Authorities Saturday morning were investigating a fire that damaged a church on Long Island.
An employee at the Church of St. Patrick in Huntington spotted a man taking cash from a candle donation box, Suffolk County Police said.
A blessing of the animals will be held Sunday at a church on Park Avenue on the Upper East Side.
The landmark church at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point hosted its first same-sex wedding Saturday.
During times of hardship many people look to places of worship for comfort and support, but in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy those places have taken action and played a role in the relief effort.
The family, which moved here from Mexico seeking a better life, is mourning the sudden death of a wife and mother of five children.
Wearing hoodies in honor of the Florida teen, hundreds at the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village voiced their concern and anger. Many said they believe it may have been racially motivated.
Pastor Terry Smith of the Life Christian Church in West Orange has extended an invitation to the brand new New York Jets quarterback.
The temporary restraining order is in effect for 10 days, which means those churches can hold services in schools for the next two Sundays.
The New York City Department of Education is defending the court ruling upholding the ban on using public schools for church services.
“We are here to tell Mayor Bloomberg, I mean we are going to have 60 churches homeless and that’s not Christ-like,” said Bronx Pastor Sal Sabino.
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.