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New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks to the media on May 26, 2022, in New York City.

New York attorney general sued for ‘targeting’ pro-life pregnancy centers 

May 29, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

ADF filed the suit along with The National Institute of Family and Life Advocates on behalf of two nonprofit pro-life... Read more

Abortion pill reversal seeks to counter the effects of the first progesterone-blocking abortion pill, providing an opportunity to save the unborn child.

New York attorney general sues pregnancy centers over abortion pill reversal statements

May 6, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Letitia James in her filing alleged that there is “no competent and reliable scientific evidence” to support the abortion pill... Read more

Anglican nuns from Sisterhood of Saint Mary (photographed with bishops from the Anglican Church of North America's Diocese of the Living Word) are among those suing the state of New York for requiring that they cover abortion in their health plans.

Catholic and Anglican nuns defend religious freedom in New York’s highest court

Apr 17, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The lawsuit is over a New York Department of Financial Services regulation that could require faith-based organizations to cover “medically... Read more

Members of the Houston-based Catholic Organization of Life carry their flag, alongside the state flag, at the 2024 Texas March for Life.

Pro-life leaders are ‘laser-focused’ on state marches this election year: Here’s what you need to know

Jan 31, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

With abortion set to be on the ballot this year in many states across the country, pro-life groups in several... Read more

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New Yorkers will vote on making abortion an ‘equal right’ in state’s constitution

Dec 26, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The 2024 ballot initiative comes as a wave of states attempt to expand abortion access by amending their constitutions following... Read more

St. Agnes Cathedral, Diocese of Rockville Centre

New York diocese offers $200 million to abuse victims in largest-ever settlement offer

Nov 30, 2023

By Tina Dennelly

The plan includes an immediate cash payout of a minimum of $100,000 to claimants with a lawsuit and a $50,000... Read more

Two religious sisters in Sisters of Life embrace.

New York must stop demanding private info from Sisters of Life after court order

Nov 10, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Sisters of Life sued state officials over a law that allowed the Department of Health to demand pro-life centers turn... Read more

Bishop Emeritus Howard Hubbard of Albany.

Retired Albany bishop, accused of covering up and committing abuse, has died

Aug 21, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Bishop Howard Hubbard made headlines last year after he announced that he asked the Vatican if he could return to... Read more

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Another New York diocese files for bankruptcy 

Jul 18, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The bishop of the Diocese of Ogdensburg said the decision to file for bankruptcy follows almost 140 sexual abuse lawsuits... Read more

Saint Peter's Chapel and Native American Museum at Saint Kateri Tekakwitha National Shrine and Historic Site in Fonda, New York.

Walking in the footsteps of St. Kateri Tekakwitha at historic shrine

Jul 13, 2023

By Isabel Barry

The Saint Kateri Tekakwitha National Shrine and Historic Site in New York honors the life of St. Kateri and the... Read more

Fr. Fidelis Moscinski, CFR (right) encounters protesters during the July 10 "Witness for Life" prayer procession in Brooklyn.

New York attorney general sues pro-life group

Jun 13, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The lawsuit targets the activist group Red Rose Rescue, whose members sometimes enter abortion clinics to discourage women from abortion. Read more

Thousands of people gathered in Times Square for a eucharistic procession in New York City on May 27, 2023.

PHOTOS: Thousands gather in Times Square for eucharistic procession in New York City

May 31, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Photojournalist Jeffrey Bruno captured scenes of what may have been the largest eucharistic procession ever to make its way through... Read more

Shellyne Rodriguez vandalized a pro-life display on May 2 that was sponsored by Students for Life of America.

UPDATE: NYC professor who vandalized student pro-life display is fired

May 23, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

A professor at Hunter College in New York City had vandalized a pro-life display on May 2 that was sponsored... Read more

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Arrest made in vandalism of New York pregnancy center

Mar 28, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

An arrest has been made in the March 16 act of vandalism committed at a pro-life pregnancy center in Amherst,... Read more

Eucharistic adoration at the SLS18 conference in Chicago.

More than 10,000 expected for New York Eucharistic Congress in October

Mar 27, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

A statewide New York Eucharistic Congress will take place Oct. 20-22 at Our Lady of Martyrs Shrine in Auriesville, New... Read more

CompassCare Pregnancy Services, which had its facility outside of Buffalo burned down last summer,  was attacked again with pro-abortion graffiti.

NY pregnancy center that was set on fire is hit again with ‘Jane’s Revenge rhetoric’

Mar 20, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The destruction of property at CompassCare Pregnancy Services in Amherst, New York, is the latest in a wave of attacks... Read more

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany, NY.

Facing hundreds of sex abuse lawsuits, Albany Diocese to declare bankruptcy

Mar 16, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The diocese has been named in more than 400 lawsuits filed from August 2019 to August 2021 under the Child... Read more

The them of this year's New York Encounter — “Who Am I That You Care for Me?” — is drawn from Psalm 8 and is meant to speak to the widespread longing for belonging that cannot be met by models of “diversity, equity and inclusion” nor technological solutions like social-media influencers or the metaverse.

New York Encounter kicks off this weekend: Here’s what you need to know

Feb 16, 2023

The New York Encounter is an annual cultural event that focuses on the elements of truth, beauty, and goodness in... Read more

The golden-horned female statue titled “NOW” was made by Pakistani-born artist Shahzia Sikander.

How the ‘satanic’ New York City courthouse statue is all about abortion

Jan 28, 2023

By Peter Pinedo, Zelda Caldwell

The artist created the statue as a homage to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and a lament over the... Read more

St. Joseph Cathedral, Buffalo

New York State to assume some oversight of Buffalo Diocese after sex abuse settlement

Oct 26, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The Diocese of Buffalo has settled a two-year-old lawsuit with New York Attorney General Letitia James over charges that it... Read more