Letters to the editor
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George R. Hopkins’ criticisms of the directions we have taken as a nation, on certain issues, which are counter to the original intent of the Declaration of Independence, and I will add the … more
It started March 14, when my pastor suggested I keep a journal on the pandemic. On March 17, I saw the environment and ecology begin to recover from stress as the air became fragrant, and birds … more
A trend is accelerating rapidly at Catholic New York: that of blatant favoritism towards Latinos and blacks in the Archdiocese of New York. Articles in the Nov. 23 issue report on Jesuit … more
Earlier this year, Catholic New York published some nice articles on art and Church history. I greatly enjoyed them, however, this appears to have been written because there was a special art … more
When Jesus tells people in the Gospel of St. John, “The Man who comes to me, I will not turn away,” I wonder if he refers to situations like this. Donald Trump became the first President to … more
Recently, I read about a person asking for prayers for her daughter’s family on Facebook. This was my response: “You and others all over have my prayer. God opens a door just when you don’t … more
I just finished reading the June 8 issue of Catholic New York—great! I always appreciate the obits and bios—and in this and the previous issue, those of the priest jubilarians and … more
My husband and I, along with three other couples from St. Joachim-St. John Church in Beacon wanted to thank Cardinal Dolan and all involved who made the Mass for 50th anniversary couples at St. … more
I am appalled that President Trump was allowed to speak at the March for Life. This man has a history of disrespecting women, separating children from their families, demonizing people in developing … more
The Easter issue of Catholic New York touched my heart. It felt like family. Cardinal Dolan validated our truth. “We’re apprehensive. We’re anxious. We’re alone.” The entire issue … more
This year marks the 60th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s address to the World Congress of the Lay Apostolate when he was Archbishop of Milan. Here are some excerpts from his remarks: … more
I wish to congratulate Catholic New York for earning seven awards from the Catholic Press Association, “including honors for reporting, editorial and column writing” (CNY, June 21). Catholic … more
In CNY’s June 6 issue, Mary DeTurris Poust concludes her column by citing Dostoevsky: “Beauty will save the world.” And in Garan Santicola’s column, an image of one of Tolkien’s beautiful … more
I would like to congratulate and thank Claudia McDonnell for her column in the Jan. 30 issue of Catholic New York. I hope every Catholic church will reprint the article and insert it in the church … more
For some, tolerance is a one-way street, open only to their calculated and contrived interpretation. On this roadway, there are no stop signs or traffic lights to allow others an opportunity to … more
Receiving a high school diploma is always well worth the time and effort that goes into obtaining it. It is a moment in life to remember. I am now a senior citizen, and I will always remember … more
Re: the article about military chaplains (CNY, July 7). My late husband John, a U.S. Marine (6 Division), took part in the invasion of Okinawa during World War II. One time, he got the … more
I wanted to let Mary DeTurris Poust know that her column on “Humility” (CNY, July 7) did what any good writer hopes to achieve. She fleshed out what I’ve been struggling with … more
While cooking in my kitchen this afternoon, I found myself singing the words of the Mass Gloria hymn, “We give You thanks for Your great glory...” It was on my mind because of the … more
I just read an article by John Woods about Brandon Vogt’s new book, “Why I Am Catholic.” (CNY, Editor’s Report, Oct. 12). It was disturbing to read that for every new … more
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