Two separate polls show that Americans are relying more on their faith to help persevere through the coronavirus pandemic.
“Who is the pope?” The answer? Jeopardy host Alex Trebek’s second-career choice had he not served as the legendary long-running game-show host for over three decades.
While most of the religiously unaffiliated people, the so-called “nones” are young, speakers at an Oct 15 symposium at Jesuit-run Fordham University said the trend encompasses all age groups and has enormous implications for American society.
New York City is mourning the death of 33-year-old NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen, a graduate of Fordham University who on Sept. 29 was shot in the line of duty while he was patrolling a Bronx neighborhood for gang activity, according to multiple reports.
Reflecting on the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the Holy See and Israel, New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan hailed the occasion as an international achievement that has “quite literally made the world a better place.”
A member of the organizing committee for February’s Vatican sex abuse summit has dubbed the meeting “partly a success,” saying it achieved his main goal of bringing about “unity for the whole church leadership that was present.”
Longtime radio broadcaster Ed Randall not only defeated prostate cancer, but he also runs a foundation committed to raising awareness of the disease.
Sister Rosellen Ann McCann, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 52 years, died March 16 in Maria Regina Residence.
Brie McDonnell is the boys’ junior varsity basketball head coach at Brooklyn Technical H.S., Fort Greene. Now in her third season, she has built the program into one of the top teams in the Brooklyn II division of the Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL).
Maria Cuadrado, a member of Our Lady of Fatima parish, East Elmhurst, died Aug. 18.