The Supreme Court ruled against Gov. Andrew Cuomo's coronavirus limits. The ruling protects religious freedom amid pandemic precautions that were being called unnecessarily restrictive for houses of worship in city neighborhoods hit hard by COVID-19; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
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Supreme Court Justices Reject Gov. Cuomo's COVID Restrictions On Religious ServicesThe Supreme Court ruled against Gov. Andrew Cuomo's coronavirus limits. The ruling protects religious freedom amid pandemic precautions that were being called unnecessarily restrictive for houses of worship in city neighborhoods hit hard by COVID-19; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Pope Francis Vows To End Church Sexual AbusePope Francis is vowing to put an end to sexual abuse in the Catholic church.
Vatican Report Spells Out Accusations Of Sexual Abuse By Former Newark Archbishop Theodore McCarrickA scandal has shaken the faith of many Catholics -- sexual abuse of minors and seminarians by former Newark Archbishop Theodore McCarrick. A long-awaited Vatican report spells out how rumors of misconduct failed to stop his advancement all the way to the college of cardinals; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Pope Francis Names 1st Black CardinalCatholics in the United States will soon get their first Black cardinal.
Pope Francis Becomes First Pope To Endorse Same-Sex UnionsPope Francis has expressed his support for gay couples in a new documentary. Francis is the first pope to endorse same-sex unions; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Sheriff Serves Order To Brooklyn Congregation Ahead Of WeddingThere's an update on a Hasidic wedding expected to draw thousands in Brooklyn on Monday.
Judge Refuses To Block Order On House Of Worship Capacity In NYCA federal judge has resfused to block an order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo strictly limiting the number of people in houses of worship in communities with surging coronavirus cases.
Catholic, Jewish Communities Pushing Back Against Gov. Cuomo's COVID Cluster RestrictionsNew York's Catholic and Jewish communities are both pushing back against Gov. Andrew Cuomo's new COVID cluster restrictions; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Some Groups, Residents Say Gov. Cuomo Has Taken Criticism Of Orthodox Jewish COVID-19 Noncompliance Too FarA war of words has erupted between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Orthodox Jewish community over New York's efforts to contain the coronavirus; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Roman Catholic Diocese Of Brooklyn Challenging Governor's COVID Restrictions In Federal CourtThe Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn is challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo's COVID restrictions in federal court; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
New Restrictions Limit Religious Gatherings In COVID-19 Hot SpotsGov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that 826 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 statewide, the highest number since July 15. This comes as a federal judge in Brooklyn upheld the governor's new limitations on religious gatherings to help manage the spread of the virus; CBS2's Cory James reports.
Religious Groups Sue Over Hot Zone ShutdownTwo religious groups have filed federal lawsuits against New York State for its new COVID-19 hot zone restrictions.
Jewish Families Putting Do-It-Yourself Spin On Sukkahs For SukkotThe coronavirus pandemic is bringing a new meaning to a Jewish tradition. The holiday of Sukkot is a time families eat and pray in a temporary enclosure outside, but this year, many are putting their own do-it-yourself spin on it; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Diocese Of Rockville Centre Files For Bankruptcy Because Of Clergy Sex Abuse PayoutsThe Diocese of Rockville Centre, one of the largest in the nation, says it filed for bankruptcy because of clergy sex abuse payouts, but the bishop says operations and ministries will continue functioning; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Thursday Marks Five-Year Anniversary Of Pope Francis' Historic Visit To NYCFive years ago Thursday, New York City welcomed Pope Francis for a historic visit.
Hispanic Heritage Month, Jewish High Holidays Highlight Intersection Of Two CulturesHispanic Heritage Month also coincides with the Jewish high holidays -- two cultures that might not seem to intersect. But as CBS2's Steve Overmyer reports, there is a complex history.
Construction Underway To Rebuild Historic Greek Orthodox Church Destroyed On 9/11Construction is underway to rebuild the historic Greek Orthodox church in Lower Manhattan that was destroyed 19 years ago; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Thousands Of Parents, Students Shocked As New York Catholic Schools CloseThousands of parents and students in New York were in shock Thursday after they were told their Catholic schools will not reopen in the fall. Officials say fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is to blame; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
26 Catholic Schools In New York Archdiocese ClosingThousands of students and their parents got the stunning news Thursday that their Catholic schools will not reopen in the fall.
Archbishop Of New York Pens Op-Ed In Support Of NYPDIn a new op-ed, Timothy Cardinal Dolan is throwing his support behind the NYPD; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Timothy Cardinal Dolan To Hold Public Mass At Saint Patrick's CathedralTimothy Cardinal Dolan is set to hold public mass Sunday inside St. Patrick's Cathedral.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Fast-Tracks Some Reopening Measures, Including Religious ServicesDaily coronavirus deaths have reached a record low in New York, prompting Gov. Andrew Cuomo to announce he can fast-track some additional measures in Phase 2 reopenings; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Diocese Of Brooklyn Churches Reopen For Private PrayerThe Diocese of Brooklyn reopened its churches Tuesday.
Eid al-Fitr Marks End Of Muslim Holiday RamadanSaturday is Eid al-Fitr. The holiday marks the end of the month-long Ramadan.