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The Missouri House of Representatives Feb. 27 passed the Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act, an omnibus bill that bans abortion when the heartbeat of an unborn child can be detected, which could be as early as six weeks “depending on the method used.” more
The Department of Homeland Security has filed notice that it is extending Temporary Protection Status for foreign nationals from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti and Sudan until Jan. 2, 2020. more
Christians must not take advantage of God’s forgiveness—selfishly repeating sin after sin—because God’s wrath for those who refuse to change their ways is just as great as His mercy, Pope Francis said in a morning homily. more
The fruitful friendship and dialogue between Jews and Christians must go beyond the world of experts and academia, Pope Francis said. more
Sal Fabozzi used his passion for basketball to create opportunities in athletics for young athletes with special needs by starting Because We Can Sports on Staten Island. “I love the expressions … more
At Holy Family School in New Rochelle, a newly constructed image of the Madonna and Child, made almost entirely of buttons, is on display. It is the creative work of Mrs. Jill Holmes, who came on … more
Joe Toussaint collected 27 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, leading the Cardinal Hayes High School boys’ basketball team to the archdiocesan championship with an 86-65 victory over St. … more
Cardinal Dolan, backed by clergy, religious and lay professionals, reaffirmed the archdiocese’s long-standing commitment to stand with all pregnant women who seek its assistance. “I renew and … more
The long-awaited “Meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church,” nicknamed the abuse summit, was an extraordinary and historic gathering that surpassed many expectations while perhaps … more
Would you be able to forgive the man who murdered your mother? Father Ubald Rugirangoga was faced with that momentous question when he returned to Rwanda from exile in neighboring Burundi … more
The holiness of God is a power that is constantly expanding and will defeat all evil once and for all, Pope Francis said. more
Cardinal Dolan, backed by clergy, religious and lay professionals, reaffirmed the archdiocese’s long-standing commitment to stand with all pregnant women who seek its assistance. more
Pope Francis has signed a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed John Henry Newman, the English cardinal, clearing the way for his canonization. The Vatican … more
A Mass of thanksgiving celebrated the beatification of Blessed Clelia Merloni and served as an opportunity for archdiocesan officials to thank the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus at St. … more
Gary Sinise, the actor perhaps best known for playing Lieutenant Dan in the 1994 movie “Forrest Gump,” followed an unusual path to becoming a Catholic. In a Feb. 4 telephone interview with … more
Lucy Konadu, a parishioner of St. Luke’s in the Bronx, said the annual Black History Month Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral is “special for all black people, no matter what culture, all over the … more
A national pilgrimage of the relic of the incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney, the famed Curé of Ars and patron saint of parish priests, will visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral Saturday and Sunday, … more
Josie Maciocha knew instantly her husband Stanley was her perfect match.“I always liked people who are friendly and sociable. From the first day we met, we liked each other,” Josie, a … more
The Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal (CASA) reception for major donors from Staten Island took place on Jan. 30. More than 120 Staten Island parishioners attended the reception in the school … more
Cardinal Dolan celebrates Catholic Schools Week at Our Lady of Pompeii School in Greenwich Village Jan. 30. His visit began with Mass in the church, followed by a tour of the school. more
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