St. Patrick’s Cathedral
It’s the first day of the season of Lent, a 40-day period when Christians prepare for Easter through fasting, repentance and prayer.
Thousands were in attendance, ringing in one of the most important days of the Christian calendar in the city’s most famous church.
On this Christmas Eve, Cardinal Timothy Dolan said the lead-up to this holy time can be hectic.
Timothy Cardinal Dolan said this week that while the lead-up to Christmas can be hectic, it is all worth it at the end.
A veterans’ mass was held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sunday, in honor of Veterans Weekend and Veterans Day on Monday.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Wednesday welcomed parishioners and visitors with shiny new doors.
New Yorkers and people around the world were reacting Monday to what may have been the most memorable and attention-grabbing statement by Pope Francis since he became leader of the Roman Catholic Church in March.
Pope 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.
Decades of dingy grime have been gently erased from the stately twin spires of the cathedral. You can now see the top of the north spire, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported Thursday morning.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch’s family and friends attended mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sunday – a favorite activity of the late Jewish mayor.
There is once again a high terror alert in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday they are taking no chances that an attack similar to the Boston Marathon bombings could happen here.
Francis delivered a plea for peace in his first Easter Sunday message to the world, decrying the seemingly endless conflicts in the Middle East and on the Korean peninsula after celebrating Mass along with more than 250,000 faithful.
While there is no clear front-runner, among the names being mentioned as a papal contender is New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan.
Many New Yorkers at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Saturday – but not all – dismissed the reports that a scandal had a role in the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.
A new Pope could be named before March 15 if the church waives the mourning period, since Pope Benedict XVI is alive and resigning, according to church officials.