The U.S. church’s national encuentro call to Hispanic Catholics to go out to the peripheries and encounter others has energized the country’s dioceses, Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros told delegates at the Region II encuentro in Albany.
Artist Christopher Spinelli has had his work exhibited from Bay Ridge to Berlin. Now his latest creation – a colorfully painted piano – can be seen and played for the next few days on the Coney Island boardwalk.
The proposed Child Victims Act creates two unequal classes of sexual abuse victims – those who would be granted another opportunity to sue and those who would be granted no such opportunity, according to a former judge of New York State’s top court.
A group of nearly 400 members of St. Pancras parish, Glendale, celebrated Pentecost at the Red Steps in Manhattan’s Times Square.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, on behalf of the Bishops of New York State, is urging the public to support the establishment of the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation as a way of serving people of all faiths with their health and health-related needs.
Perhaps the last thing the fashion reporters and enthusiasts expected at the Met’s landmark exhibit on faith and fashion was an introduction to Jesus Christ, but that’s what they got.
Bishop Richard J. Malone of Buffalo, N.Y., announced that the Bishop’s Residence at 77 Oakland Place, Buffalo, will be up for sale this summer. All proceeds from the sale of the property will be dedicated to the Diocese of Buffalo’s Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program to assist victims of past sexual abuse by priests.
To observe the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., members of District Council 9 and International Union of Painters and Allied Trades dedicated their skills to the Fort Greene community.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio traveled to Albany for Public Policy Day on Monday, March 19.
As part of a long-term effort to revitalize and strengthen Catholic education on Long Island, the Diocese of Rockville Centre announced that it will consolidate two elementary schools and close a diocesan high school that are no longer viable.