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CNS Closure Will Be Felt Deeply

The morning the impending closure of the domestic bureaus of Catholic News Service was announced May 4 began like many others over the years. I had received an email from CNS staffer Carol Zimmermann …

Jesus and the Children, and Everyone Else

It’s springtime, and for many Catholics that means it’s the season for sacraments, especially first Communion. It’s a time of preparation and prayer, of observing beloved traditions and …

A New Patron Saint for Catholic Journalism

ROME—Catholic journalists around the world are now able to count one of their number among the saints, as Titus Brandsma, a Dutch Carmelite killed at the Dachau concentration camp in 1942, was …

El Peligro de los Integrismos Religiosos

La Iglesia, guiada por el Espíritu Santo, es plenamente consciente de la novedad traída por Cristo. La salvación, como dice el apóstol Pablo, nos viene por la fe en Jesucristo, y no por el …

Archdiocesan News

Inner-City Scholarship Fund Friends Gala Raises Record-Breaking $1.6 Million

Evan Cardona used his speech May 10 at the 45th annual Inner-City Scholarship Fund Friends Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in Manhattan as an opportunity to say thank you for his Catholic school education made possible by the scholarship fund.

Eighth-Graders Grateful for Catholic School Lessons at Cathedral Mass

Looking back with pride and ahead to continued growth in her faith, Ascension School student Mariana Turpin joined classmates May 6 at the Eighth-Grade Graduation Mass for Manhattan Region Catholic Schools at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Corpus Christi Celebrations to Launch Three-Year Eucharistic Revival

Parishes across the archdiocese are planning Corpus Christi processions for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ June 19 that, in conjunction with similar celebrations around the …

Seminary Address

Brian Caulfield, vice postulator for the canonization cause of Blessed Michael McGivney, the Connecticut priest who founded the Knights of Columbus, delivered an April 28 address about Blessed …
National/International News

Saints’ Lives Prove God’s Love for All, Pope Says at Canonization Mass

The lives of the saints prove that holiness is not an unreachable goal accomplished by a select few but comes from acknowledging and sharing God’s love, Pope Francis said.

Report Identifies Abuses of Native American Children in Boarding Schools

Hundreds of boarding schools supported by the U.S. government for 150 years sought to forcefully assimilate Native American and Indigenous children into white society, a first-of-its-kind report from the Interior Department said.

Nigeria: Kidnapped Priest Died in Captivity

A Nigerian priest kidnapped in March died while in captivity, according to the Archdiocese of Kaduna, Nigeria.

Bishops to Congress: Protect Women and Children, ‘Stop Pushing Abortion’

After the U.S. Senate failed May 11 to advance a “radical” abortion bill, the chairmen of two U.S. bishops’ committees urged Congress “to stop pushing abortion as the solution to needs of women and young girls” and “embrace” public policy initiatives that protect “both mother and child.”
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Inner-City Scholarship Fund Friends Gala Raises Record-Breaking $1.6 Million

Evan Cardona used his speech May 10 at the 45th annual Inner-City Scholarship Fund Friends Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in Manhattan as an opportunity to say thank you for his Catholic school education made possible by the scholarship fund.

Eighth-Graders Grateful for Catholic School Lessons at Cathedral Mass

Looking back with pride and ahead to continued growth in her faith, Ascension School student Mariana Turpin joined classmates May 6 at the Eighth-Grade Graduation Mass for Manhattan Region Catholic Schools at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Schools Breakfast

The Catholic School Region of Rockland celebrated its third annual Catholic Schools Breakfast for 335 guests at the Hilton Pearl River March 31. More than $60,000 was raised to support scholarships, …

Archbishop Stepinac Inducts Seven Hall of Famers

Archbishop Stepinac High School welcomed seven alumni and benefactors to its Hall of Fame during a recent ceremony at the all-boys school in White Plains.