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Editorial & Opinion
Bright Spot This Summer After Press Awards

On the next page of this issue, you can see the honors Catholic New York received in the latest Catholic Press Association Awards competition. We brought home 13 awards from last month’s Catholic …

Living in Largo: In Praise of a Slower Pace

There is an art and a science to slow living. This summer I’m trying to learn both. In music you can measure it. The tempo called largo—Italian for slow and broad—clocks in at 40 …

It’s Not About Numbers

Ask any vocation director and he will tell you that the one question we are consistently asked is, “How many guys do you have?” This could refer to discerners, seminarians, men to be ordained or …

A Sure Path to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

Alright, I admit it: the first memories that come to mind this Fourth of July are watermelon, corn-on-the cob, hot dogs, and fireworks. I look forward to all those things as I pen these words, eager …

La Adoración Eucarística Fuera de La Misa

En nuestra columna anterior hemos destacada la centralidad de la Eucaristía ante el culto a la presencia real, bajo las especies consagradas, fuera de la …

All Stories

McGuirk Appointed President of Astor’s Children Foundation

Astor Services for Children & Families has appointed James McGuirk as president of The Children’s Foundation of Astor; the appointment became effective July 1. McGuirk had served as CEO of …

Religious Freedom Is Basis of All Other Freedoms in U.S., Cardinal Dolan Says

The nation’s Bill of Rights guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion, Cardinal Dolan told a crowd of more than 3,000 gathered in Orem, Utah, for a patriotic event held each year around the Fourth of July.

New State Deputy Proud of Knights’ Great ‘Influence’ on His Family

Wally Wych is excited for what’s ahead after he began his term as state deputy of the New York State Council Knights of Columbus July 1. Wych was elected to lead the 86,000 members of the …

Archdiocese Offers Lifelines to Immigrant New Yorkers Entangled in Border Crisis

Archdiocesan Catholic Charities has protocols in place to respond to the crisis at the border of the United States and Mexico created from the surge of adults, children and families fleeing Central …
Our Faith

Love of God, Love of Neighbor Are Tied Together, Pope Says

Praying that Catholics would understand and act on “the inseparable bond” between love of God and love of neighbor, Pope Francis again appealed for a solution to the crisis in Venezuela.

Smithsonian Inquiring About Drawings Made By Children at Catholic Center in Texas

The Smithsonian Museum of American History is looking at the possibility of acquiring for its collection drawings made by children ages 10 and 11 at a Catholic Charities center in Texas, which may depict their stay at federal detention centers for immigrants near the border.

New Commission to Review Role of Human Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy

The Trump administration named a former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican to chair a new commission that will review the role of human rights in foreign policy.

Pope Names Women as Full Members of Congregation for Religious

Pope Francis named six superiors of women’s religious orders, a consecrated laywoman and the superior of the De La Salle Christian Brothers to be full members of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.

HHS Delays Implementing Conscience Protection Rule for Health Workers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agreed in a July 1 court filing to postpone implementation of a new conscience protection rule “because it is the most efficient way to adjudicate the final rule on the merits.”

Obispos Ofrecen Oraciones Tras Muerte de Niños en La Frontera

Obispos católicos de ambos lados de la frontera cerca de McAllen, Texas, emitieron una declaración en la que expresaron sus condolencias a las familias de niños y padres migrantes que recientemente se ahogaron tratando de cruzar el Río Bravo hacia Estados Unidos. El obispo Daniel E. Flores de Brownsville, Texas, y el …

Schools Coverage

Class of 2019 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Each year, Catholic New York salutes the hard work and dedication of seniors graduating from Catholic high schools in the archdiocese. The valedictorians and salutatorians of each school are …

Cardinal Dolan Makes a Pitch at Catholic Education Night

Cassidy Maglio was planning to enjoy a snow cone on her busy evening at the ninth annual Catholic Education Night at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill June 17. The rising seventh-grader at Most …

Cathedral Student to Attend Harvard Summer Program

Katya Hybran, a freshman at Cathedral High School in Manhattan, has been accepted into the Academies at Harvard. The Academies are intensive, five-day academic enrichment programs for high-achieving …