Letters to the editor
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My parents are subscribers to your publication and they were looking at the article in your most recent edition about the longest-married couples in the archdiocese. They weren’t aware that you … more
Visitors to St. Peter’s Church in Manhattan should be aware that the church they see is not the one Mother Seton knew. (CNY, Editor’s Report, Jan. 16). The present church was built around 1836, … more
Are we Catholic, or what? I’m not talking about the brand of Catholicism practiced by Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and former Vice President Joseph Biden. I’m talking about the kind of … more
On Jan. 22, the Church celebrated a Day of Prayer for the Unborn Children. It is a day to especially be mindful of all those beautiful babies yet to be born. They are our future, and they are … more
Thank you for sharing the news of the SOAR! Covid Rapid Response grant program with Catholic New York readers  (CNY, July 16). I want religious women and men to know that they can turn to SOAR! … more
Our family wants to thank you so much for your May 21 article about the priest volunteers for hospital and nursing home visits during Covid-19. Thanks to your article by Dan Pietrafesa, we knew … more
George Weigel’s column in CNY’s March 28 issue was titled “A Tale of Two Georges.” Weigel was referring to Cardinal Francis George, the former Archbishop of Chicago, who died in 2015, and to … more
Jesus Christ is the Ideal Priest who inspires many men to follow His Way, to preach His Word and offer His Body and Blood at each Mass. Some of those men falter along the way and become targets for … more
‘Fond Memories’ Thank you Brian T. Donnelly for bringing back loving and fond memories of Father James Ryan and Sacred Heart, Bayside (Letters, March 14). I too am an alumnus of Sacred Heart … more
Recent news reports state that New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has issued new rules that say children in public schools can now change their gender status and names on school … more
Re: Father Grohe: A 50-Year Blessing for Esopus Church (CNY, Editor’s Report, June 20). It was a pleasant surprise to see an article about 94-year-old Father Eugene Grohe in Catholic New York. … more
Back in March, I wrote about the failure of our Church leaders to speak out strongly on the many contradictions and challenges to our faith for fear of the liberal media cleverly injecting the … more
Mr. Conroy's letter (CNY, Dec. 17) about a Dec. 3 article on excluding undocumented immigrants from the census is incorrect. The section of the Constitution he cites apportions representatives … more
In your Sept. 26 edition, Mr. Struble wrote with precise memory about the Sister that prepared him for his Holy Communion in 1955! Almost 65 years have gone by, and what she taught him is still … more
I agree wholeheartedly with Donald J. Conroy’s letter (CNY, Dec. 17) concerning who should be included in the census for the purpose of determining representation. Carl P. Sardaro Sr. … more
Regarding the Oct. 10 edition of Catholic New York; the Church has made tremendous strides in dealing with the abuse scandal. Cardinal Dolan has been a driving force in confronting this sin that has … more
To set things straight, the article about Boy Scout Anthony Decina (CNY, Oct. 8) contained an error. The Eagle Award is not a merit badge. Requiring significant effort, it is the highest rank a scout … more
I totally agree with Archbishop Cordileone of San Francisco that the restrictions were put in place to repress basic religious freedom (CNY, Sept. 24). “Whoever saves his life will lose it, and … more
A recent letter (CNY, Jan. 30) denigrated the “brand of Catholicism” of certain individuals as a way to criticize their political positions. As Pope Francis pointed out to American bishops in a … more
Two letters in the Jan. 30 edition of Catholic New York included anti-abortion opinions I agree with. Generally speaking, I agree that Church leaders, especially those who give the homilies at Sunday … more
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