Diocese of Brooklyn Takes ‘Religious Freedom’ Case to the U.S. Supreme Court

The Diocese of Brooklyn has filed an emergency application with the Supreme Court, asking that the highest court in the land agree to hear its case against Gov. Andrew Cuomo on First Amendment grounds. The diocese charged that imposing strict attendance — in some cases, as little as 10 people at the Mass — violates religious freedom.

Court Battle Against Gov. Cuomo Gets Second Wind

The Diocese of Brooklyn’s federal lawsuit against Gov. Andrew Cuomo over regulations he imposed on houses of worship in COVID-19 hot spots is at the center of several fast-moving developments.

Statue of Mother Cabrini Unveiled in Battery Park

In a major moment for Catholics and immigrants in New York City, a statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini was officially unveiled on Columbus Day. St. Frances Xavier Cabrini (1850-1917), popularly known as Mother Cabrini, is the patron saint of immigrants.