It’s been 20 years since the worst attack on our country. I lost many people I knew and loved.
Father Mychal Judge died doing his “dream job” at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, but a legacy of love and compassion has grown from the tragedy. That was the assessment of many of his friends and admirers who participated in the annual 9/11 Walk of Remembrance on Sunday, Sept. 5.
Late-night neighborhood rowdiness has prompted Carmelite nuns at the Monastery of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St. Joseph in Brooklyn to begin plans for a move to Pennsylvania.
The former executive director of The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) in the Diocese of Brooklyn is accused in two lawsuits of sexually abusing underage boys when he was a CYO basketball coach at St. Joseph’s Church in Astoria in the 1990s.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, the retired cop and former state senator who won the Democratic mayoral primary, has spent most of his life working law enforcement and politics and is hoping his ability to navigate both worlds will propel him into Gracie Mansion.
The city’s first Election Day using ranked-choice voting is in the books, but the final chapter has yet to be written. Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa won the Republican Party nomination for mayor in the June 22 primary — topping Fernando Mateo, 68.92% to 26.90%, according to the Board of Elections.
In the latest in a sudden rash of vandalism attacks at churches in the Diocese of Brooklyn, black spray-painted graffiti was found on the exterior of Immaculate Conception Church on June 8.
A suspect was arrested in the deadly shooting of 10-year-old Justin Wallace that occurred three days before the boy’s birthday.
As police continued to search for the vandal who toppled a 130-year-old statue of the Blessed Mother outside St. Adalbert Church, Elmhurst — leaving it broken in pieces — distraught parishioners have begun raising thousands to repair it.
A suspect was arrested in the case of vandalism at St. Athanasius Church last week. The suspect, identified by police as Ali Alaheri, 29, of 184 East 3rd St. in Brooklyn, has been charged with criminal mischief as a hate crime.