A Man for All Reason, Félix Varela

The 200th anniversary of Father Félix Varela’s arrival in Manhattan is celebrated this year. His cause for sainthood is gathering momentum, with Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Octavio Cisneros of Brooklyn serving as vice-postulator.

Family Pleads For Safer NYC As Subway Murder Victim Laid to Rest

As the family of Daniel Enriquez, the Park Slope man whose shooting death aboard a subway train shocked the city, gathered for his funeral on May 31, his sister vowed to honor his memory by fighting to stop escalating gun violence in New York City.