Pope Francis in Sorrow After the Two Massacres

Pope Francis joined Catholic Church leaders in expressing sorrow after back-to-back mass shootings in the United States left at least 31 dead and dozens injured in Texas and Ohio Aug. 3 and 4.

Bishop DiMarzio Looks Back at 1986 Immigration Law

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio is committed to immigration reform, dealing with an area that’s been a divisive issue for decades. He and others discussed their views during a panel forum on Aug. 1 that was sponsored by the Center for Migration Studies (CMS), a New York-based think tank.

A Brooklyn Woman is ‘Married’ to Christ

Deborah Sucich works as a campus minister at St. Saviour H.S., Park Slope, just over a mile away from the diocesan chapel where her special occasion took place. She was dressed in a long, simple, white dress. Friends, clergy and family filled the Park Slope chapel aisles for the joyous moment.

Bishop Celebrates 75th Birthday in Bensonhurst

On June 16, the day Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio submitted his resignation to the Vatican as required by every bishop when they turn 75, the Brooklyn bishop celebrated Mass at St. Athanasius Church in Bensonhurst.

Brotherhood of Priests Pray and Celebrate

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, auxiliary bishops and more than 170 priests gathered at the Immaculate Conception Center May 7, for an afternoon of fraternity, prayer and reflection.

Bishop DiMarzio Joins Knights to Pray for Persecuted Christians

Joining in a special hour of prayer held simultaneously throughout New York state on May 16, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio led local members of the Knights of Columbus before the Blessed Sacrament and the icon of Our Lady Help of Persecuted Christians in a service at St. James Cathedral, Downtown Brooklyn.

Lay Leaders Honored at Annual Recognition Mass

On May 16, the Brooklyn Diocese honored the service of laymen and women at the eighth annual diocesan recognition Mass and celebration, at Saint Nicholas of Tolentine Church in Jamaica.