Subway Shooting Suspect Surrenders to NYPD

The man suspected of opening fire and killing a subway rider over the weekend turned himself in at a Lower Manhattan NYPD precinct on Tuesday, according to authorities.

Police Identify Man Wanted in Fatal Subway Shooting

A man who shot and killed Daniel Enriquez, 48, on a Q train in Lower Manhattan on Sunday, May 22 was still at large after what appeared to be a random act of violence, according to authorities. It was the fourth subway homicide since Jan. 1.

Padre Pio’s Relics Will Make Their First Debut at National Shrine in D.C. 

During the 81 years of life for Francesco Forgione, who later became known and venerated as “Padre Pio,” he wasn’t able to visit the United States. While the saint’s relics have toured across the country and even throughout the Diocese of Brooklyn, for the first time, his relics will be displayed at the nation’s largest Catholic church in Washington D.C., May 21-22.

As Roe v. Wade Decision Looms, Local Pro-Life Groups Remain Committed

With their two children and a stroller in tow, Ingrid and Elder Castro celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in an unusual way on March 25 — marching in a pro-life demonstration through the canyons of Lower Manhattan. The family traveled from Westchester to join more than 100 demonstrators for the sixth annual International Gift of Life Walk

St. Saviour BHM Event Takes ‘Step’ in the Right Direction

In 1976, 200 years after the United States of America declared independence from Great Britain, then-President Gerald Ford officially recognized February as Black History Month (BHM) across the U.S. The fact that such a milestone in African American history happened only 50 years ago wasn’t lost on the young women who planned, practiced, and then performed at St. Saviour High School’s annual BHM assembly on Feb. 17.

Future Is Bright in the Hands Of Empowered Black Catholics

On Kujenga weekends, the groups of young boys and girls break into groups and dive deep into the foundations of their faith through a variety of activities, including small group discussions, a talent show, a Mass and praying the rosary together. They are encouraged to understand their faith so they can proudly profess how they are “authentically black and authentically Catholic.”

Love Is in the Air: Churches See Sharp Rise In Weddings

Another weekend in New York City means another engagement proposal photo shoot for Queens-based photographer Aj Tolentino, who has no complaints about the business that has come his way during the pandemic.

FDA Decision Allows Abortion Drugs to be Prescribed Online and Sent in Mail

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision to lift restrictions on the abortion pill mifepristone — paving the way for women to obtain the pill by mail and self-perform abortions as early as 10 weeks of gestation without an in-person clinic visit — has drawn new criticism from pro-life advocates.