Letters to the editor
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Many of my fellow Catholic laity, and I am sure many of our priests, are watching how cleverly the liberal media and their legions of activists attempt to paralyze our Church leaders by injecting the … more
Re: “Informed Voting” letter from Joseph Perri (CNY, Feb. 28). Why, indeed, do people continue to vote for Democrats when they disagree with the party’s stance on abortion and the gay … more
The crisis ripping apart the Church isn’t a result of misconduct by priests. If these cases had been handled in a timely, transparent fashion, it would have been avoided. As Cardinal Dolan … more
I read George Weigel’s “On the Composting of Thee and Me” (CNY, May 23) with dismay. He comes across as smug, self righteous and dismissive. In an epoch when the world’s poorest are suffering … more
I would like to comment on John Woods’ Editor’s Report regarding NYPD Detective Steven McDonald in the Jan. 19 issue. I appreciate Woods’ eyewitness account of Steven’s … more
I commend the editors of this paper for being direct and candid regarding the recent allegations of Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano. Archbishop Vigano is an individual of impeccable character and … more
I remember the popular Bishop Fulton Sheen show, which was loved by Catholics and non-Catholics alike. It was truly a shining light for Catholicism. With church attendance declining in many … more
I am writing in response to “Without Remorse,” the letter (CNY, Jan. 19) chastising Cardinal Dolan for participating in the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Cardinal … more
On the advice of a friend, I picked up a library book with the fearsome title “Dagger John,” by John Loughery. I was soon exposed to a history of the bias and hatred toward the poor, penniless … more
Perhaps, my old pastor, Msgr. John Carlin, of my teen years would have been bemused by James Carroll’s well-written desire to “Abolish the Priesthood” (June 2019, The Atlantic). In the … more
We urge the Cardinal to raise his voice on behalf of the archdiocese over the current administration’s treatment of immigrants and refugees. Katharine W. and John M. Conroy New … more
I urge all Catholics not to confuse the trauma of clergy sexual abuse with your devotion to your Catholic faith. Regardless of what is happening in the Church, each of us must travel separately in … more
Thank you so much for the article, “Creating a Culture of Encounter Theme for Migration Week” (CNY, Jan. 5). I want to take this opportunity to thank Cardinal Dolan, Catholic … more
Regretfully, every level of our society—religion, government, law, finance, education, entertainments, sports—is rampant with individuals guilty of abuse, assault, theft, greed, all felonies. We … more
The Church of New York commits back to God Msgr. Thomas P. Leonard, faithful priest for 62 years, joyful, authentic, caring human being for 90 years (CNY, Oct. 25). In turbulent times, he showed what … more
Re: the Editor’s Report (CNY, Aug. 30). It seems to me that our response to the priests and deacons at Mass has taken on a more penetrating and heartfelt appeal these days. When I acknowledge … more
The recent article, “Bishops End Border Visit Calling for Urgent Reunification of Children,” lacks true grit (CNY, July 5).I read about the pastoral visit to a center where lit up eyes … more
I read with interest the article by Christie L. Chicoine about Father Francis Duffy (CNY, July 5). My father, John Burke, was a member of the Fighting 69th who served in World War I. He was in … more
I really enjoyed the article about Bishop Dominick Lagonegro’s retirement (CNY, Editor’s Report, July 5). One thing that was left out was his 1968-1969 transitional diaconate year at St. … more
In Paris, on Monday of Holy Week, a fire of historic proportions occurred. Many thought Notre Dame Cathedral might be destroyed completely. A day or two later, we found that was not the case. … more
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