Letters to the editor
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I remember the popular Bishop Fulton Sheen show, which was loved by Catholics and non-Catholics alike. It was truly a shining light for Catholicism. With church attendance declining in many … more
The relativist agnostic notion that nothing is predictable or certain was discredited when America put Neil Armstrong on the moon and brought him safely back to earth. Your editorial “One Small … more
George R. Hopkins’ criticisms of the directions we have taken as a nation, on certain issues, which are counter to the original intent of the Declaration of Independence, and I will add the … more
Earlier this year, Catholic New York published some nice articles on art and Church history. I greatly enjoyed them, however, this appears to have been written because there was a special art … more
I enjoyed Claudia McDonnell’s column about “Summer Time and the Livin’ Is Easy’ (CNY, July 18). It’s very true that this heat wave we are having in New York is awful. But the quiet … more
Our Declaration of Independence states, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among … more
I would like to applaud and share in the happiness of the praise Catholic New York received in the 2019 CPA Press Awards (CNY, July 4). The just tribute is gratifying because I look upon good … more
Recent news reports state that New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has issued new rules that say children in public schools can now change their gender status and names on school … more
Re: Father Grohe: A 50-Year Blessing for Esopus Church (CNY, Editor’s Report, June 20). It was a pleasant surprise to see an article about 94-year-old Father Eugene Grohe in Catholic New York. … more
I read George Weigel’s “On the Composting of Thee and Me” (CNY, May 23) with dismay. He comes across as smug, self righteous and dismissive. In an epoch when the world’s poorest are suffering … more
Perhaps, my old pastor, Msgr. John Carlin, of my teen years would have been bemused by James Carroll’s well-written desire to “Abolish the Priesthood” (June 2019, The Atlantic). In the … more
Receiving a high school diploma is always well worth the time and effort that goes into obtaining it. It is a moment in life to remember. I am now a senior citizen, and I will always remember … more
In CNY’s June 6 issue, Mary DeTurris Poust concludes her column by citing Dostoevsky: “Beauty will save the world.” And in Garan Santicola’s column, an image of one of Tolkien’s beautiful … more
My husband and I, along with three other couples from St. Joachim-St. John Church in Beacon wanted to thank Cardinal Dolan and all involved who made the Mass for 50th anniversary couples at St. … more
Thank you for the great columns on Anne Buckley’s life (CNY, May 9 and 23). She wrote the first Catholic New York article about St. Francis Home, the first maternity home Father Benedict Groeschel, … more
George Weigel’s article “On the Composting of Thee and Me” (CNY, May 23) was thought-provoking, but it missed a major point: True, the human body will die and turn to dust, but the soul will … more
Thank you for accentuating positive news in Catholic New York and for the associated editorial celebrating the recent ordinations in the archdiocese (CNY, May 23). The edition’s format speaks … more
Thank you for the new look and the increased number of articles in Spanish in the monthly Catolicó section. I appreciated the insert in the April 25 issue announcing the monthly Masses in St. … more
In Paris, on Monday of Holy Week, a fire of historic proportions occurred. Many thought Notre Dame Cathedral might be destroyed completely. A day or two later, we found that was not the case. … more
In the 13th century, while the long period of construction proceeded in Paris on the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral, a young, carefree man in Italy was struggling to elevate his life. A nearby … more
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