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Hospital chaplains prepare for “tsunami” of COVID-19 patients

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the United States, one chaplain in New York told CNA that hospitals are the front... Read more

National Guard members hand out food to residents near a one-mile radius "containment area" set up to halt coronavirus March 12, 2020 in New Rochelle, New York.

Places of worship caught in New Rochelle coronavirus 'containment area'

Places of worship in a New York City suburb are facing unprecedented measures to fend off the spread of coronavirus... Read more

People participate in a Jewish solidarity march across the Brooklyn Bridge on January 5, 2020 in New York City.

New York governor announces $45 million marked for security at religious schools

During a solidarity march with the Jewish community of New York, which suffered numerous attacks during the week of Hanukkah... Read more

Bishop John Jenik. Courtesy photo: Archdiocese of New York.

Pope accepts resignation of NY auxiliary under investigation for abuse

Pope Francis accepted Thursday the resignation of Bishop John Jenik as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of New York... Read more

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Case dismissed against New York priest accused of abuse

A priest of the Archdiocese of New York has been cleared of accusations of sexual abuse after the judge dismissed the... Read more

Blessed Sacrament Parish, New York, N.Y.

UPDATED: NY priest found guilty of sexual misconduct previously raised funds for Lady Gaga non-profit

A New York priest who told a prospective seminarian to lie to Church officials about his sexuality has been indefinitely... Read more

St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City.

NY archdiocese suit says insurers can't dodge duties, as abuse claims loom

After a New York law temporarily allowed alleged victims of past sexual abuse to file lawsuits that had been barred... Read more

Venerable Fulton Sheen. (public domain)

Peoria bishop 'overjoyed' that Venerable Sheen's body will be transferred

The Diocese of Peoria has confirmed that the Archdiocese of New York has “indicated their willingness” to cooperate with the... Read more

Venerable Fulton Sheen. (public domain)

Civil appeals court dismisses legal challenge, says Sheen's body can go to Peoria

The New York Court of Appeals has dismissed an appeal of an earlier judgement allowing Venerable Fulton Sheen’s remains to... Read more

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

Times Square ultrasound draws thousands

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

Esther Harber. Courtesy photo.

Speaking out, hopeful, and waiting for change

Esther Harber says she was raped by a priest, and spent years trying to be heard in the Archdiocese of... Read more

St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York.

Arson charges for man who carried gasoline into NYC’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral

The man who attempted to enter New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying gasoline, lighter fluid, and a lighter will face... Read more

New York archdiocese opens new affordable housing

The St. Augustine Terrace, located in the Bronx, was formally opened on Monday, and was blessed by Cardinal Timothy Dolan.... Read more

Sisters of Life.

There are alternatives to abortion, says Archdiocese of New York

After a January law expanded abortion protections in New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York City has reaffirmed the... Read more

Cardinal Francis Spellman of New York, 1946. Photo courtesy of the Dutch National Archives. (CCO 1.0)

NY archdiocese responds to Cardinal Spellman groping allegation

The Archdiocese of New York has said it had only recently learned of an allegation that the deeply influential Cardinal... 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

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

St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City.

NY archdiocese issued suitability letter for priest under abuse investigation

The Archdiocese of New York told a California college this month that a local priest had never been accused of... Read more

St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City. Via Shutterstock.

Archdiocese faces questions over accused New York priest

The Archdiocese of New York is facing questions about the sequence of events which led to the recent removal from... Read more

Bishop John Jenik. Courtesy photo: Archdiocese of New York

NY's Bishop John Jenik abused others, alleged victim says

The alleged victim of New York’s Bishop John Jenik spoke at a Nov. 1 press conference about his experiences with... Read more

St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York.

NY auxiliary bishop is credibly accused of sexual abuse

A New York auxiliary bishop has been credibly accused of sexual abuse, the Archdiocese of New York has reported. The... Read more