A Catholic Push for Pro-Pregnancy Bills

In the aftermath of the passage of the Reproductive Health Act in January, the New York State Catholic Conference (NYSCC) continues to lobby for bills that would help pregnant women and boost adoption, while opposing bills that it deems harmful to life at any stage.

De Blasio Formally Jumps Into Presidential Campaign Pool

Mayor Bill de Blasio formally announced his campaign for president on May 16, becoming the 23rd candidate to join the Democratic field that includes such national figures as former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).

Auschwitz Exhibition Comes to New York

At 11-years-old, Ray Kaner was brought to Auschwitz. She escaped, but more than 1.1 million people did not.“People should know how it was and it should never happen again to anybody,” she said, “everybody has a right to live.”

Historic American Bibles On Display in Manhattan

A treasure of biblical proportions is on display for the first time in New York City.Hidden inside the New-York Historical Society, just steps from the lobby, is the Word of God.

Local Priests Mourn Along With People of Sri Lanka

“There were so many calls [on my phone] from Sri Lanka, from my family. I immediately thought, ‘oh, this is not good,” said Father Nalaka Silva, coordinator of the Sri Lankan Catholic Community of New York and New Jersey.