New York Archdiocese
The city has its eye on empty lots, closed schools and other church properties that could be used for housing and other services, some of which could be run by Catholic charities.
Rabbi Schneier was visited by Pope Benedict in 2008 and greeted Pope Francis at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Now he gets an official post in the church.
Catholic parishes across our area are waiting to hear whether they’ll be staying open after the New York Archdiocese said it will be shutting down or consolidating 14 percent of its parishes.
The Pope has appointed three new bishops to serve under Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the current Archbishop.
He may have died 14 years ago, but that has not kept Cardinal John O’Connor, the late Archbishop of New York, out of the news.
The deacon of the Holy Name of Mary Parish in Westchester County has been removed from ministry amid allegations of sexual abuse several years ago.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Wednesday welcomed parishioners and visitors with shiny new doors.
As the Archdiocese looks to consolidate and streamline for long-term viability, 45 percent of the some 4,000 displaced students will reportedly not return to Catholic schools.
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.
With the Pope set to retire on Thursday, people around the world are sharing their memories of Benedict XVI’s time as head of the Catholic church, including those here in the New York City area.
Refusing to accept the New York Archdiocese’s order to close, parents at Saint Augustine School in New City are exploring their legal options.
It was 40 years ago today that the United States Supreme Court ruled in the case of Roe v. Wade, which made abortion legal in America.
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Timothy J. McNiff said in a press release that the review and analysis will “help ensure that all our schools will remain financially stable and, more importantly, open to all students.”
Bronx Woman Who Embezzled $1 Million From New York Archdiocese Sentenced, Ordered To Pay Restitution
As part of the plea deal, Collins will also be required to pay back every penny she stole and return everything she bought with the embezzled funds, the judge said.
The plea deal came after months of negotiations with the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. Collins will face at least four years in prison as part of the plea deal, prosecutors said.