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

Dolan Becomes Cardinal Saturday, But Is Pope In The Future?

New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan will be elevated to Cardinal in Vatican City this Saturday. As Cardinal, that would make him eligible to elected Pope.

02/15/2012

Archbishop Timothy Dolan (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)/President Barack Obama (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Announces Compromise On Contraception Measure; Catholic Leaders Furious

Catholic groups are livid over the compromise, calling President Barack Obama’s move a “ploy” that “adds insult to injury.”

02/10/2012

Father Brian Jordan blesses the World Trade Center Cross - New York, NY - Jul 23, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Christmas Eve Tradition At World Trade Center Site Ending

Every year, on Christmas Eve, there’s been a core group of people celebrating Midnight Mass at the World Trade Center site.

12/22/2011

Egle Ruzgys (L) and her brother, Aurimas (R), reunited with Mary Katz Erlich (C). (credit: CBS 2)

After 66 Years, Holocaust Survivor Reunites With Family That Saved Her

It’s been nearly 66 years since they’ve seen each other. On Friday, Holocaust survivor Mary Katz Erlich met Egle Ruzgys and her brother Aurimas at Kennedy Airport.

11/23/2011

Thanksgiving Turkey (file / credit: clipart.com)

Archbishop Dolan, Speaker Quinn Distribute Thanksgiving Fixings

New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, former New York Mets outfielder Rusty Staub, and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn distributed the uncooked fixings for 400 Thanksgiving dinners at Catholic Charities in Central Harlem on Tuesday.

11/23/2011

Mendham Borough Welcome Sign (file / credit: Borough of Mendham)

Monument To Sexual Abuse Victims Destroyed In New Jersey

A monument like no other has been destroyed in Mendham.

11/21/2011

Father John Higgins laces up his sneakers - Peekskill, NY - Nov 10, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Priest Walks From Peekskill Church To St. Patrick’s Cathedral For His School

Father John Higgins is a priest on a pilgrimage, a holy man hiking to help the children of Peekskill.

11/10/2011

Bridgeport Bishop William E. Lori (file / credit: Bridgeport Diocese)

Bridgeport Diocese To Close Three Churches

The Bridgeport Diocese says three churches in the city will have to close early next year in order to make the most of the shortage of priests and other resources.

09/26/2011

Sprout Creek Farm - La Grange, NY (file / credit: Sprout Creek Farm)

Stories From Main Street: Sprout Creek Farm Teaches Students Important Lessons Outside Of The Classroom

Just outside Poughkeepsie, Sprout Creek Farm is a unique place – an outdoor classroom full of kids.

05/23/2011

Gay Marriage (file / credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Believes NY Legislature Could Pass Gay Marriage This Year

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, closely allied with the Senate Republican majority that once blocked gay marriage, said he’s now optimistic it will be legalized in New York.

05/04/2011

Pope John Paul II blesses a baby during the third day of his visit to Lyon's area. (Photo credit DANIEL JANIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Catholics In NY Look On With Pride As John Paul II Is Beatified

At St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, many Catholics expressed pleasure that John Paul II had been fast-tracked toward sainthood by the Vatican.

05/01/2011

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

Archbishop Timothy Dolan Addresses Catholic School Seniors At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Dolan told the graduating Catholic school seniors their education prepares them for this life and the next.

04/14/2011

Recycled Plastic Bottles - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

New Rochelle Pushes For Sustainability With GreeNR

GreeNR has been approved, now one city is pushing out a plan to go green across the board.

03/16/2011

A screenshot from the Confession app - Image: Little iApps

Have Sins To Confess? There’s An App For That!

It’s password protected and church approved. Patrick Leinen, the developer of Confession: A Roman Catholic App, says that, while it doesn’t take the place of visiting a confessional, the app is meant to help Catholics through the process.

02/09/2011

Pope John Paul II waves from the gangway of his plane - Damascus, Syria - May 8, 2001 - Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

Pope Benedict XVI Approves Miracle For John Paul II

Pope Benedict XVI declared in a decree that a French nun’s recovery from Parkinson’s disease was miraculous, the last step needed for the beloved pontiff’s beatification.

01/14/2011

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