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Outgoing Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) of New York

Andrew Cuomo resignation: Catholic governor’s legacy marred by scandals, abortion, redefining marriage

Aug 10, 2021

By Matt Hadro, Christine Rousselle

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), a Catholic, announced on Tuesday he will resign his office effective Aug. 24 amid... Read more

St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City.

NY Catholic Conference: Follow the science. Open the churches.

Oct 20, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

New York’s Catholic dioceses continue to push back on new coronavirus restrictions that have shut down more than two dozen... Read more

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, May 31, 2019.

New York bishops urge Cuomo to remember the poor

Sep 3, 2020

The bishops of New York have spoken out against proposed cuts in the New York State budget, urging Gov. Andrew... Read more

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

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

Former Vice President Joe Biden.

Analysis: Did NY Democrats just tank Biden's nomination?

Apr 27, 2020

By Ed Condon

New York Democrats cited the inevitability of a Joe Biden’s nomination as justification for calling off the primary. But it... Read more

New York state capitol, Albany.

New York bishops condemn 'dangerous' surrogacy bill

Jan 8, 2020

The bishops of New York stated their opposition to commercial surrogacy Wednesday as a new bill was introduced to legalize the... Read more

Catholics from the Diocese of Brooklyn during the annual Columbus Day parade on October 14, 2019.

New York will get statue of Mother Cabrini

Oct 15, 2019

The announcement comes two months after a New York City public arts program decided they would not build a statue... Read more

Alive in New York, 4D ultrasound in Times Square. Image: YouTube/ChurchPop

Times Square ultrasound draws thousands

May 6, 2019

In addition to the ultrasound, the event included musical performances and speeches from pro-life advocates.  Read more

Demonstrators for the legalization of cannabis march in the New York Pride Parade, June 2016.

New York bishops blaze against legalization in joint marijuana statement

Mar 6, 2019

The New York State Catholic Conference, which represents the state’s 28 bishops, issued a fiery statement on Wednesday opposing plans... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan & Governor Andrew Cuomo attend 2017 Columbus Day parade. lev radin / Shutterstock

Governor Cuomo, Cardinal Dolan continue war of words over abortion

Feb 7, 2019

More than two weeks after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law expanding legal protection for abortion, his battle... Read more

Cuomo proposal would lift New York’s ban on surrogacy contracts

Feb 5, 2019

Just days after expanding legal abortion up to the point of birth, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing a... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan & Governor Andrew Cuomo attend 2017 Columbus Day parade. lev radin / Shutterstock

Cardinal Dolan says Cuomo leveled 'insults' against the Church

Jan 29, 2019

The Archbishop of New York said Monday that New York’s governor has insulted the Church, flaunted publicly his dissent from... Read more

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, pictured in 2016.

NY Child Victims Act passes, Cuomo takes aim at bishops

Jan 29, 2019

By Ed Condon

The act, versions which had been passed by the state assembly six times over the last twelve years, was given... Read more

Governor Andrew Cuomo, Cardinal Timothy Dolan attend Columbus Day parade along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, Oct. 2018.

‘This is progressive?’ New York bishops react to new abortion law

Jan 23, 2019

Catholic leaders in New York have spoken out against the passage of an expansive new abortion law in the state.... Read more