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There is much jubilation among the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus who are in grateful awe that their foundress, Mother Clelia Merloni, has been beatified by the Church. That includes a … more
Cardinal Dolan addressed the state’s Child Victims Act and abuse allegations against a retired priest of the archdiocese as well as the upcoming retreat of the nation’s bishops in an interview … more
Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) is asking donors to assist people in southern India after receiving urgent requests for aid from partners in Kerala. “Raging floodwaters have … more
Catholic peace activist Al Forte was one of more than 50 people walking to advance the cause in the initial leg of a New York City to Boston Pray-for-Peace Walk, That first leg June 30 went from … more
Cardinal Avery Dulles, S.J., son of a prominent American Protestant family, converted to Catholicism and became a Jesuit, a priest and the leading U.S. theologian of his time. This year marks the … more
Father Donald Timone, a retired priest of the archdiocese, has been removed from priestly ministry after allegations of sexual abuse made against him have been found credible and substantiated by the … more
Seventeen priests have been appointed as pastors, administrators and parochial vicars of parishes in the archdiocese, the Cardinal’s Office has announced.   PASTORS Father Levelt … more
Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, a native of New York and a former auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese, has been named the 2016 recipient of Catholic Extension’s Spirit of Francis Award. more
Declan Coles, 17, listened attentively at Xavier High School in lower Manhattan, as a guest speaker, Father Greg Boyle, S.J., gave a talk May 17 about Homeboy Industries, a Los-Angeles-based … more
A Unity Mass for two recently merged Newburgh churches suddenly became a historic evening for the archdiocese when Father Bill Damroth announced the parish’s new name as the Parish of St. Mother … more
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The John and Daria Barry Foundation has given a $2 million grant to the Inner-City Scholarship Fund. The gift is the foundation’s largest single-year donation, and one that will greatly support … more
New York City’s first lady Chirlane McCray addressed congregants at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Pentecost Sunday as part of “ThriveTogether: A Weekend for Mental Health,” a nationwide outreach … more
Archbishop Luis Castro Quiroga of Tunja, Colombia, illustrated a point about the ethical, spiritual and cultural foundations of peace building through a story he delivered at the Prayer Service on … more
Cardinal Dolan, backed by clergy, religious and lay professionals, reaffirmed the archdiocese’s long-standing commitment to stand with all pregnant women who seek its assistance. “I renew and … more
Auxiliary Bishop John O’Hara presided at the Solemnity of the Ascension Lessons and Carols for the Cenacle at St. Vincent Ferrer Church on Manhattan’s East Side. The ecumenical service, … more
Isabel Torres-Ullauri, a new dame of the Order of Malta, said that while joining the Sovereign Military Hospitaller order, she thought of her beloved late husband, who was to be installed as a … more
The long-awaited “Meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church,” nicknamed the abuse summit, was an extraordinary and historic gathering that surpassed many expectations while perhaps … more
Blessed Paul VI could be declared a saint in 2018, perhaps during the Synod of Bishops, an institution he re-established after the Second Vatican Council, according to the newspaper of his home diocese. more
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