Native New Jersey Nun Moves One Step Closer To SainthoodMore than 80 years after her death, a New Jersey nun credited with curing a boy's eye disease is set to be beatified on Saturday.
Cardinal Dolan Reflects On Historic Dual Canonization Of Past PopesCardinal Timothy Dolan said in the church, saints are usually "museum pieces" who lived hundreds of years ago. But he said that is not the case for Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II.
Pope John Paul II Honored With Co-Naming Of Maspeth StreetWeeks before John Paul II is to be canonized as a saint, a group in Queens has decided to honor him on their own.
Former New York Bishop, TV Star Fulton J. Sheen Getting Closer To SainthoodSixty years ago, New York Bishop Fulton J. Sheen was one of the biggest stars on television. Now, he is one step closer to sainthood as a medical miracle was attributed to him.
Local Catholics React To Pope John Paul II Being Cleared For SainthoodPope Francis on Friday cleared two of the 20th century's most influential popes to become saints, approving a miracle needed to canonize Pope John Paul II and waiving Vatican rules to honor Pope John XXIII.
Founder Of Westchester Religious Order Up For Possible Sainthood By VaticanIn 1901, Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, daughter of author Nathaniel Hawthorne, founded the Dominican Order of St. Rose of Lima and moved her work to Rosary Hill in Hawthorne.
Catholics In NY Look On With Pride As John Paul II Is BeatifiedAt St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, many Catholics expressed pleasure that John Paul II had been fast-tracked toward sainthood by the Vatican.
Pope Benedict XVI Approves Miracle For John Paul IIPope Benedict XVI declared in a decree that a French nun's recovery from Parkinson's disease was miraculous, the last step needed for the beloved pontiff's beatification.
Possible Sainthood For Brooklyn Church FounderMonsignor Bernard Quinn began Saint Peter Claver Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant back in 1922 as the first church for Black Catholics in the Brooklyn Diocese.