On the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, “a night when darkness claims the victory,” more than 500 people, including Brooklyn Auxiliary Bishop James Massa, gathered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral to give thanks for the gift of life and pray for an end to abortion.
Calling it a “victory for all New Yorkers,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law to codify a woman’s right to abortion under state law and provide greater access to abortion across the state on Tuesday evening, Jan. 22.
New York State Catholic Conference statement on the passage and signing of the Reproductive Health Act (RHA):
Emmy Award-winning Fox News anchor, Kelly Wright, will be the featured performer at the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Christmas Concert outside the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, Dec. 6.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams joined Muslim and Jewish leaders and other elected officials in offering moral and financial support to the Catholic community Dec. 4 after a vandal desecrated statues in front of Our Lady of Consolation Church, Williamsburg.
Selling Dorothy Day’s former New York parish to make way for luxury apartments would be a devastating blow to residents and former parishioners in a neighborhood threatened by gentrification, an American researcher said.
Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros was the special guest speaker of the evening “Félix Varela, On the 230th Anniversary of His Birth,” organized by the Cuban Cultural Center of New York, and celebrated Nov. 20 in the Church of the Transfiguration, Manhattan.
Celebrating the spirit of Thanksgiving, a Park Slope teacher and her students have been hard at work decorating bags that will soon be used to deliver God’s love and good food to thousands in the New York area.
Be a light for those less fortunate – Sister Ave Clark, O.P., encouraged those came out to honor her as she received the St. Catherine of Siena Award from her fellow Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, for her extraordinary outreach ministries.
Minutes before actress Ilana Glazer was scheduled to start a political
event at the Union Temple synagogue in Brooklyn, a custodian discovered anti-Semitic graffiti on the stairwells of the second and fifth floor of the building.