A veterans’ mass was held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sunday, in honor of Veterans Weekend and Veterans Day on Monday.
Two days after an anti-animal cruelty vigil was held in Manhattan, a man was charged in connection with the torture and death of a Pit Bull found in a Massachusetts park in August.
Breaking with tradition, Pope Francis delivered off-the-cuff remarks about God’s power to forgive instead of reading from a written speech for the first Sunday window appearance of his papacy.
Pope Benedict XVI has traveled around the world, but one of the most poignant trips was to New York City in 2008.
“The highlight for me is always the Sea of Galilee because you can almost just picture Jesus on that lake,” Dolan said.
This weekend, Christians will celebrate the first Sunday of Advent, and Catholics will begin using a new translation of the mass. The changes will affect the priest more than those in the pews, but many responses will have to be relearned.