Letters to the editor
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What a great story by Bill Hagan (CNY, March 12). As an active duty and retired New York City police officer, with responsibilities that included security of St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the … more
Your report on the call of 600 Catholic leaders with President Trump mischaracterizes the objections of many Catholics like me to Cardinal Dolan’s participation (CNY, May 7). I take no issue with … more
CNY recently published a letter to the editor, in which a reader criticized our Cardinal for speaking to politicians, politicians of both parties. My question is: How else are the Church’s values … more
I was as devastated as anyone in France about the terrible Notre Dame Cathedral fire. My wife and I have had the good fortune to visit Paris multiple times, and one of the great treats of such a … more
I read with tremendous sorrow of the death of Msgr. Ruvo (CNY, May 7). I was quite a bit surprised that the obituary did not mention the fact Msgr. Ruvo served as director of Our Lady of Lourdes … more
It is a good thing to see the steps our archdiocese has taken to address the Church’s sex abuse crisis in CNY’s April 11 issue. However, it is starting to read like a scorecard with this much … more
I want to thank you for your recent article on “Catholic Relief Services Unveils Hunger Awareness Campaign” (CNY, May 21). It is a wonderful reflection on your paper and our archdiocese that … more
An article on page 29 of Catholic New York’s April 11 issue is titled “Catholic Conference, Catholic Charities Urge Court to Reject Census Citizenship Question.” The Catholic Church and its … more
Thank you for the wonderful photos of the unveiling of the glorious Rose Window at Blessed Sacrament Church in the April 11 issue. One gentle correction. The photographer was Chris Sheridan, not … more
Like most mornings, my husband turned on the radio to 1010 WINS news radio when we heard the broadcaster announce “the face of a statue of the Blessed Mother has been smeared with feces by someone … more
Into the “sturm und drang” expressed by several readers to CNY (Aug. 29) and the “mea culpas” of Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles (Aug. 15) in response to the recent Pew Survey that found … more
As a regular reader of Catholic New York, I was disturbed by the selection of the cover story in its Jan. 14 edition. A report of the mob attack on our nation’s Capitol read and looked like a lead … more
Since New York state has rolled out new restrictions regarding restaurants, gyms and even private gatherings in homes, we need to ask if there the possibility of another lockdown of our … more
At age 79, I have been a faithful reader of the Catholic press for many years, but I will not allow the biased reporting in your Jan. 14 issue to go unchallenged. Yes, mistakes were made, … more
Mother Cabrini’s feast day was Nov. 13. In the spring of 1946, while in the fourth grade at St. Gabriel School, Riverdale, the Bronx, I was scheduled to receive the sacrament of confirmation … more
I was appalled and bewildered by your recent cover story of the mayhem at the Capitol on January 6, truly a disgraceful farewell this was to our now erstwhile champion pro-life president, who besides … more
I was saddened to read that my elementary school in the Northeast Bronx, SS. Philip and James, would not reopen in the fall. (CNY, July 16). It is hard to imagine that back in the late 1950s, there … more
Just a quick note to say “great job” by John Mulderig on his review of the movie “Fátima” (CNY, Aug. 27). The movie was well worth the cost of rental and was very inspirational—well worth … more
Grace is an unmerited favor from God and is a manifestation of His mercy. I thank Bishop Gerardo Colacicco for closely connecting the graces received from the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist to the … more
I wonder if it is time to take comfort from the fact that we are members of the Mystical Body of Christ, even if we are prevented from publicly gathering. Our communion with one another does not … more
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