Muslims in New Jersey say they've been forced to adjust after getting locked out of their mosque. It's the first time in four decades they haven't been able to go inside, and they say they were blindsided about it all; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Muslims In New Jersey Celebrate Ramadan Outside Padlocked MosqueMuslims in New Jersey say they've been forced to adjust after getting locked out of their mosque. It's the first time in four decades they haven't been able to go inside, and they say they were blindsided about it all; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Clergy Leaders Host 'Stand Against Asian Hate' RallyA group of Asian and Black clergy leaders came together Tuesday for a rally to Stand Against Asian Hate.
Pope Francis Offers Message Of Hope At Scaled-Back Easter Vigil ServiceOnly about 200 masked people were allowed to attend the service, marking the period between Christ's crucifixion and his resurrection on Easter Sunday.
Faithful Celebrate Easter With COVID Protocols In PlaceChristians around the world are celebrating Easter Sunday, the holiest day of the year. In New York, St. Patrick's Cathedral not only is livestreaming its services, but a limited number of parishioners returned inside as well. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Centuries-Old Ash Wednesday Traditions Altered Amid COVID PandemicWednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a holy day for Christians around the world, but this year, centuries-old traditions have been altered to stem the spread of the coronavirus; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Ash Wednesday Traditions Altered This YearWednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a holy day for Christians around the world. As CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports, this year, centuries-old traditions have been altered to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Pandemic Forces Changes For Ash WednesdayWednesday begins the holiest time in the Christian faith, Lenten season, but the still-present coronavirus pandemic forces change to tradition; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Cardinal Dolan In Quarantine After COVID ExposureTimothy Cardinal Dolan is in quarantine.
Some Looking For Rays Of Light, Hope After Capitol ChaosMany people are rightly concerned about what happened at the U.S. Capitol Building on Wednesday, but beyond the darkness of division, some see a ray of light and a reason to hope; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Three Kings Day Celebrations Go VirtualEl Museo Del Barrio presented its 44th annual Three Kings Day celebration virtually for the first time.
Midnight Mass To Air On WLNY-TVOur sister station WLNY-TV will be broadcasting Midnight Mass live from St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre. It begins at 11:30 p.m.
Smaller Scale For Christmas Eve Mass Due To COVID PandemicChurches across our area are improvising, making sure worshippers can still celebrate the birth of Christ, but do so safely. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Long Island Yeshiva's Website Hacked, Anti-Semitic Slurs PostedPolice on Long Island are investigating how a religious school was infiltrated by hackers who posted anti-Semitic slurs and video on the yeshiva's student portal; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
World's Largest Menorah Lit In NYC, Marking Start Of ChanukahThe first candle on the world's largest menorah was lit Thursday night at Fifth Avenue and 59th Street at Central Park.
Families Celebrate First Night Of Chanukah With Socially Distanced TraditionsThe Jewish holiday of Chanukah begins Thursday night. It's also known as the Festival of Lights and lasts for eight days. While many families can't physically be together because of the pandemic, that's not stopping them from honoring old traditions; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Some Churches Requiring Tickets For Christmas Mass For First Time EverIt’s just one way things have changed in the era of COVID-19. CBS2’s Andrea Grymes reports.
Interfaith Leaders Stress Importance Of Relgion During PandemicInterfaith leaders from across New York City met Wednesday to discuss the importance of religion during the pandemic. CBS2's Kiran Dhillon has the story.
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.