Paulist Father Thomas Stransky, credited internationally as a pioneer in the Catholic Church’s ecumenical and interfaith relations stemming from the Second Vatican Council, died Sept. 3 on his 89th birthday.
New audio recording reveals embattled Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, New York seeking to contain yet another public relations crisis in his diocese, saying he feared it could force his resignation.
The Kosciuszko Bridge linking Brooklyn and Queens is named for Polish Catholic and American Revolutionary War hero Tadeusz Kosciuszko. Father Marek Sobczak, C.M., pastor of St. Stanislaus Kostka, Greenpoint, is glad the bridge will continue to commemorate the sacrifices Kosciuszko and other Poles made to build America.
The Tablet offers this special supplement to help families gear up for the new school year.
New York state’s Child Victims Act (CVA) will take effect on Aug. 14, giving those who say they were abused as minors one year to file a civil suit regardless of when the alleged crime occurred.
Stephen Auth is used to being taken seriously as a manager of mutual funds. In his work in street evangelism, though, he has learned new lessons in humility.
It is only natural that when we think of Christian art, we immediately imagine a late medieval, gothic European cathedral. But some great works of Christian art can be found right here in New York City.
On July 23, the community gathered at Holy Child Jesus Church to honor Silvia Umana, 51, and her children, Gilbert, 19, and Guadalupe, 7, who perished in an accidental house fire on the morning of July 21.
The U.S. Senate is expected to pass on July 23 a bill to permanently fund compensation for victims and first-responders of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
Measles, chicken pox and other diseases are making a comeback as more parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children out of the fear of side effects, especially with regard to the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine.