President Joe Biden is expected to outline formalized instructions to the Department of Justice and Health and Human Services in order to protect abortion access, just two weeks after the Supreme Court ended the constitutional right to the procedure.
In response to the upcoming ruling, which may affect the status of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law new measures that would elevate the state into an abortion safe haven for locals and out-of-state abortion seekers.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.”
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.
After serving as the director of pro-life activities for the New York State Catholic Conference (NYSCC) for almost four decades, Kathleen M. Gallagher is retiring at the end of January.