Mayor Bill de Blasio formally announced his campaign for president on May 16, becoming the 23rd candidate to join the Democratic field that includes such national figures as former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).
Bishop Kearney H.S., an all-girls high school in Bensonhurst that was founded in 1961, is shutting its doors this summer.
Unplanned tells the story of former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson, and her journey of conversion from a pro-choice supporter into pro-life advocate. Johnson’s story became the subject of national news, when she quit her job in late 2009 after witnessing a live abortion to join the 40 Days for Life organization, and the courtroom battle that followed.
The Tablet’s annual High School Press Awards ceremony, held May 10 at the Diocese of Brooklyn’s offices in Park Slope, honored some of the outstanding journalism in school newspapers. For the first time since the event’s inauguration, a new category was introduced to the schools – “Best Multimedia Package”.
In a developing phishing scam, some parishioners in the diocese are reportedly receiving text messages from a scammer posing as a local pastor.