The year was 1917. America had just entered World War I. It was also a somber time in church history — black Catholics were not welcomed to worship within the same space as their white Catholic brothers and sisters.
Church pastors in Brooklyn talk about how the church can help heal communities suffering from gun violence.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio touched on the COVID-19 pandemic in his homily during the annual Chrism Mass at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral on June 19.