Archdiocese Of New York

Church of Saint Thomas More (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Dozens Of NYC Churches On Chopping Block Celebrate Possible Final Christmas

This could be the final Christmas for dozens of local churches.

12/25/2014

Petitions at St. Thomas More Church urging the New York Archdiocese not to close parish. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

More New York Churches May Close In 2015

Money woes continue for New York’s Catholic churches as more parishes could close next year.

12/15/2014

A senior center at Our Lady Of Pompeii church in Greenwich Village may be forced to move. (Credit: CBS2)

Archdiocese Plans To Probe Pending Closure Of Senior Center At Greenwich Village Church

A senior center in Greenwich Village has been in the same spot for years, but now it may have to move.

11/04/2014

St. Joseph's Catholic Church in New Rochelle, N.Y., will merge with St. Gabriel. (credit: CBS2)

New York Archdiocese Announces 55 Parish Mergers

The closings are part of an effort to cut costs and reduce the number of parishes, which archdiocese officials have said is excessive.

11/02/2014

Cardinal Timothy Dolan weighs in on a decision to let a gay group march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade under its own banner. (Credit: CBS 2)

Archdiocese To Announce Closures, Mergers In Lower Hudson Valley

The New York Archdiocese on Wednesday said it will soon announce which parishes in the Lower Hudson Valley will merge or close.

10/29/2014

Archbishop Fulton Sheen (credit: CBS 2)

War Of Words Continues In Unusual Spat Over Body of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

The current Archbishop, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, took office in 2009, and has long maintained that relocating the body would run contrary to the wishes of Sheen and his surviving relatives.

09/05/2014

Archbishop Fulton Sheen (credit: CBS 2)

It’s New York Versus Peoria In Dispute Over Body Of Archbishop Fulton Sheen

A behind-the-scenes between New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Peoria, Illinois, Bishop Daniel Jenky over the beloved evangelist’s remains has gone public.

09/04/2014

Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Easter Sunday (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Dolan In Letter: Attempt May Be Coming To Link My Name To Bad Publicity

In a letter issued just before he went to Rome this week, Timothy Cardinal Dolan warned that his name could be connected with some bad publicity regarding his home archdiocese of St. Louis.

02/20/2014

People walk across a street in Manhattan during a snowstorm on January 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tri-State Hit With Bitter Blast; Cold Not Going Anywhere

A snowstorm followed by brutally cold temps seems to be the norm around here this winter.

01/22/2014

Holding the Rosary and praying (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New York Archdiocese Planning Some Parish Closures

The archdiocese is in discussions with its 368 parishes and expects to deliver recommendations to Cardinal Timothy Dolan by next summer.

11/19/2013

Timothy Cardinal Dolan (file / credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Dolan Reacts To Pope Francis’ Comments On Gay Priests

Timothy Cardinal Dolan said the pontiff’s tone is very welcoming, but emphasized that church doctrine is not changing.

07/30/2013

Pope Francis delivers his first 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica during Easter Mass on March 31, 2013 at the Vatican. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pope Francis On Gays: ‘You Can’t Marginalize These People’

New Yorkers and people around the world were reacting Monday to what may have been the most memorable and attention-grabbing statement by Pope Francis since he became leader of the Roman Catholic Church in March.

07/29/2013

Cardinal Dolan entering Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Cardinal Dolan Holds Mass In Rome Ahead Of Papal Conclave

Members of the Catholic Church worldwide spent this Sunday worshipping, before cardinals from around the world begin meeting to elect a new pope.

03/10/2013

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Archdiocese To Close 2 Elementary Schools On Staten Island

Two more Catholic elementary schools have been added to the chopping block by the Archdiocese of New York, both of them on Staten Island.

02/11/2013

St. Patrick's Cathedral/ file (credit: Kristin Thorne /CBS 2)

Worshippers Surprised By Pope’s Announcement

At St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, many were saddened by the news.

02/11/2013

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