Archdiocese Of New York

Churchgoers attend Mass at Our Lady of Peace on the Upper East Side on July 31, 2015. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Stressful Times For New York Catholics As Churches Close, Parishes Merge

Churchgoers lit candles early Friday morning at Our Lady of Peace on the Upper East Side, one of 31 churches that must merge with a nearby parish by Saturday.

07/31/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan waves before Timothy Dolan's Mass of Installation at St. Patrick's Cathedral April 15, 2009. (credit: Susan Watts-Pool/Getty Images)

Mourners Say Final Farewell To Cardinal Edward Egan During Funeral Mass At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Cardinal Edward Egan was eulogized from the Fifth Avenue pulpit where he once preached.

03/10/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan, former Archbishop of New York, died on March 5, 2015. He was 82. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Pay Respects To Cardinal Edward Egan

Monday begins a two-day public visitation for Egan. A man admired by many, the faithful are expected to pay their respects by the thousands.

03/09/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan, former Archbishop of New York, died on March 5, 2015. He was 82. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/Getty Images)

Cardinal Edward Egan Dead Of Cardiac Arrest At Age 82

Egan, 82, died at NYU Langone Medical Center at 2:20 p.m. of cardiac arrest.

03/05/2015

Our Lady of Good Counsel (Credit: CBS2)

Westchester Catholic School Students, Parents Fighting To Keep School Open

The students took their message to the monsignor, asking for help from the Archdiocese of New York.

02/01/2015

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

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