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The parents of Martin Richard, the youngest victim killed in the Boston Marathon bombings two years ago, are asking that the death penalty be taken “off the table” for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. more
If someone asked you if you would do anything for Jesus, or if you were a doubter or spiritually paralyzed, how would you answer? Teens at the New York Catholic Youth Day at St. Joseph’s … more
Children are never a “mistake” and no sacrifice is too great for an adult to make so that children can feel their worth, Pope Francis said. more
Budding scientists displayed their work at the 15th annual Bronx-wide Science Fair, organized by the Bronx Catholic Schools Office, March 26 at Mount St. Michael Academy. A total of 207 projects, … more
St. John Paul II’s appearance with more than 20,000 youths at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 3, 1979 was one of the many special moments during the first U.S. visit of his then-young pontificate. more
Msgr. William Belford, pastor of St. Teresa of the Infant Jesus served as the principal celebrant during a Jan. 25 Mass kicking off Catholic Schools Week there. High school and elementary school … more
Pierre Toussaint Scholars, college student leaders from around the archdiocese, discuss recent intercultural and service experiences during the group’s Winter Workshop at the New York Catholic … more
Father Robert Harrison, O.F.M. Cap., a Capuchin priest who was an assistant principal at Cardinal Hayes High School, and who taught at the school for 26 years and served as the junior varsity … more
In the past, when teenagers performed acts of kindness, they would often go unnoticed. If the good news did spread, it would be by word of mouth or, if it were a large enough act, perhaps the local … more
Kindergartner Jayden Angus aspires to be an astrophysicist when he grows up. The 5-year-old who attends St. Mary’s School in Fishkill said so after a recent scholarship awards ceremony that honored … more