Thousands 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.

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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.
President Trump Wants Churches Reopened, Calls Them 'Essential'Cardinal Timothy Dolan reacted Saturday to President Donald Trump's push for house of worship to reopen.
New York State Will Allow Small Religious GatheringsNew York State will now allow religious gatherings. Up to 10 people can gather, but no more; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Restrictions Ease For Religious ServicesAs parts of New York State begin to reopen, houses of worship remain closed. But starting today, restrictions are beginning to ease. CBS2's John Dias has the details.
Archdiocese Of Newark Reopens Churches For Private PrayerOn Sunday, the Archdiocese of Newark started phase one of reopening, allowing its churches to welcome visitors for private prayer; CBS2's Cory James reports.
Archdiocese Of Newark Opening Churches For Private PrayerThe Archdiocese of Newark will begin opening its churches Sunday for private prayer and confession.
Report Shows Record Number Of Anti-Semitic Incidents In U.S., Many In New York And New JerseyA new report found a record number of anti-Semitic incidents took place in the United States last year, a level not seen in 40 years. Even more concerning, more than 1/3 of the incidents took place in New York and New Jersey; CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reports.
NJ Priest Makes Creative Confessional To Connect With Parishioners While Church Is ClosedThursday is the National Day of Prayer, and with houses of worship still closed, religious leaders are looking for creative ways to connect with the faithful; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Archdiocese Of Newark Closing 10 Schools PermanentlyThe Archdiocese of Newark is closing ten schools permanently.
U.S. Supreme Court Again Takes Up Issue Of Birth Control Versus Religious FreedomThe U.S. Supreme Court is again taking up the issue of birth control versus religious freedom. It's a fight over contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Justices heard arguments by phone Wednesday morning, and one justice joined from the hospital; Kate Smith reports for CBS2.
Interfaith Zoom Meeting Makes Masks, New ConnectionsAn uplifting Zoom meeting focused on making masks and weaving new connections.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Defends Tweets About Large Gathering At Rabbi's FuneralMayor Bill de Blasio is defending himself against a firestorm of criticism involving a tweet he sent and his anger with a massive gathering of mourners at the funeral of a Hasidic rabbi; CBS2's Marcia Kramer reports.
Coronavirus And The Holidays: Muslims Resolved To Give Back This Ramadan Despite PandemicRamadan is a time for Muslims to center themselves spiritually while helping those in need. Since social distancing means Muslims cannot come together in prayer and to break fast, many have decided to scale up their charitable giving. CBS2's Kiran Dillan reports.
Muslims Adjust How They Observe Ramadan During Coronavirus PandemicThe Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins this week. For Muslims, it's a time of reflection, fasting and communal prayer, but this year, social distancing and COVID-19 safety measures will change how the holiday is observed; CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reports.
'An Unwanted Nightmare': 11 Members Of Harlem Church Die From Coronavirus In 1 MonthNearly a dozen members of the same Harlem church have died from COVID-19 in April; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Coronavirus Update: Pope Francis Sends Message Of 'Love And Concern' For New YorkPope Francis says he's praying for New York in a "special way."
Virtual Easter Takes Place All Over Tri-State AreaWith houses of worship closed everywhere due to the coronavirus outbreak, many parishioners took to the internet to celebrate Easter. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports
Easter Sunday MassEaster Sunday Mass from St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre.

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