Letters to the editor
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Like many others in and beyond the Archdiocese, I read with dismay the recent announcement about Catholic New York’s coming demise. Under your leadership the paper has grown in its depth and … more
I am yet another CNY reader who was deeply disturbed by the announcement in the June 2 edition that Msgr. Joseph LaMorte and Mr. John Cahill have decided to terminate CNY’s publication effective … more
I was very pleased and proud to read your article about St. Stanislaus School and Church (CNY, May 19). That was my parish. I lived on East Sixth Street with my grandparents who came from Poland. … more
I have never before, in my 83 years, written to a newspaper. I am so disappointed that you will not be publishing Catholic New York after this year. So sad—I have looked forward to and enjoyed … more
I have enjoyed reading Catholic New York. The focus on our shared spiritual community in a printed communication brings solace and inspiration. I do hope the closure is reconsidered. I hope a group … more
I think we are all disappointed to hear about Catholic New York. The first issue had stories about my ordination class almost 41 years ago. The paper has been a part of my entire priesthood. It is … more
What a horrendous shock to read in this week's edition of CNY that this excellent and most important publication is being "killed." I echo all the comments written by other frustrated, annoyed and … more

Re: the letter of Frank and Terry Del Campo (CNY, June 2). In these most difficult times it is easy to point the finger and accuse others of wrong, as did Adam toward Eve and Eve toward the … more

How sad to learn that Catholic New York will cease publication in mid-November. What an inestimable loss to so many. I literally “grew up” with Catholic New York and its predecessor, the … more
I cannot express how disappointed, saddened and outraged I am with the decision to cease publication of Catholic New York on Nov. 17. It has taken me a few days to calm down and collect my … more
The powers that be are making a huge mistake by killing Catholic New York. I shudder to think what they will do next as this is an obvious preview of what is in store for other departments of the … more
It is more important now than ever for our Catholic Church leaders to unite behind Church teaching and doctrine that abortion is contrary to Church and moral law, and that it is a mortal sin. Anyone … more
The Dominican Sisters of Sparkill continue to shine with some wonderful recognitions. Sister Stephen Gerard Miick, O.P., was honored by the Rockland Region Catholic School Association with the St. … more
The article in your April 7 issue fails to note that the policy to “attempt to erase (the) culture” of indigenous peoples was that of the Canadian government. Catholic institutions that operated … more
How do you respond when someone asks you, “What are you doing for Lent?” Perhaps, “Oh, I’m going to give up candy,” or “I’m going to give up TV one or two … more
Cardinal Dolan's column (CNY, Feb. 24) on the first 30 years of Our Lord's life teaches valuable lessons about the Gospels’ sparse information on this topic, using enlightened inference and the … more
We need to do more during Black History Month. I am grateful for the stories published to honor and reflect on the purpose of this important recognition month, most often done by highlighting … more
Just when I anticipated some fresh (and refreshing) insight from Mary De Turris Poust, who lamented the blank looks of her distracted and unengaged Confirmation-prep students of yore, she made a … more
My parents have been left off your list of “The Longest Married Couples in the Archdiocese” (CNY, Feb. 10). They are Joseph V. and Mary Maistre, currently of Sacred Heart Church in Hartsdale, … more
We all need to be joyful ambassadors for our Catholic schools, as Cardinal Dolan writes (CNY, Jan. 27). I would further challenge my fellow Catholics to start providing more monetary support. I … more
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