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Editorial & Opinion
Kaitlyn’s Faith Continues to Inspire

This is a resurrection story. It is about Kaitlyn Bernhardt, a teenage girl from Brooklyn, who became sick with a severe form of bone cancer, just before she was about to enter Bishop Kearney High …

Rediscovering Community

I can’t pray. I just don’t know how to do it anymore.” That’s what I told my husband, Dennis, one evening recently about midway through Lent. The parched desert had become an asphalt parking …

Giving Joyful Witness: How the Holy Spirit Stirs the Restless

W hen Pope Francis talks about evangelization, his poster child may well be an immigrant in North Dakota. Sister Brenda Hernandez Valdes, a 34-year-old Daughter of Immaculate Mary of Guadalupe, …

‘All Our Children’ Play at Sheen Center Explores Rights of Vulnerable

You worry me, Doctor Franz,” says a young SS officer at a Nazi-era clinic for special needs children in Stephen Unwin’s play “All Our Children.” “This is a sacred task, and we need …

All Stories

‘From St. Patrick’s to Notre Dame’ Fund to Help Rebuild Paris Cathedral

Cardinal Dolan gathered a group of New York’s religious, business and community leaders at St. Patrick’s Cathedral April 18 to announce the establishment of the “From St. Patrick’s to Notre …

Fordham University Senior Dies After Fall from Bell Tower on Bronx Campus

A 2015 graduate of Jesuit High School in Portland died after falling from a bell tower at Fordham University early the morning of April 14.

Prayers for Notre Dame Cathedral and Paris at St. Patrick’s

Four hours after an April 15 devastating fire broke out at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Cardinal Dolan stood outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral speaking with journalists at a 4:30 p.m. news conference.

Catholic Charities, City and State Officials Speak Of Collaboration on Immigration, Border Issues

Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, executive director of archdiocesan Catholic Charities, will embark on a mission of solidarity and learning to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador from Monday to Friday, April 22 to 26, to assess the status of immigration issues there.
Our Faith

Be Servants to One Another, Pope Tells Prisoners Before Washing Feet

Jesus’ gesture of washing His disciples’ feet, an act once reserved to servants and slaves, is one that all Christians, especially bishops, must imitate, Pope Francis told hundreds of inmates and prison employees on Holy Thursday.

Fire Chaplain Helped Save Religious Artifacts from Burning Cathedral

A hero emerging from the Notre Dame Cathedral fire April 15 is Father Jean-Marc Fournier, chaplain of the Paris Fire Brigade, who is credited with saving a reliquary containing the crown of thorns and the Blessed Sacrament from the burning cathedral.

God’s Glory Is Shown on the Cross, Pope Says at Audience

The glory of God is not manifested with fanfare and applause but displayed through the love of Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross, Pope Francis said.

French Leaders Pledge Notre Dame Cathedral Again Will Grace Paris Skyline

Church leaders joined government officials in saying they expect that Notre Dame Cathedral’s grandeur will be restored as firefighters extinguished the last flames of a fast-moving blaze that seriously damaged much of the iconic structure.

Blaze Erupts at Paris’ Iconic Notre Dame Cathedral; Cause Unknown

A major blaze engulfed the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral April 15, sending pillars of flame and billowing smoke over the center of the French capital.

Directora del Ministerio Hispano Nombrada Consultora Para el Subcomité de Obispos

Wanda Vásquez, directora del Ministerio Hispano en la arquidiócesis, prestará servicios como una asesora del Subcomité de Asuntos Hispanos de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de los Estados Unidos (USCCB, por sus siglas en inglés). “Será para mí un honor servir y espero colaborar con ustedes y con el comité”, escribió Vásquez en su carta de aceptación fechada el 27 de marzo al obispo auxiliar Arturo Cepeda de la arquidiócesis de Detroit, presidente del

Schools Coverage

Prayer for Class of 2019 Seeks ‘Grace and Mercy in the Years Ahead’

Cardinal Dolan celebrated Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral for nearly 4,000 seniors from Catholic high schools across the archdiocese April 3-4. At the Eucharistic Liturgy for the Class of 2019 …

Michael Deegan Assumes Duties As Interim Schools Superintendent

Michael Deegan, who has served as deputy superintendent of schools for the archdiocese since 2013, will serve as interim superintendent until the search is completed and a new superintendent has been …

Catholic Schools in Archdiocese Expand Relationship With Partnership Schools

Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York will widen their relationship with Partnership Schools as St. Charles Borromeo School in Central Harlem is added into the Partnership network in …

Archdiocese’s School System Earns AdvanceED Accreditation

Catholic schools in the archdiocese were awarded School System Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, the national organization that confers the North Central Association …