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The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill June 19 that will overturn at least nine pro-life policies, including reinstating taxpayer-funded abortion domestically and abroad, according to Republican Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey. The bill passed 226 to 203, with every Republican voting against it. more
Con el tema unificador “Somos una familia”, tres presentadores en un retiro espiritual de familias hispanas / latinas en Newburgh hablaron con un tono de urgencia acerca de la necesidad de … more
The Catholic Church must find ways to reach indigenous Catholics deprived of the sacraments in the most remote areas of the Amazon rainforest, and that may include ordaining married elders, said the working document for the Synod of Bishops on the Amazon. more
The archbishop of Paris wore a hard hat as he celebrated the first Mass in Notre Dame Cathedral since a huge blaze devastated the landmark building in April. more
Catholic schools must help parents teach young people that biological sex and gender are naturally fixed at birth and part of God’s plan for creation, said the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education. more
"The Church needs you as it needed those first deacons,” Cardinal Dolan told 14 men of the archdiocese before ordaining them to the permanent diaconate at a Mass June 15 at St. Patrick’s … more
Calvary@Home is a growing mission still trying to get its word out to share its services with patients and their families. The program cared for 3,222 patients in 2018, compared to the 3,015 … more
Cardinal Dolan celebrated Pentecost Sunday Mass at St. Thomas of Canterbury Church in Cornwall-on-Hudson June 9 with about 650 parishioners who were excited about his visit and the parish name … more
One of the Church’s sacred missions is to provide a home, “a home for worship, a home for life, a home for love,” Cardinal Dolan said in welcoming remarks at the Mass he offered for the New … more
The 2019 GIVEN Catholic Young Women’s Leadership Forum, held June 12-16 at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., was designed to guide young adult Catholic women “with a heart … more
Pope Francis advanced the sainthood cause of Father Augustus Tolton, who was the first African American diocesan priest in the United States and founder of the first black Catholic parish in Chicago. more
In a world of conflict and division and a culture of insult, people need to live filled with the Holy Spirit, who is the only one capable of bringing harmony and unity to diversity, Pope Francis said. more
Pope Francis praised Allied troops who took part in critical D-Day landings in France 75 years ago, while also remembering German soldiers who died fighting under Nazi orders. more
In remembering the estimated 4,400 Allied troops who died storming the beaches of Normandy, France, 75 years ago on D-Day, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services said that “Jesus Christ reminds us there is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” more
Announcing his desire to visit Iraq in 2020, Pope Francis called for a peaceful resolution to crises in the Middle East. more
Cardinal Dolan made a pitch today for parents and kids enrolled in Catholic schools and in parish religious education programs to meet him at Dutchess Stadium in Wappingers Falls for a minor league ballgame between the Hudson Valley Renegades and the Lowell Spinners Monday, June 17, at 7:05 p.m. more
Vincent and Patricia Kain met at a party when they were 13 years old and “something just clicked.” They’ve been together ever since. The parishioners of Our Lady of Perpetual Help and St. … more
La misa anual del Desfile del Día Puertorriqueño en la Catedral de San Patricio atrajo a cerca de 1.500 personas, incluyendo a Esther Torres, de 69 años, feligresa de la parroquia de Santa Inés … more
Sister Helen Wacker, F.S.P., and Sister Dorothy DeYoung, F.S.P., were re-elected congregation minister and assistant congregation minister, respectively, at the Franciscan Sisters of Peace Ninth … more
An expected vote from the U.S. Supreme Court on the added U.S. citizenship question in the 2020 census just hit a potential twist with newly submitted evidence that could influence the court’s decision. more
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