New York Archdiocese

Some New York Catholic Schools To Close Friday For Pope's VisitA spokeswoman says the New York Archdiocese's 31 Manhattan elementary schools will close Friday.
De Blasio Administration, NY Archdiocese To Work Together On Services For PoorThe 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.
New York Rabbi Arthur Schneier Welcomed As Knight Of The Catholic ChurchRabbi 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 Wait As New York Archdiocese Set To Announce Closures, MergersCatholic 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.
Pope Announces Appointment Of Three Bishops To Serve Under Cardinal DolanThe Pope has appointed three new bishops to serve under Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the current Archbishop.
New Research Shows Cardinal John O'Connor's Mother Was Born JewishHe 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.
Deacon At Westchester Church Removed Amid Sex Abuse ClaimsThe 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 Shows Off Restored Bronze DoorsSt. Patrick’s Cathedral on Wednesday welcomed parishioners and visitors with shiny new doors.
It's Last Week For 26 Schools In New York ArchdioceseAs 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.
Pope Francis Begins Papacy, Holds First Sunday Mass From St. Peter'sBreaking 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.
N.Y. Archdiocese Remembers Pope Benedict XVI's Visit To Yonkers SeminaryWith 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.
Rockland Catholic School Could Sue To Keep Itself OpenRefusing to accept the New York Archdiocese's order to close, parents at Saint Augustine School in New City are exploring their legal options.
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