The Catholic bishops of New York state said May 12 that regardless of what the U.S. Supreme Court decides about Roe v. Wade in its final ruling on the Dobbs case from Mississippi, “abortion in New York would continue unfettered.”
In a reminder to New York Catholics that abortion access will likely go unfettered in the state regardless of federal rulings, the state’s bishops are calling on the faithful to advocate with charity, sensitivity and clarity, and to reaffirm the Church’s commitment to walking with pregnant mothers.
New York State Democrats are doubling down on bolstering abortion rights in the state after the controversial leak of a document from the U.S. Supreme Court on the Roe v. Wade decision. Two of New York state’s most powerful women are raising the ante on abortion funding to the tune of $85 million.
Cellist Christine Walevska has performed in Carnegie Hall and on concert stages all over the world. But the performance she gave on Saturday, April 23 may well be the dearest to her heart.
Ukrainian Catholics in New York celebrated Easter with prayers that Christ’s triumph over death will also signify victory over everything evil happening in their home country.
Local musicians are combining their talents for a benefit concert to help a Bronx church pay to repair damage caused by a post-Christmas fire in December.
He needed the unbridled courage to train with U.S. Army paratroopers to earn his jump wings, and the prayerful humility to walk the sacred halls of the Vatican.
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
At the end of one of the bloodiest weekends in the history of El Salvador, which resulted in mass incarcerations and the suspension of personal freedoms in the Central American nation, Salvadoran Catholics gathered March 27 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York to honor the country’s saint, who defended life and human rights.
Kristen Beckles has been attending Mass at the Church of St. Francis Xavier for eight years and loves almost everything about it — except that when she looks at the statues and paintings of saints displayed around the church, she never sees any that resembles her.