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With passion in Cyprus and reason in Greece, Pope Francis continued to articulate and adjust his teaching on migration. more
Spending a bit of time with young people before leaving Greece, Pope Francis encouraged them to have the courage to hope, to dream and even to question their faith. more
Sympathizing with the Cypriot government and citizens feeling overwhelmed by an influx of migrants and refugees, Pope Francis urged them to remember their history as a crossroads and meeting place of people of different cultures and traditions. more
When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments Dec. 1 for the biggest abortion case in decades, all eyes—and ears—will be on the court. more
St. Joseph teaches people to learn to take life as it comes and to accept what God has in mind, Pope Francis said. more
A viewing of “The Treasures of the Church: Exposition of Sacred Relics” took place Nov. 15 at the Marian Shrine in Stony Point. Father Carlos Martins, of the Companions of the Cross, … more
Acting on concerns over human rights, archdiocesan Catholic Charities is participating in a pilot program to assist asylum seekers from the U.S. Southern border with social, legal and case management … more
Pope Francis signed a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Titus Brandsma, clearing the way for the canonization of the 20th-century martyr murdered at the Dachau concentration camp. more
Pope Francis asked visitors in St. Peter’s Square to join him for a moment of silent prayer for migrants, especially those who recently drowned in the English Channel and in the Mediterranean and those who are freezing on the border of Belarus and Poland. more
Pope Francis expressed his condolences to the victims of a tragic attack at a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wis., that claimed the lives of six people and injured dozens. more
Vigilance is an important aspect of Christian life because it prevents one’s spirituality from becoming mediocre and lazy, Pope Francis said. more
Extreme poverty, the lack of employment that can support a family and desperation are the major drivers of exploitative child labor, Pope Francis said. more
Pope Francis told young people that, with Jesus, people can find the courage to swim against the current, to be free and authentic, and to stand up for their dreams and ideals of truth, love, justice … more
Church leaders and parishes offered prayers for the five people who died and dozens more who were injured, including a Catholic priest, church parishioners and Catholic school students, when an SUV plowed through spectators watching a Christmas parade. more
The U.S. bishops have assigned a feast date to St. Teresa of Kolkata. more
The U.S. bishops, gathered for the first time in person since 2019, discussed the highly anticipated statement on the Eucharist without the heated discussion it stirred up in their previous meeting. more
Acting on concerns over human rights, archdiocesan Catholic Charities is participating in a pilot program to assist asylum seekers from the U.S. Southern border with social, legal and case management … more
Después de un viaje en agosto a su República Dominicana natal, el padre Ambiorix Rodríguez regresó a su parroquia en Washington Heights para empezar a implementar los planes para una celebración … more
Parishioners and others filling St. Rita of Cascia Church in the South Bronx lived out the words they heard Pope Francis preach that morning for the Universal Church’s fifth World Day of the … more
Afghan nationals seeking refuge on American soil are finding respite through archdiocesan Catholic Charities. New York state officials anticipate more than 1,100 Afghan nationals will resettle in … more
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