St. Patrick’s Cathedral

St. Patrick's Cathedral on Christmas Day, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Christians Across Tri-State, World Celebrate Christmas

At the Vatican, Pope Francis delivered his Christmas message to tens of thousands in St. Peter’s Square. In his Urbi et Orbi address, the pontiff prayed for hope and peace.

12/25/2014

Christmas at St. Patrick's Cathedral (Credit: CBS2)

Faithful Celebrate Midnight Mass At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Cardinal Timothy Dolan led the celebration, noting the presence of Mayor Bill de Blasio in the congregation.

12/25/2014

Christmas At St. Patrick's Cathedral

Christmas Celebrations Underway In New York And Around The World

In Bethlehem, thousands from many religions attended midnight Mass inside the Church of the Nativity — the site where Christians believe Jesus was born.

12/24/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Commissioner Bill Bratton attend mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral following the shooting of 2 NYPD officers. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Cardinal Dolan Mourns Slain NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos, Wenjian Liu

Cardinal Timothy Dolan called the death of two police officers ambushed in their car “brutal and irrational” and expressed his solidarity and love for their fellow officers.

12/21/2014

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The Radio City Santa Claus Guide To Christmas In NYC

Charles Edward Hall, author of Santa Claus Is For Real: A True Christmas Fable About The Magic Of Believing, has a full guide to New York City’s iconic Christmas Holiday.

12/05/2014

Pope Francis presides over marriage of 20 couples (Credit: CBS 2)

Catholic Bishops Scrap Welcome To Gays In Sign Of Split

Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to Catholic families.

10/18/2014

One of the pets outside St. Patrick's Cathedral for the annual Blessing of the Animals on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Cardinal Dolan Gives Special Blessing To 3 Dozen Rescue Animals

Dogs, cats, kittens and one rabbit were assembled outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the annual Blessing of the Animals.

09/30/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Man Died After Being Restrained By Police While On PCP

An investigation was under way Friday into the case of a man who died in police custody last month, after being restrained by officers as he allegedly tried to fight them.

08/29/2014

Cardinal Timothy Dolan celebrates Easter Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral on April 20, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Cardinal Dolan, Paradegoers Celebrate Easter

The city’s Roman Catholic archbishop celebrated Mass Sunday at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue.

04/20/2014

A cross is carried across the Brooklyn Bridge as part of the 19th annual "Way of the Cross" procession marking Good Friday on April 18, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Christians Mark Good Friday With Services, ‘Way Of The Cross’ Procession In Brooklyn

Christians around the world and across the Tri-State area are marking Good Friday by commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

04/18/2014

Students at St. Joseph's Academy In Bogota, N.J. reenact the Stations of the Cross (Credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Residents Observe Easter Week Traditions

Cardinal Dolan sheds light on the Holy Thursday tradition of the washing of the feet as a New Jersey Catholic school reenacts the Stations of the Cross.

04/17/2014

Timothy Cardinal Dolan (file / credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Cardinal Dolan Leads Palm Sunday Prayers At St. Patrick’s

Cardinal Timothy Dolan led Palm Sunday prayers at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown, on Sunday.

04/13/2014

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5 Great Places to Find Irish Culture in NYC

New York City has plenty of Irish pubs, from McSorley’s to Molly’s. And, on March 17, just about every bar in town will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The list below details where you can go to get your Irish fix the other 364 days a year.

03/17/2014

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

Former New York Bishop, TV Star Fulton J. Sheen Getting Closer To Sainthood

Sixty 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.

03/07/2014

"Ashes To Go" location at Dyckman & Broadway outside downtown A station. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Cardinal Dolan: Christians Feel ‘A Tug To The Divine’ On Ash Wednesday

It’s the first day of the season of Lent, a 40-day period when Christians prepare for Easter through fasting, repentance and prayer.

03/05/2014

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