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.
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore pleaded for peace in light of recent attacks on pro-life pregnancy centers in the United States.
The first-ever U.S. tour of St. Bernadette’s relics has been underway since April, including a May 20 stop at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in West Harlem, Manhattan.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York made a surprise visit to the Ukrainian city of Lviv Sunday night to meet with Ukrainian refugees and the Catholic agencies helping them.
He needed the unbridled courage to train with U.S. Army paratroopers to earn his jump wings, and the prayerful humility to walk the sacred halls of the Vatican.
Before Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations participated in a March 24 vote to get more aid to Ukraine, he stood behind a podium inside St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan and called on the international body to take swift action against Russia citing decades of wrongdoings worldwide that have gone unpunished.
Shirley Jean Radcliffe Dolan, the mother of New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan and the matriarch of the Dolan family, died March 12 at age 93.
Even before they were ordained as the Archdiocese of New York’s newest bishops, Auxiliary Bishops Joseph Espaillat and John Bonnici had already made their mark.