Letters to the editor
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Keep Writing, Jerry

Most of us know people are living much longer; the fastest growing age group is 85 and much older, but too little is said about needing media voices who know the experience. I urge Jerry Costello … more

A ‘Complicated’ Matter

A letter to the editor in your Nov. 10 issue cites a statement by Catholic News Service that both the Democratic and Republican candidates hold positions not in accord with Catholic teaching, and … more

Bold Measures Needed

In an effort to speak to James O’Neill of the uncertainty he expressed in a letter in the Nov. 10 issue, and in furtherance of John Woods’ column in the same issue, according to exit … more

What About Immigrants?

The Nov. 10 edition contains no mention of the No. 1 threat to our immigrant brothers and sisters, the new administration’s effort to crack down on immigration and step up deportation. What … more

Points to Ponder

I have been rereading Pope Benedict XVI’s catechesis (March 7, 2007) on the Fathers of the Church. In the teaching on Eusebius of Caesarea, Benedict quotes this from Cardinal Jean … more

Forming Consciences

In the recent article, “When Political Choice Is Tough, Pray and Vote Your Conscience,” (CNY, Oct. 13) Catholic News Service reports on a response by Pope Francis to a … more

Hard to Heal

CNY’s Oct. 13 issue included a heartfelt letter titled “In Need of Healing.” Sister spoke, in part, about how issues of taxation, climate change and racial tensions tend to … more

A Beautiful Day’

Many thanks to Catholic New York for helping the Volunteer Association of the Mary Manning Walsh Home make the 29th annual Walkathon a huge success by advertising the event. I received phone … more

‘Stand Together’

Why do we speak out in defense of other religions, but keep silent when it comes to the attacks on our Catholic religion? It’s alarming to see the blatant outrageous attacks by John … more

‘All-Time Low’

lfred E. Smith dinner, mark October 20, 2016, as the date when the Archdiocese of New York reached an all-time low representing its constituents. When arguably the premier charitable Catholic … more

A New Shepherd

On Sunday, Sept. 25, I was privileged to attend the Installation Mass of Father Robert J. Bubel as pastor of St. Mary/Holy Name of Jesus and St. Peter parish in Kingston. Auxiliary Bishop … more

In God’s Hands

Thank you Catholic New York and Christie Chicoine for giving so much space to informing your readers of Deacon Jim Stahlnecker’s  prayer  campaign for the upcoming presidential … more

Prayerful Discernment

I want to thank Deacon Jim Stahlnecker for presenting to the American electorate “A Prayer at Election Time” (CNY, Sept. 29). This prayer card is non-partisan and simply asks the … more

‘Blessed Example’

Thanks for Christie Chicoine’s article on the 15th Anniversary FDNY Memorial Service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral (CNY, Sept. 15). Especially poignant was Father Thomas … more

‘Place at the Table’

Reading your editorial about our Church’s involvement, (CNY, Sept. 15) in the much-maligned United Nations was refreshing and hopeful, especially with our world’s great refugee … more

Not ‘Unforgivable’

I am an Aisle Person (Letters, Sept. 15). I am claustrophobic, and when I am surrounded by large people, I am extremely uncomfortable. If the biggest problem Mr. Ganssle has in life is to watch … more

Front Pew Solution

In bold contrast, and response, to the AP-observer’s lament (Letters, Sept. 15), perhaps the best way to avoid the temptation of labeling, and judging, others–while in the house of … more

Aisle People

Because of my peripatetic lifestyle, I’ve attended Mass at many parishes. For the past 20 years, I’ve probably worshipped at 30 different Catholic churches across America each year … more

A Blessing to All

I have to write to Catholic New York to tell of the wonderful man, priest and friend that Msgr. John Mescall was (Obituary, Page 54). His passing is a great loss to many. He was a blessing to … more

Second Review

John Mulderig’s review of “Ben Hur” (CNY, Sept. 1) conflates Bonhoeffer’s concept of “Cheap Grace” with bad script writing and acting. Mulderig observes that … more
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