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NYC’s 5 Most Interesting Churches

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.

02/03/2014

A man works to repair the roof of a church in New Dorp, Staten Island that was damaged by superstorm Sandy - Jan. 4, 2013 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

U.S. House Passes Sandy House Of Worship Aid Bill

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.

02/13/2013

Separation of church and state

Appeals Court Leaning Toward Reversing Ruling Allowing For Worship In NYC Schools

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.

11/19/2012

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

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Appeals Court: NYC Can Block Christian Worship Services At Public Schools

The decision is likely to affect dozens of schools where church services are conducted each week on Sunday.

06/02/2011

New York City’s Famous Places Of Worship

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.

05/13/2010