Catholic Artist’s Work Is Inspired By Faith, Church

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.

Former Judge Says Sex Abuse Bill Would Create a Double Standard

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.

Pentecost in Times Square

A group of nearly 400 members of St. Pancras parish, Glendale, celebrated Pentecost at the Red Steps in Manhattan’s Times Square.

Met Exhibit Is a Vision of Catholic Imagination

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.

Buffalo to Sell Bishop’s House To Compensate Abuse Victims

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.

Union Workers’ Community Services Honor Dr. King

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.

Statewide Honors for Charities’ Senior VP

Emmie Glynn Ryan of Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens received the Vincenza DeFazio Award for outstanding contributions to the work of the NYS Council of Catholic Charities Directors in Albany last month.