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Thank you, Catholics of the archdiocese. As we prepare this final issue of Catholic New York, we want to express our deep gratitude to those who shared and supported our mission these last 41 … more
The Second Vatican Council, convened by Pope John XXIII to address the role of the Church in the modern world, was an epic event when it opened Oct. 11, 1962. It came at the start of an era that … more
Pope Francis did not mince words last Sunday with his appeal for an immediate end to the war in Ukraine. It was not his first time calling for an end to the fighting that began with Russian … more
It takes a special kind of person to become a missionary, to leave the familiarity and comforts of home to serve others in far-off developing lands where, at best, you may not be welcome or, at … more
Help for expectant mothers, children and families in general is the focus of this year’s annual Labor Day statement from the U.S. Catholic bishops. It’s something of a departure from the usual … more
In a troubling sign for Central America, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s government crackdown on critics has focused increasingly on the country’s Catholic Church leaders. Bishop Rolando … more
It’s a long way from Rome to Maskwacis, Alberta, in western Canada, but Pope Francis— whose mobility is faltering at age 85—believed his mission was important enough to undertake the 10-hour … more
They will not bring home the gold medals of U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, nor will they inspire the roar of the crowd at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the same way as legendary Jamaican … more
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