The NYPD launched an investigation Wednesday into the vandalism of a statue that memorialized Polish priest and martyr, Father Jerzy Popiełuszko, who was murdered in 1984 due to his work within Poland’s Solidarity movement.
April 29 marks the day Polish Catholics solemnly remember when nearly 2,000 of the country’s 10,000 diocesan priests perished during the Nazi German occupation in World War II. The day coincides with the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camp in Dachau, Germany.
Students at Catholic schools in Manhattan, Staten Island, and the Bronx will no longer need to log in for remote learning this fall as the Archdiocese of New York plans to fully reopen for in-person instruction. The Diocese of Brooklyn announced on April 27 that it will fully reopen its 69 academies and schools again this fall for in-person learning with the option of enrolling their children in online-only instruction for the entire school year.
An obscene message was spray-painted on the base of the Christopher Columbus monument in Columbus Circle over the weekend.
In a move being hailed as fundamental criminal justice reform by Catholic leaders, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that will end the long-term use of solitary confinement in prisons and jails.
Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver, Colorado, said “senseless acts of violence” have become far too common in the country and his state.
Social media use is nearly universal among teens. But for young women, what they might see displayed on their smartphone screen could be dangerous.
As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense decided to run out the clock in victory formation at Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7, along the sidelines stood a woman who already made history: Maral Javadifar, who is one of the first full-time female coaches in the NFL.
The head of the Chaldean Catholic Church issued a petition on Jan.14 calling on Iraqi Catholics to pray at Sunday Masses that Pope Francis will be able to visit their country for the upcoming papal trip in March.
On average, more than 500 pieces of colorful, sometimes glittery, intricate handmade artwork filters into the hands of the staff at the newspaper’s Windsor Terrace office. But for the first time in the contest’s history – it’s going digital.