“This is my fourth store!” an exasperated Lisa Shelton said as she stood in the aisle of a Rite Aid on 18th Avenue in Bensonhurst on Sunday, staring at a nearly-empty shelf that normally would be stocked with baby formula. Shelton, who gave birth to a baby boy last month, said she was down to her last two bottles of Similac and was feeling desperate.
Bishop Michael W. Fisher of Buffalo joined mourners outside a Tops grocery store where 10 people were killed and three others were injured in what law enforcement authorities said was a racially motivated crime.
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.
About 2,500 people gathered on the feast of Our Lady of Fatima to celebrate the episcopal ordination of the first Haitian-born bishop to lead a diocese in the United States.
Days after the deadly mass shooting at a supermarket in a predominantly black neighborhood in Buffalo, lawmakers are pushing for change.
The White House on Tuesday announced that Americans can now request a third order of free, at-home coronavirus tests shipped through the U.S. Postal Service.
In response to the racially-motivated mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket on May 14, Bishop Robert Brennan of Brooklyn says constant dialogue and listening are imperative to creating change.
Now three days removed from a racially-motivated mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket, Archbishop Shelton Fabre of Louisville says the answer to the often asked question “What needs to be done?” hasn’t changed from the last time it was asked.
Several U.S. Catholic bishops expressed sorrow and called out racism and gun violence after reports of a May 14 mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, that left at least three injured and 10 dead — a crime authorities categorized as likely motivated by hatred for Black people.
A gunman shot multiple people in a Southern California church on Sunday, May 15, killing one person and injuring five others, law enforcement officials said.