Ahead of the U.S. Senate’s Nov. 29 61-to-36 vote approving the Respect for Marriage Act, the chairmen of two U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committees reiterated the bishops’ ” firm opposition” to the “misnamed” measure legalizing same-sex marriage.
A bill on same-sex marriage advancing in the Senate is “a bad deal for the many courageous Americans of faith and no faith who continue to believe and uphold the truth about marriage in the public square today,” said New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan.
A man believed to have thrown a wrench through a glass door of Cardinal Dolan’s residence at St. Patrick’s Cathedral has been arrested, according to authorities.
The NYPD is searching for a vandal who threw a wrench through an outer glass door of St. Patrick’s Cathedral shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, Bishop Robert Brennan of Brooklyn, and Bishop John Barres of Rockville Centre announced Thursday the launching of new programs at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers, to enhance seminary training beginning next fall.
At the 77th annual dinner of the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation, Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist and author Peggy Noonan asked participants: “How can you not be romantic about life?”
Catholic hospitals and their workers “must not be coerced by the government to violate their consciences” by being forced to perform “gender transition procedures” against their religious beliefs, said two U.S. cardinals writing in America magazine.
It took four months for Jennifer to journey from her home in Venezuela to New York City to flee the economic and social turmoil in that troubled nation. The final leg was a bus trip up from the southern border with Mexico.
A grand celebration of the Diocese of Brooklyn was on exhibit Sunday at the Cathedral Basilica of St. James during a Mass to memorialize two centuries of Catholic faith.
Religious liberty advocates are hailing a June 27 Supreme Court decision that a high school football coach had a constitutional right to pray at the 50-yard line after his team’s games as a landmark ruling for religious exercise in public life.