Once again, we were reminded this past week that we live in a fallen world. The Eric Garner case is, simply put, a tragedy. Whenever anyone loses his or her life in an act of violence, it is a tragedy. It doesn’t matter that Garner is older or younger, black or white, what matters is […]
People of faith came together in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Sept. 6 to pray for peace and reconciliation in their communities, across the nation and around the world.
Finding ways to heal and strengthen relations between police and local communities was the focus and goal of a gathering of faith leaders hosted by Cardinal Timothy Dolan at the request of Mayor Bill de Blasio this month.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio was among a dozen religious leaders from across the city that met privately for two hours inside the cardinal’s Manhattan residence Aug. 21.
This week, we as a world community witnessed an act of pure, unadulterated evil in the beheading of journalist James Foley by militants of the Islamic State (IS).