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Suspect charged with felony hate crime after beheading statue of Jesus at New York parish

Jul 16, 2024

By Daniel Payne

This incident is one of numerous acts of vandalism against Catholic churches and other faith organizations in recent months and... Read more

Bishop Robert J. Brennan of Brooklyn holds the Eucharist as he enters Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York, on May 26, 2024. The visit was part of the New York leg of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage.

‘He’s coming!’: Joyous Eucharistic pilgrimage visits New York, crosses Brooklyn Bridge

May 27, 2024

By Sabrina Ferrisi

The National Eucharistic Pilgrimage marked one of its most anticipated highlights Sunday in New York City, culminating with a crossing... Read more

St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral offers reparation Mass after ‘scandalous’ funeral for trans activist

Feb 17, 2024

By Daniel Payne

On Saturday, Father Enrique Salvo, the pastor of St. Patrick’s, responded to the “outrage over the scandalous behavior” after the... Read more


New York bill would bar Chick-fil-A from major highway over Sunday closures

Dec 18, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

A proposed bill in New York state would require Chick-fil-A to leave a major highway system unless it opened on... Read more

An icon of St. George and other Christian art pieces on display at The Met’s “Africa & Byzantium” special exhibit.

This Christmas season, see one of the oldest icons of the Virgin Mother and Child in Met exhibit

Dec 16, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

This Christmas season, New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is displaying one of the oldest Madonna and Christ Child... Read more

Brooklyn Bishop Robert Brennan said he is “appalled” that a church in his diocese was used to shoot a provocative music video, released Oct. 31, 2023, with the prelate set to investigate why the more-than-100-year-old Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church permitted the controversial video to be recorded on its property.

Brooklyn bishop ‘appalled’ over music video shot in Catholic church, will investigate

Nov 2, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Brooklyn Bishop Robert Brennan said he is “appalled” that a church there was used to shoot a provocative music video,... Read more

The cross, preceding the Blessed Sacrament, passes by during a Eucharistic procession on the streets of New York City on Oct. 10, 2023.

PHOTOS: Eucharistic procession passes through the heart of New York City

Oct 11, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The monstrance was carried through busy streets with dozens of priests, nuns, and laypeople following after attending Mass at St.... Read more

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary is home to the Seton Shrine in New York City.

Man arrested in attack on Elizabeth Ann Seton shrine at Manhattan parish

Jul 17, 2023

By Daniel Payne

A man allegedly wearing priest’s vestments — and reportedly without pants on — broke into Our Lady of Rosary Catholic... Read more

Sculptures at the Stonewall National Monument in New York City

Catholic church with ‘God is trans’ exhibit to host ‘Pride Mass’ at NYC gay monument 

Jun 15, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The Church of St. Paul the Apostle announced that it is celebrating a Mass outdoors at the Stonewall National Monument... Read more

Michael Phelps of Good Counsel Homes prays the rosary with others as they pass Trinity Church in the shadow of the Freedom Tower in Lower Manhattan on March 25, 2023.

PHOTOS: Pro-life marchers in NYC dodge garbage, weather, and counter-protesters

Mar 27, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Pro-abortion protesters attempted to disrupt a prayerful pro-life walk in New York City on Saturday, in part by throwing garbage... Read more

St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York

Arrest made in vandalism of Cardinal Dolan’s residence at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC

Nov 10, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Juan Velez was arrested by the New York Police Department’s Warrant Squad, police said Wednesday. Read more

Jesus Christ, Truly Present in the Holy Eucharist was lifted high in a Eucharistic procession through the streets of New York City Oct. 11.

New Yorkers pause to encounter Christ in the Eucharist on the streets of Manhattan

Oct 15, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The eucharistic procession traveled the 20-minute walk past Radio City Music Hall and the Rockefeller Center to St. Patrick’s Cathedral... Read more

Hundreds of pro-abortion demonstrators tried to block a monthly pro-life march and prayer vigil at a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Lower Manhattan on July 2, 2022, setting off a tense confrontation.

PHOTOS: Heated abortion confrontation in NYC

Jul 3, 2022

By CNA Staff

Pro-abortion demonstrators tried to block a pro-life prayer vigil at an abortion clinic in Lower Manhattan Saturday, setting off a... Read more


Questions in community: New York Encounter seeks truth in a changing world

Feb 2, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The search for truth in a polarized, pandemic-struck world will be the focus of myriad conversation and artistic events at... Read more

Bishop-elect Joseph A. Espaillat.

NY auxiliary appointed by Pope Francis will be one of world’s youngest bishops

Jan 25, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Bishop-elect Joseph A. Espaillat launched a podcast series called “Sainthood in the City” in 2021. Read more

Pope Francis prays with journalists on the papal flight en route to South Korea on Aug. 14, 2014.

Pope Francis prays for victims of New York City’s deadliest fire in decades

Jan 10, 2022

By CNA Staff

Nineteen people, including nine children, died in the apartment fire in the Bronx. Read more


NY archdiocese waiting to respond to city's private school worker vaccine mandate

Dec 8, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Archdiocese of New York is awaiting formal notification of the city’s mandate that private school teachers be vaccinated against... Read more

Protestors with the group New York City for Abortion block Witness for Life prayer walk in Brooklyn

Pro-abortion protesters block NY pro-life procession

Jul 13, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Pro-abortion protestors blocked a pro-life procession in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday morning. Read more

Monstrance stolen from New York Catholic Church

Jun 28, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A monstrance was stolen out from Catholic Church in the Bronx last Friday before the parish’s morning Eucharistic adoration.  Read more

Venerable Pierre Toussaint.

10 fascinating facts about Pierre Toussaint, a former slave on the road to sainthood

Jun 27, 2021

By CNA Staff

June 30 marks the 168th anniversary of the death of one of the most fascinating characters of American Catholicism: Pierre... Read more