Editorial & Opinion
Is It OK to Not Be OK?

The quote on the cover of the 2021 July 19-26 issue of Time magazine is misleading. Beneath a crestfallen image of Japanese-born Naomi Osaka, the world’s reigning female tennis champion, is the …

Go for It, Pope Said

This column originally appeared in Catholic New York Sept. 24, 1987.   A roomful of Hollywood people who know something about holding center stage sat captivated for a half-hour one …

More About The Ryans

This column originally appeared in Catholic New York June 9, 1988.     After 30 years or so of turning out newspaper columns, I’m long since used to the idea that readers …

‘Go Fight City Hall’

This column originally appeared in Catholic New York Sept. 27, 1990.Over the years in this business, I’ve been lucky enough to log some fascinating travels, with some memorable stops along the …

Archdiocesan News

Delay Doesn’t Diminish Staten Island Knights Council Centennial

The coronavirus pandemic may have delayed the centennial celebration of the Manresa Knights of Columbus Council 2147 on Staten Island, but it did not deter its mission.   Robert Dugan, who …
MAY THEIR MEMORY BE A BLESSING

Father George Barry Ford (1885-1978)

SEVENTH IN A SERIES Dr. Henry van Dusen, president of Union Theological Seminary, one of America’s premier Protestant seminaries, said on one occasion in the late 1940s that, if the Catholic …

Nuevo Sacerdote Agustino Sirvió en la Parroquia de Tolentino en el Bronx

A los 13 años, el padre Elizandro Contreras, O.S.A., pensó por primera vez en convertirse en sacerdote, mientras se desempeñaba como monaguillo en su natal República …

State Congressional Delegation Urged to Reject Taxpayer Abortion

Dennis Poust, executive director of the New York State Catholic Conference, asked the full New York congressional delegation in a July 7 letter on behalf of Cardinal Dolan and the other Catholic …
National/International News

Polish Nuns Killed by Soviet Army Near World War II’s End Showed Courage

Ten Polish nuns have been approved for beatification as martyrs 76 years after they were killed while resisting rape and facing other atrocities by Soviet soldiers in the final months of World War II.

Elderly Are to Be Valued, Not Discarded, Pope Says

Older people are not “leftovers” to be discarded; rather, they continue to be precious nourishment for families, young people and communities, Pope Francis said in the homily he wrote for the Mass marking the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly.

Advocates: Ruling Against DACA Must Push Congress to Act

Catholic immigration advocates are urging Congress and President Joe Biden to speed up legislation to protect immigrants after a federal judge ruled July 16 to end a program that prevents the deportation of thousands of immigrants brought into the U.S. illegally as children.

May Olympic Games Be Sign of Hope During Pandemic, Pope Says

As thousands of athletes gathered for the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Pope Francis gave them his blessing and extended it to those organizing and supporting the events.
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Holy Child Students Join The Fuller Center for Yonkers Housing Renovation

With much help from the School of the Holy Child, The Fuller Center for Housing of Greater New York City is renovating affordable housing in Yonkers for low- to moderate-income …

Lourdes High Switching to President-Principal Model

The board of trustees of Our Lady of Lourdes High School in Poughkeepsie, in cooperation with the archdiocesan board of members—Cardinal Dolan, Msgr. Joseph LaMorte, vicar general, and Michael Deegan, superintendent of schools— announced the adoption of a president-principal model of school governance starting in the 2021-2022 school year.

Cardinal Offers Mass for Burke Seniors

Cardinal Dolan celebrated the Baccalaureate Mass for the 66 graduating seniors of John S. Burke Catholic High School in Goshen June 3. The Baccalaureate Mass is celebrated annually for …

Archbishop Stepinac Symposium Tackles Food Insecurity

In a special symposium last week, Archbishop Stepinac High School Honors Academy students tackled the food insecurity crisis. The livestreamed event featured student presentations on how food …

Students, Staff Are Grateful for the Aquinas Experience

Lebene Ashinyo is saying a “proper goodbye” to Aquinas High School in the Bronx, which is shutting its doors after educating young women for 98 years. Aquinas had its final classes …

50 Years of the Inner-City Scholarship Fund Celebrated at Cathedral Mass

Eligio and Mercedes Solis are thankful their children have an opportunity to attend Catholic school with assistance from the Inner-City Scholarship Fund, which marked its 50th anniversary with a Mass …

Class of 2021 Valedictorians & Salutatorians

Catholic New York annually salutes the hard work and dedication of the members of the senior class graduating from the 44 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of New York. The valedictorians and …