our responsibility to work with everyone in these parishes so as to help make the change as smooth as we possibly can.” 

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Joseph Zwilling, director of communications for the Archdiocese of New York, released the following statement Sept. 4 on behalf of the archdiocese, in an attempt to clarify certain questions concerning the cause of Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. more
Cardinal Dolan released the following statement after the announcement of the archdiocese’s three new auxiliary bishops was made June 14. more
A report on the services of the Archdiocese of New York. more
With the greatest of pleasure I extend to His Excellency, the Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, my warmest best wishes on the occasion of his 10th anniversary as Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn. more
New York State’s Catholic Bishops released the following statement Sept. 29. more
A report on the services of the Archdiocese of New York. more
“I welcome today’s (July 1) voluntary release of documents by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee that contain information and details related to sexual abuse by clergy, and how the Archdiocese of Milwaukee responded to it. I am especially grateful that my deposition of February 2013, given as part of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, is one of the documents being released. more
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