Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens worked overtime to ensure that senior citizens got all they needed during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Black Lives Matter movement has also spawned a fresh look at the quality, or lack of quality of the health care pregnant Black women receive in the U.S.
A 65-year-old priest from the Diocese of Brooklyn was arrested on charges of sharing sexually explicit texts and pictures with a 15-year-old boy, federal prosecutors announced on July 29.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to scrap a program providing free graffiti removal assistance to private property owners has lawmakers and business leaders concerned that New York City is returning to the bad old days of the 1970s when spray-painted tags were everywhere.
A new early childhood center is opening at the site of St. Mel’s Catholic Academy in Flushing and parents are hoping to expand the center at some point to include upper grades.
As COVID-19 continues to strike hundreds of thousands of Americans, there are disputes within the medical community on how to treat the drug and whether one particular drug is a cure for the virus.
Church pastors in Brooklyn talk about how the church can help heal communities suffering from gun violence.
Monsignor David Cassato, recently named by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio to serve as vicar for Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn, said he plans to hit the ground running.
The about-face from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on international student visas was hailed as the right step by educators and immigration advocates.
The Diocese of Brooklyn has three new transitional deacons. The men, who are on their way to becoming priests next year, were ordained at a Mass at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph on July 11.