Archdiocese Of New York

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

St. Jerome Closing Protest

Cash-Strapped New York Archdiocese To Close 2 Dozen Schools

The Archdiocese of New York has decided to close 22 elementary schools and two high schools that have been deemed financially “at risk.”

01/22/2013

St. Jerome Closing Protest

Families Rally To Save Catholic School In The Bronx

Families rallied in support of a Catholic school in the Bronx Monday, the day before Archdiocese of New York was set to vote on whether to close it.

01/21/2013

St. Jerome Closing Protest

Parents, Students Rally To Keep South Bronx Catholic School Open

A Roman Catholic school in the South Bronx that has been in operation for more than 100 years could close come 2013.

12/30/2012

Classroom (credit: Clipart.com)

NY Archdiocese Releases List Of Elementary Schools ‘At-Risk’ Of Closure

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Timothy J. McNiff said in a press release that the review and analysis will “help ensure that all our schools will remain financially stable and, more importantly, open to all students.”

11/26/2012

President Barack Obama (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)/Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama, Romney Poised For Moments Of Levity At Al Smith Dinner Thursday

Just 48 hours after they were going toe-to-toe in a rancorous debate on Long Island, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will be back Thursday – in Midtown at the Waldorf-Astoria for the Al Smith Dinner.

CBS New York–10/17/2012

Anita Collins (file/credit: CBS 2)

Former Church Employee Accepts Plea Deal In New York Archdiocese Embezzlement Case

The plea deal came after months of negotiations with the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. Collins will face at least four years in prison as part of the plea deal, prosecutors said.

09/20/2012

Catholic Mass At St. Patrick's Cathedral

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Set To Undergo $177 Million Restoration

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the New York City landmark and seat of the Archdiocese of New York, is about to undergo a huge restoration — the kind of facelift that only three years and $177 million can provide.

07/07/2012

Birth Control Pill (file)

Archdiocese Of New York, Other Catholic Institutions Sue Obama Over Birth Control Mandate

The legal salvos have been fired by Catholic institutions across the country. Cardinal Dolan, the President of the U.S. Conference of Bishops, said the plan to force most employers to provide birth control coverage is just not acceptable.

05/21/2012

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Tentative Deal Saves Cat Colony In Chinatown

The New York City Feral Cat Initiative of the Mayor’s Alliance For NYC’s Animals has announced a tentative agreement with the Archdiocese of New York to restore daily care and feeding to eight feral cats living at the historic St. James Church in lower Manhattan as part of a spayed and neutered colony

1010 WINS–04/01/2012

Anita Collins (file/credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Woman Pleads Not Guilty In NY Archdiocese Embezzlement Case

Anita Collins, who was employed in the archdiocese’s finance office since 2003, is accused of writing checks to herself and then using the money to buy expensive clothes and dolls.

03/01/2012

St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Bronx Woman Accused Of Embezzling $1 Million From Archdiocese Of New York

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office said 67-year-old Anita Collins was employed in the archdiocese’s finance office since 2003.

01/30/2012

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