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Churchgoers attend Mass at Our Lady of Peace on the Upper East Side on July 31, 2015. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Stressful Times For New York Catholics As Churches Close, Parishes Merge

Churchgoers lit candles early Friday morning at Our Lady of Peace on the Upper East Side, one of 31 churches that must merge with a nearby parish by Saturday.

07/31/2015

Pope Francis delivers his first 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica during Easter Mass on March 31, 2013 at the Vatican. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pope Francis On Gays: ‘You Can’t Marginalize These People’

New Yorkers and people around the world were reacting Monday to what may have been the most memorable and attention-grabbing statement by Pope Francis since he became leader of the Roman Catholic Church in March.

07/29/2013

Saint Augustine School - New City, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Rockland Catholic School Could Sue To Keep Itself Open

Refusing to accept the New York Archdiocese’s order to close, parents at Saint Augustine School in New City are exploring their legal options.

02/14/2013

Timothy Cardinal Dolan in Vatican City - Feb 18, 2012 (credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Dolan To Deliver Closing Prayer At Republican National Convention

The four-day GOP convention begins Monday in Tampa, Fla.

08/23/2012