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Two Saintly Popes

The canonizations of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II this weekend are dual reasons for celebration. Both men, of happy memory for many of our readers, were essential to the fulfillment of the mission of the Second Vatican Council. It was Pope John XXIII who called for an “aggiornamento,” a reawakening of the […]

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Promise of Easter

The signs of resurrection are all around us as the Church calendar reminds us of that hope with the celebration of Easter.

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A Solemn Week

This week, we celebrate the Church’s most solemn days of the year.

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No Guts in Albany

We are extremely dismayed and disappointed that the Education Investment Incentive Act was not part of the New York State budget this year.

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An Abhorrent Practice

A story in a London newspaper exposes a dirty little secret in the British abortion industry.

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Education at Crossroads

As the fate of the Education Investment Tax Credit was about to be decided, new support was added and the opposition ramped up its voice.

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A Catholic Agenda

When the New York State Bishops went to Albany this past week to present a moral perspective to the public debate, they made the Education Investment Incentives Act a major focus of their agenda. As we have outlined here before, the proposal is a no-brainer as it seeks to encourage donations to public schools and […]

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Courage in Ukraine

Stunning images of priests standing in the midst of protestors and riot police in the Ukraine appeared last week on blogs around the world. Draped in their colorful epitrachelia (stoles worn around the neck) and “armed” only with icons or crucifixes, they cropped up like small oases of peace and prayerful presence straddling a minefield […]

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Home Grown

News of the appointment of Msgr. Edward B. Scharfenberger to become the 10th Bishop of Albany, N.Y., is a source of pride and joy for all of us in the Brooklyn Diocese. As well it should be. The new bishop-elect is a product of what represents the best of our heritage. We do not speak […]

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Assisting the Needy

Catholic social teaching is a rich treasure of wisdom for navigating past the treacherous partisan shoals that make constructive dialog so difficult these days. Yes, dialog – a blast from the past. This word was very popular in the aftermath of Vatican II and signified a sense of hope that people could find common ground […]

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