Letters to the editor
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With all the news stories regarding priests and their alleged abuse of youth in their care, I want to relate a positive story about a priest of my youth, and the effect he had on me and many other … more
I have known Sister Mary Casey, O.P., formerly Sister Michael Marie, for 45 years (Obituary, Page 37). She was my sixth grade teacher and neighbor at St. Brendan’s School in the Bronx. I was … more
Many thanks to John Woods for his Editor’s Report on Cardinal Hayes High School (CNY, Jan. 17). I graduated in June 1964. I was privileged to be a student in Msgr. Thomas McCormack’s World … more
Fairness was shown by the recent adoption of a resolution in the Senate that bars religious tests for federal officials aimed particularly, it seemed, at Catholic nominees for judgeships (CNY, Jan. … more
Reading last issue’s Letters to the Editor, all were disappointed, saddened, dismayed and disgusted with our governor and the New York State Senate and Assembly for passing the Reproductive Health … more
I applaud Catholic New York’s editorial opposing the Reproductive Health Act, which was signed into law on Jan. 22 (CNY, Jan. 17). Our government leaders have failed us in their duty to promote … more
I am immensely saddened and disgusted with Gov. Cuomo and those New York state legislators who hide behind women’s health issues and vote to accept abortion at any stage and make it a top priority … more
“New York, New York, a helluva town” are the catchy words of the popular New York anthem. Sadly, but truthfully, wouldn’t the words “New York, New York, what a hell-bent town” be more … more
We are greatly dismayed with our New York State Legislature and our Governor with the passage of the Reproductive Health Act. This comes on the heels of the changing of the name of the Malcolm Wilson … more
Where is the outrage of a nation founded on such good moral principles? The Supreme Court’s decision to allow abortions has resulted in more than 60 million abortions. It’s not enough that … more
In a Jan. 18 op-ed article in the Daily News (“Defending the Church From Cuomo”), Cardinal Dolan is dismayed and disappointed with Governor Cuomo and his support for the Child Victims Act, which … more
Remember the words and admonition of our parents and teachers—“Money is the root of all evil.” Apparently, our Governor has dismissed this valuable lesson in his desire to legalize recreational … more
The secular press has reported that, in the current political stalemate regarding the building of a wall on the border with Mexico, President Trump has referred to House Leader Pelosi’s … more
I was disappointed that the movie review in CNY’s Jan. 3 issue did not focus on the most uplifting, profound, artistic and full of imagination movie produced in the year 2018: “Mary Poppins … more
Once again, the Democrats in New York state are pushing through the Reproductive Health Act, which most Americans oppose. The physical and emotional impact is not considered as much as just giving … more
All affected by the fire at the Con Ed station in Astoria, Queens, are in our thoughts and prayers. New York, please pray the Litany of St. Joseph every day and have a blessed New Year! Matthew … more
I was pleased to read the article in the Dec. 20 issue of Catholic New York about St. Patrick’s parish in Verplanck. Until his retirement, my uncle, Msgr. Daniel M. Dougherty, was the pastor there … more
Re: Msgr. Kevin Nelan’s article entitled “Why Am I Celibate?” (CNY, Nov. 22). After reading Catholic New York and its predecessor, the Catholic News, for decades, I nominate this article as … more
I want to thank Catholic New York and reporter Dan Pietrafesa for the inspiring and excellent article and photo coverage you gave to The University of Notre Dame on their service projects and Mass … more
I always love reading the milestones that you print of the many dedicated clergy and religious of the archdiocese. It was especially nice to see Sister Cecilia Ann Flynn, O.P., and Sister Rita … more
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