Pope Francis names Bishop Robert Brennan to lead the Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. He is the eighth man to lead the diocese, which encompasses 1.5 million Catholics in Brooklyn and Queens; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Bishop Robert Brennan Named To Lead Catholic Diocese Of BrooklynPope Francis names Bishop Robert Brennan to lead the Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. He is the eighth man to lead the diocese, which encompasses 1.5 million Catholics in Brooklyn and Queens; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Bishop DiMarzio Welcomes New Leader Of Brooklyn DioceseIt's a big day for the Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. Pope Francis has appointed a new spiritual leader. CBS2's Christina Fan has the story.
Rare Painting By Cesare Dandini, Believed Lost, Found At Church In New RochelleA 100-year-old church in New Rochelle housed a 400-year-old treasure, and no one realized it until a man stopped to worship, and looked up. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Police Search For Stolen Torahs From Long Beach SynagoguePolice were back out in the waters off Long Beach on Tuesday, searching for stolen torahs.
Rosh Hashanah Celebrations Planned With COVID In Mind For 2nd Straight YearThe Jewish New Year known as Rosh Hashanah begins Monday night. In the midst of the pandemic, some congregations are carefully planning to gather in person and others are connecting virtually; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Long Island, Queens Rabbis Release Video Urging People To Get VaccinatedA group of rabbis on Long Island and Queens joined forces, urging their communities to get vaccinated.
Congregations Carefully Planning For Rosh Hashanah ServicesThe Jewish New Year known as Rosh Hashanah begins Monday night. In the midst of the pandemic, some congregations are carefully planning to gather in person and others are connecting virtually; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Sikh Temple Vandalized In New Hyde ParkVandals hit a Sikh temple under construction on Long Island earlier this week, spray painting messages of intolerance. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Man Who Saved Stranger's Life After Subway Stabbed Receives Medal From Diocese Of BrooklynA Brooklyn man saved a stranger's life after she was stabbed on a subway platform back in May. Tuesday, he was honored for his heroic efforts in an emotional ceremony; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Relic Belonging To Millennial Being Considered For Sainthood Arrives In BrooklynA modern day miracle attributed to a Millennial makes him the first of his generation to be considered for sainthood by the Roman Catholic church, and a relic that belonged to the teenager just arrived in Brooklyn; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Debate Questions If Roman-Catholic Politicians Who Support Abortion Rights Should Receive CommunionWhile President Joe Biden has focused on global issues this week, there's another battle that could directly affect the church-going president. The debate centers around whether Roman-Catholic politicians who also support abortion rights should be allowed to receive communion; Ed O'Keefe reports for CBS2.
Timothy Cardinal Dolan Makes Interfaith Visit To Temple Emanu-El Amid Rise In Anti-Semitic IncidentsTimothy Cardinal Dolan celebrated Shabbat at Temple Emanu-El in a show of solidarity Friday as the city and the country experience a rise in anti-Semitic incidents; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Catholic Churches Across Brooklyn, Queens Ease COVID-19 RestrictionsCatholic churches across Brooklyn and Queens are easing COVID-19 restrictions.
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.