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At St. Frances Cabrini Shrine in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, July 13 was a day for two Masses in two languages, with one message: the Church in New York reaffirmed its commitment to … more
As the early evening sun recently cloaked the steeple atop Immaculate Conception Church on Manhattan’s East 14th Street, festive string lights illuminated the spacious garden courtyard below filled … more
Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, executive director of Catholic Charities, expressed the archdiocese’s commitment to providing affordable housing at a press conference updating the progress of Second Farms, a … more
Dieciséis adultos jóvenes andan en una combinación de peregrinación y vacaciones en México para acercarse juntos más a Dios y a Nuestra Señora, y para pasar un buen rato explorando México. La … more
Inside a classroom at St. Clare’s School on Staten Island, Sam Lin Gaoxi, 8, a visiting student from China, skillfully demonstrated his origami creation to attentive students and teachers during … more
Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, drawing the former auxiliary bishop of New York one step nearer to beatification. The pope … more
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. more
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. more
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. more
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. more
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.” more
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. more
As Bonnie Engstrom watched lifesaving measures being taken for her son, who had been born just moments before without a pulse or drawing breath, she asked for help from the person whose prayerful support she had sought throughout her pregnancy: Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. more
Catholic and Greek Orthodox clergy hope to continue on a path of collaboration between their two churches with the momentum from the June 22 enthronement of Archbishop Elpidophoros of America. more
Although the Justice Department announced July 2 it would no longer argue to have the citizenship question added to the 2020 census, the Trump administration continues to look at all possible options … more
The excluded, especially migrants and refugees, are the ones who ultimately pay the price for humanity’s greed, Pope Francis said. more
Catholic bishops from both sides of the border near McAllen, Texas, issued a joint statement expressing condolences to the families of migrant children and parents who recently drowned trying to cross the river into the United States. more
Pope Francis gave priests who minister to seafarers special permission to grant absolution for sins that usually would require the intervention of a bishop or the Vatican itself. more
A few prayers to Blessed John Henry Newman became a “constant dialogue” and then a desperate response to an emergency for Melissa Villalobos of Chicago. more
When the archdiocesan capital campaign, Renew + Rebuild, was launched in 2016, Cardinal Dolan entrusted it to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus through the Immaculate Heart of Mary. “As usual, … more
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