The New York Archdiocese on Wednesday said it will soon announce which parishes in the Lower Hudson Valley will merge or close.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral might be the most well known, but New York City boasts several churches with interesting histories. Here are five worth visiting.
The House has overwhelmingly approved a bill to allow houses of worship damaged by Superstorm Sandy to receive federal disaster aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
No ruling has been issued, but a federal appeals panel signaled Monday that it was leaning toward reversing a decision by a lower court that allowed for after-hours worship services in New York City public schools.
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.
The decision is likely to affect dozens of schools where church services are conducted each week on Sunday.
Have you passed by a beautiful historic place of worship and wondered about its back story? Or do you want to find a place to worship yourself – perhaps a place with a storied history? This guide will walk you through some of the more famous New York City houses of worship.