Letters to the editor
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Why do we speak out in defense of other religions, but keep silent when it comes to the attacks on our Catholic religion? It’s alarming to see the blatant outrageous attacks by John … more
“Because I believe in the Bible, which teaches to love and welcome the immigrant and because…I’m an American.” What wondrous words by our Cardinal Dolan in regard to the … more
Mark Pattison’s article in CNY’s Aug. 2 issue concerning abuse revelations in the Catholic Church contains very relatable quotes from John Carr, director of the Initiative of Catholic Thought and … more
On May 11, at my parish, I attended “An Educational Evening on Opposing Assisted Suicide” sponsored by the archdiocese’s Family Life/Respect Life Office. The main speaker, Ed Mechmann, Esq., … more
On Sunday, Sept. 25, I was privileged to attend the Installation Mass of Father Robert J. Bubel as pastor of St. Mary/Holy Name of Jesus and St. Peter parish in Kingston. Auxiliary Bishop … more
I was pleased to read the front-page story in the New York Times last week that the pope has pronounced that capital punishment is always wrong.  But then the story went on to state the majority of … more
Blessed Pope Paul VI was a sensitive man with a powerful message “that peace must be invented and created at a speed which keeps pace with urgent events.” His “eclipse” due to widespread … 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
While the USCCB blog laments the actions of Vice President Biden for giving counter-witness by officiating at a same-sex marriage, it is not Biden who gives counter-witness but the USCCB … more
In the article about Vice President Biden officiating at a same-sex marriage (CNY, Aug. 18), three bishops claim that the Vice President, by his participation, has created confusion over … more
The following is in reference to the March 29 article, “Cardinal Says Democratic Party Abandons Catholics, Favors Abortion Agenda.” Perhaps it is time for Tom Perez, an avowed … 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
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
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
With selfish and personal sadness, I read the announcement of the retirement of Auxiliary Bishop Gerald Walsh in your Sept. 13 issue. But I rejoiced that Cardinal Dolan has reappointed Bishop … more
Re: Life Chain listings in the Sept. 14th issue. One Life Chain in Manhattan? With so many churches in that borough and people galore. One? What is wrong here? Maryl … more
I was very grateful to read both the editorial and the article regarding the Bishops speaking out against racism (CNY, Aug. 31). Hopefully, the outcomes from the Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism … 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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