According to Sure We Can, since the Bottle Bill was implemented, container litter has reduced about 75 percent per year. About a third of its collections are water bottles.
The earthquakes that hit Puerto Rico on Jan. 6 and 7 and last weekend have shaken those in the Diocese of Brooklyn with roots on the island, as well as those who once lived in Brooklyn or Queens.
For Catholic rapper Melvin Windley, a.k.a. “Rabelzthemc,” hip-hop is an opportunity to proclaim the message of Divine Mercy to all.
“Who is the pope?” The answer? Jeopardy host Alex Trebek’s second-career choice had he not served as the legendary long-running game-show host for over three decades.
The future eight-story, 135-unit building on the corner of Sackman Street will be called the Catholic Charities Loreto Apartments, built on the former site of Brownsville’s Our Lady of Loreto Church.
With a handshake and a smile, Rabbi Alvin Kass focuses on what he does best: serving the NYPD and God.
An estimated 25,000 New Yorkers took to the streets in a “Solidarity March” in protest of anti-Semitism on Jan. 5, among them Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York and Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, who told the crowd “we are all brothers and sisters under the one God who made us.”
New Year’s Day began with yet another local anti-Semitic attack, when a 22-year-old Hassidic man was beaten and subjected to hate speech in Williamsburg — the 13th known attack against Jews in the New York area in less than 10 days.
On a nightly basis this month – and on weekend afternoons – “the word” is becoming flesh in lower Manhattan with a one-man performance of the “The Gospel of John” at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture.
At Radio City, the Alleluia Choir was scheduled to perform a five-minute medley of Christmas classics, from “Silent Night” to “O Come All Ye Faithful.”