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Governor Andrew Cuomo speaking at press conference, May, 2019.

New York rolls back nursing home immunity over non-COVID care

Aug 5, 2020

New York governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed a bill Tuesday partially reversing immunity protections given to facilities like nursing... Read more

Governor Andrew Cuomo speaking at press conference, May, 2019.

New York extends window for abuse lawsuits

Aug 3, 2020

On August 3, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation extending the one-year window for Child Victims Act lawsuits until August 14, 2021.... Read more

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New York court case could signal hope for faith based adoption agencies

Jul 23, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A federal court ruling in New York this week could point to eventual victory at the Supreme Court for Catholic... Read more

New York bishops push back on bill proposing study of pro-life pregnancy centers

Jul 22, 2020

The New York Catholic bishops have voiced opposition to a bill that would report on the state’s pro-life pregnancy centers,... Read more

St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City.

Judge rules New York churches can reopen in line with businesses

Jun 26, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A federal judge on Friday ruled that New York must allow indoor and outdoor religious services in the same way... Read more

New York City.

Catholic Charities steps in as NYC loosens eviction restrictions

Jun 22, 2020

As New York City’s eviction moratorium expires for some people affected by the coronavirus pandemic, Catholic Charities has warned that... Read more

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse, New York.

Catholic Diocese of Syracuse to file for bankruptcy amid Child Victims Act suits

Jun 19, 2020

The Diocese of Syracuse announced Friday it would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid the financial impact of numerous sexual... Read more

Cathedral of St. Joseph, Buffalo, New York.

Judge rejects Catholic dioceses' suit to access coronavirus relief

Jun 12, 2020

A federal judge on Wednesday denied attempts by the Catholic dioceses of Buffalo and Rochester to obtain emergency small business... Read more

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn. CNA file photo

Brooklyn Catholic Bishop DiMarzio denies ‘libelous’ accusations of abuse

Jun 4, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn has denied a second allegation of sexual abuse, and said he is considering taking legal... Read more

The Nassau County Courthouse in Mineola, N.Y.

NY judge upholds Child Victims Act after challenge by Rockville Centre diocese

May 14, 2020

A judge ruled Wednesday that New York's Child Victims Act is constitutional, rejecting a suit filed by the Diocese of... Read more

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, pictured in 2016.

Cuomo orders expanded window for NY sex abuse lawsuits, citing coronavirus

May 12, 2020

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued an executive order to extend for five months the legal window for victims... Read more

Sisters of the Missionaries of Charity.

At least 15 dead from coronavirus in NY religious orders

Apr 28, 2020

The Maryknoll Sisters in Ossining, NY, have lost three of their sisters to COVID-19, and another 30 have tested positive... Read more

New York state capitol, Albany.

NY doctors 'refuse to abandon patients' at rally against assisted suicide

Feb 5, 2020

A group of doctors and advocates against suicide gathered at the New York State Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 4 to... Read more

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn. CNA file photo

DiMarzio welcomes investigation, points to personal record fighting abuse

Jan 19, 2020

By CNA Staff

The Diocese of Brooklyn said that Bishop DiMarzio had done nothing wrong and had no intention of stepping aside during... Read more

Cardinal Dolan attends No Hate. No Fear. Solidarity March at Columbus Park, Jan. 5, 2020.

Cardinal Dolan conducting 'Vos estis' investigation into Brooklyn's Bishop DiMarzio

Jan 18, 2020

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Timothy Dolan is conducting an investigation into Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, following an allegation of sexual abuse. Read more

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Cardinal Dolan: Antisemitic attacks ‘sickening’ and must be ‘condemned completely’

Dec 29, 2019

On Sunday, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York condemned the recent spate of attacks against Jewish people in New York,... Read more

The Nassau County Courthouse in Mineola, N.Y.

Rockville Centre diocese challenges Child Victims Act over due process

Nov 15, 2019

The Diocese of Rockville Centre filed a suit challenging New York's Child Victims Act on Tuesday, claiming it is barred... Read more

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn. CNA file photo

Bishop DiMarzio denies allegations of sexual abuse

Nov 13, 2019

By CNA Staff

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn is rejecting an allegation that he sexually molested a minor in the 1970s, calling it... Read more

U.S. bishops from New England at Mass in St. Peter's Basilica Nov. 7, 2019.

New York bishops to vote remotely in Rome for USCCB elections

Nov 12, 2019

By Courtney Mares

New York bishops will be voting remotely from Rome Tuesday for the election of the next leaders of the U.S.... Read more

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn. CNA file photo

Buffalo diocese investigation ends, DiMarzio will send report to Vatican

Oct 31, 2019

By CNA Staff

The bishop offered no comment on his findings in the scandal-hit Buffalo diocese. Read more