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Bishop Paul Hinder, O.F.M. Cap., apostolic vicar of Southern Arabia, recalled as “extraordinary” the history made in February in Abu Dhabi when Pope Francis and Egyptian Sheikh Ahmad el-Tayeb, … more
The Sept. 13 disclosure that the preserved remains of over 2,200 aborted babies had been found at the rural Illinois home of the recently deceased Indiana abortionist Ulrich “George” Klopfer has sparked outrage and demands for immediate investigations by authorities. more
The Catholic Church will endure, despite the frailty and sins of its members, because it is God’s project, Pope Francis said. more
At a Sept. 10 hearing on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey, said the U.S. House “needs to vote now and approve this humane, pro-child, human rights legislation.” more
A proposal to reduce the number of refugee admissions to the United States to fewer than 30,000 “would be wholly counter to our values as a nation of immigrants,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chair of the bishops’ Committee on Migration. more
Pray for politicians, government officials and anyone in a position of authority, including priests and bishops, Pope Francis urged as he ended his summer schedule and resumed his celebration of morning Mass with a small congregation. more
On a day remembered for the terrorist attacks against the United States, Pope Francis met with members of a committee of Muslim leaders and Vatican officials promoting a new era of dialogue and world peace. more
Pope Francis said the challenges facing humanity and the Earth are so urgent and important that he has invited world leaders, educators and young people to come to the Vatican next spring to launch a … more
“The cycle of violence” that surrounded the 9/11 terror attacks shows how destructive violence can be, said Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Vatican’s permanent observer to the U.N. more
Pope Francis appointed three delegate presidents for the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon. more
40 Days for Life is a life-saving prayer campaign that will take place throughout the archdiocese starting Sept. 25 and concluding Nov. 3. It consists of 40 days of prayer and fasting, peaceful vigil … more
People participated in the “Father Mychal Judge 9/11 Walk of Remembrance” on Sept. 8 in Manhattan, in honor of those lost on Sept.11, 2001. The annual walk retraces the footsteps of Father Mychal … more
God’s plan for humanity involves community, mutual support, sharing and caring for each other and for the earth, Pope Francis said. “As we look around us, how many men and women, young people … more
Inside the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Bernard in Manhattan, Cardinal Dolan celebrated a Mass honoring St. Teresa of Kolkata, still affectionately known as Mother Teresa of Calcutta. The … more
El obispo auxiliar Manuel A. Cruz de la Arquidiócesis de Newark sirvió como celebrante principal y homilista en la misa de Nuestra Señora de la Caridad de la Arquidiócesis de Nueva York en la … more
The Archdiocese of New York is sending $50,000 to assist the people of the Bahamas in their recovery from Hurricane Dorian. By Sept. 9, the hurricane’s death toll in the Bahamas had climbed to … more
Cardinal Dolan welcomed Archbishop Elpidophoros of America at a luncheon in his honor Sept. 4 at the Cardinal’s Residence in Manhattan. The cardinal later led the recently installed spiritual … more
An interim parish administrator and assistant principal of the St. Francis de Sales parish and school in Marsh Harbour, Abaco Islands, Bahamas, said his school was in ruins and the island is in a desperate state following Hurricane Dorian. more
When Jesus told his disciples to love one another and pray for their enemies, he meant it—even disciples in a nation like Mozambique, where political tensions have led to violence, war and death, Pope Francis said. more
With a courtesy and solemnity seldom seen at a gathering of opposing political leaders, Mozambican politicians came together a month before their general election to welcome Pope Francis and pledge to work for peace and the common good. more
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