Letters to the editor
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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
Reading the obituary of Sister Helen Francis Curnan, O.P., in your April 13 issue brought me back to my kindergarten or first grade classroom at St. Helena’s School in the Bronx, about … more
Whenever innocent life is violated and maimed by violence, a sacred bond is shattered, a covenant broken. Willful destruction of life is not in keeping with the Father’s divine … more
Sister M. Antonia Maguire, F.S.M.C. (Obituary, CNY, May 11) will be greatly missed by many who knew her. I met her in 2005 at Sing Sing. She offered two nights in the chapel, one to pray the … more
I wanted to praise the students at Sacred Heart School in Hartsdale for raising needed supplies for the victims of the devastating hurricane in the Bahamas. I was so impressed with the … more
Upon reading of the death of Father Richard J. Neilson, many memories came into mind concerning his years serving the Archdiocese of New York in Manhattan. Father Neilson was known to be a … more
There appears to be some unrest with the concept of girls in Boy Scout units. (CNY, Oct. 26). This is not really new. There have been females in Scout units for years in Venture Crews, Explorers and … more
Just a note to thank Cardinal Timothy Dolan for reminding his colleagues about the Church’s pro-life ethical vision. I would only suggest that he prayerfully consider adding two issues to his … more
Once again, John Woods shows his anti-police bias, even when he is promoting unity (CNY, Editor’s Report, July 21). He writes about the shooting deaths of “young black men who had … more
It was good to read Cardinal Dolan’s article on following Jesus’ mandate to the Church to teach and make disciples (CNY, Oct. 12), and to know how seriously he considers this … more
The current “Heavenly Bodies” exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum is both an admirable and needed endeavor. It is a much needed reminder that the secular and the sacred not only … more
Cardinal Dolan’s message in the June 30 issue of Catholic New York struck a familiar note. A recently ordained deacon, Deacon Richard Ellison, is the son of my first grade friend, Cynthia … more
Thank you for the beautiful pictures by Maria R. Bastone published in CNY’s July 21 issue of the procession, led by the Italian marching band, in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in White … more
What a mess! Vatican art mixed with repulsive modern trash, preceded by a “gala” of freakily dressed celebrities. Pathetic, vulgar, offensive and, at times, pornographic. (A bondage … more
The use of blessed objects for profane purposes is sacrilege. I am heartbroken and angry that Cardinal Dolan participated in the Met Gala, which supposedly “celebrated” Catholicism in … more
All people, born and unborn, have equal human dignity. But we must never equate the effort to stop lethal violence against innocent children in the womb with efforts to promote social justice for … more
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