Authorities said a man is accused of stealing a mourner’s cell phone during a Long Island funeral Mass. He’s also charged with pilfering poor boxes at two churches.
There is a reward of up to $5,000 for anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Authorities say crime likely took place on May 7 or May 8.
At the mother church of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine choir sang Psalm 98 as worshippers celebrated. For some, going to this cathedral on Christmas Day is a continuation of a family tradition.
A Greek Orthodox church destroyed on Sept. 11 is taking legal action against the agency that owns ground zero, saying it’s reneged on a promise to rebuild the church.
Archbishop Timothy Dolan presided over the ceremony and said the honor for the church signaled a “deeper sign of affection and bond” with the Pope.
It was a different flock that gathered for church services on Sunday morning, as congregants of the two- and four-legged varieties gathered in Morningside Heights.
The steeple was struck by lightening on September 22 and then electrical lines fell on the church early Friday morning.
Monsignor Bernard Quinn began Saint Peter Claver Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant back in 1922 as the first church for Black Catholics in the Brooklyn Diocese.
Community Board 7 voted to charge for meter parking.
The suspect was shown walking into the church, then walking up to a pew and grabbing a large, unattended bag off the seat before walking out.
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown says three people siphoned money intended for charity from church bingo games for years.
A church that was completely destroyed during the collapse of the World Trade Towers on 9/11 is facing some bureaucratic hang-ups in trying to get approval for its rebuilding.