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Pope Francis has appointed two of the archdiocese’s most well-respected priests, Bishop-elect Edmund Whalen, the vicar for clergy, and Bishop-elect Gerardo J. Colacicco, the pastor of St. … more
El papa Francisco ha nombrado a dos de los sacerdotes más respetados de la arquidiócesis, el obispo electo Edmund Whalen, vicario del clero, y el obispo electo Gerardo J. Colacicco, párroco de San … more
When Sister Emily Wureh, S.H.F., was a young girl growing up in Liberia she remembers a missionary sister who had a life-altering impact on her. Sister Leonora Tucker, S.S.N.D., of the School Sisters … more
For the second time in three years, a statue was a focal point of a homily at the Columbus Day Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The 42nd annual Mass, celebrated by Cardinal Dolan Oct. 14, came … more
Diana Paulino, 14, was one of nearly 1,100 teens who attended the seventh annual New York Catholic Youth Day at the Westchester County Center in White Plains. “It teaches you about always following … more
Seventh-graders from St. Joseph’s School in the Yorkville section of Manhattan participated with a celebrity panel for one of the nation’s first TEDx events at a kindergarten through eighth grade … more
The Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (I.C.M.) are continuing their missionary presence from Kittay Senior Apartments in the Bronx as they celebrate 100 years of missionary presence … more
En una noche de felicidad matrimonial este mes, 21 parejas se unieron en sagrado matrimonio ofrecido en una misa de bodas en español, la cual fue celebrada por tres sacerdotes con la … more
“Nones,” those who profess no religious affiliation, are now the largest subgroup in American society, their numbers having grown in the past decade while the percentage of Catholics in … more
Told that some people think Pope Francis isn’t exactly a fan of the Rosary, Jesuit Father Federic Fornos practically shouted, “What?” more
Resolving the global crises of world hunger and malnutrition demands a shift away from a distorted approach to food and toward healthier lifestyles and just economic practices, Pope Francis … more
The Synod of Bishops for the Amazon is not a “referendum” on priestly celibacy; it is looking for ways to provide for the sacramental life and formation of the people there, U.S. Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston said. more
The first week of the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon saw support for the priestly ordination of married indigenous men, impassioned pleas for respect for indigenous culture and denunciations of violence against the earth. more
Saints are people who recognized their need for God’s help, who took risks to discover God’s will and to help others and who nurtured a habit of thanksgiving, Pope Francis said. more
On the eve of the canonization of St. John Henry Newman, Britain’s Prince Charles penned an article about England’s newest saint for the Vatican newspaper. more
President Donald Trump called on world leaders at a Sept. 23 U.N. event on religious freedom to end religious persecution around the globe. more
The upcoming canonization of Blessed John Henry Newman begs the question: Do Catholic college students today even know who Cardinal Newman is? more
On the second day of the Supreme Court’s new term, a divided court Oct. 8 heard oral arguments from three cases concerning protections for gay, lesbian and transgender employees under Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts. more
Filipino Archbishop Bernardito Auza, head of the Vatican’s permanent observer mission to the United Nations, called for the U.N. to uphold the dignity of women, and also to safeguard the “inherent dignity and inalienable rights” of the human person when dealing with financial issues before the U.N. more
The outrage over the snubbing of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini by New York City first lady Chirlane McCray’s She Built NYC commission culminated in a march and Mass Oct. 6 to support a public statue of Mother Cabrini, as the patron saint of immigrants is best known. more
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