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.
Mayor Bill de Blasio greeted streams of prekindergarten students Thursday on the first day of his ambitious expansion of early childhood education.
Organizers of the world’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade say they’re ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time.
Cardinal Timonty Dolan calls Pope Francis a breath of fresh air.
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.
He missed St. Patrick’s Day, but Cardinal Dolan returned home in time for Easter. After 23 days in Rome, Dolan’s status as a Catholic Church leader has risen to new heights.
Catholic bishops are making their annual lobbying visit to Albany as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Senate Republicans are starting to clash over the governor’s abortion law proposal.
Vatican insiders said there is an outside chance that the Archbishop of New York could be elected pope.
President Barack Obama charges onto the campaign trail Friday after urging voters Thursday night to stay optimistic that America can pull itself out of an economic rut.
Mets ace Johan Santana and the Atlanta Braves have the same thing in mind heading into Opening Day. They’d both like to put last year behind them.
He’s now called “Your Eminence,” and although it’s a very formal title – New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan is anything but. 1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa shares her experiences of ‘Following the Faithful.’
The Catholic Church is closely watching the attention Archbishop Timothy Dolan is receiving, praise and adulation one expert says is exactly what it needs right now.
There is warmth and good cheer for Timothy Dolan who will become New York’s newest Cardinal on Saturday. He’s been celebrating Mass at some of the most majestic churches in the Eternal City, and the New York faithful are there with him.
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan will be elevated to Cardinal in Vatican City this Saturday. As Cardinal, that would make him eligible to elected Pope.
“He’s a wonderful, great man. He’ll do a great job,” said pilgrim Ann Brana.