Archdiocese Of New York

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.


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.


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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.


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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

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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.


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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.


Archibishop Timothy Dolan is seen in front of St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Could Cardinal Dolan Become Pope?

“He has a lot of direct pastoral experience running complex archdiocese both in Milwaukee and in New York. He can play on a big public state. He has serious credentials with a Ph.D in Church History,” said Vatican expert John Allen.


Archbishop Timothy Dolan (file/credit: Mike Segar/AFP/Getty Images)

Archbishop Timothy Dolan Among 22 New Cardinals Named By Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict will elevate Dolan to cardinal along with 21 others from Hong Kong, Berlin, Prague and from some key Vatican offices.


Father Jaime Duenas

87-Year-Old Bronx Priest Accused Of Inappropriately Touching 16-Year-Old Girl

A longtime priest at a Catholic church in the Bronx has been arrested, charged with sexually abusing a 16-year-old employee. What’s most surprising in this case is the priest’s age.


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NY Archdiocese Plans To Close 27 Schools

The archdiocese on its website said the closures of 26 elementary schools and one high school will affect roughly 3,700 students.


Monsignor Defrocked In NYC Sex Abuse Scandal

A Roman Catholic tribunal has defrocked a monsignor who once led fundraising for the Archdiocese of New York after deciding he had molested a teenage student in the 1980s.


NY Archdiocese Examines Schools To Close Or Merge

NEW YORK (AP) – The Archdiocese of New York is studying ways to save Catholic education and plans to release a list of schools next month that may have to merge or close.


Msgr. Wallace Harris (Credit: Church of St. Charles Borromeo)

Harlem Pastor Accused Of Sex Abuse Resigns

The Archdiocese of New York says whether Monsignor Wallace Harris will be formally removed from the priesthood will be decided by the Vatican’s internal affairs office.