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Archdiocese of New York - Latest News

Jan 14, 2021 - 04:01 pm .- The Archdiocese of New York responded Thursday to questions about its victims’ compensation program.
Jan 6, 2021 - 06:01 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan has denounced the defacement of St. Patrick’s Cathedral after protesters spray painted graffiti on its exterior.
Dec 28, 2020 - 03:55 pm .- Handing an important religious freedom victory to houses of worship in New York, the Second Circuit court ordered that the 10 and 25-person caps to worship had to be suspended while the case is pending.
Dec 2, 2020 - 02:20 pm .- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is defending his decision not to extend state funding for on-site coronavirus testing to students in Catholic schools, as he fights a court mandate that the state department of education provide testing to both private and public school students.
Dec 1, 2020 - 04:00 am .- A well-known New York City priest is maintaining his innocence amid an investigation into an allegation that he sexually assaulted a female security guard earlier this month.
Nov 19, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Catholic schools in New York City will remain open for in-person learning on a school-by-school basis even as the city’s public schools have closed amid a new wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sep 3, 2020 - 11:26 am .- A New York priest said his parish added a “pledge for racial justice” to Masses as part of its anti-racism initiatives, and that no one at the parish is required to participate in it. While video of the pledge has been the subject of criticism in the media and from some Catholics, the Archdiocese of New York has not commented on the matter.
Jul 15, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has written a response to an Associated Press report that characterized Catholic participation in the federal Paycheck Protection Program as an “aggressive pursuit of funds.”
Jul 9, 2020 - 06:15 pm .- The Archdiocese of New York announced Thursday that 20 of its schools will not reopen, following the coronavirus crisis, and three of its schools will merge.
Jun 10, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- As public Masses remain suspended in New York City, per public health orders, the city health department has issued advice to residents on how to have “safe sex” with strangers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Jun 4, 2020 - 03:32 pm .- New York City mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday that ongoing protests in the city merit exceptions to coronavirus regulations, while religious services do not. The mayor’s remarks have drawn criticism from New York’s archdiocese.
Apr 30, 2020 - 06:32 pm .- The Archdiocese of New York has offered prayer for the repose of the soul of Marc Lamparello, who committed suicide earlier this month.
Apr 14, 2020 - 06:19 pm .- Pope Francis phoned Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York Tuesday to express his concern for the people of New York during the coronavirus pandemic. More than 10,000 deaths in the city are being attributed to infection by the virus.
Mar 21, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the United States, one chaplain in New York told CNA that hospitals are the front line for saving souls, as well as lives.
Mar 12, 2020 - 11:55 am .- Places of worship in a New York City suburb are facing unprecedented measures to fend off the spread of coronavirus after the governor on Tuesday announced the creation of a 1-mile radius “containment zone” to limit the virus’ spread.
Jan 6, 2020 - 07:00 pm .- During a solidarity march with the Jewish community of New York, which suffered numerous attacks during the week of Hanukkah last month, New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state is spending $45 million this year on increased security for religious institutions and schools.
Oct 10, 2019 - 04:55 am .- Pope Francis accepted Thursday the resignation of Bishop John Jenik as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of New York and appointed two New York priests as auxiliaries of the archdiocese.
Sep 25, 2019 - 12:30 pm .- A priest of the Archdiocese of New York has been cleared of accusations of sexual abuse after the judge dismissed the case at the request of District Attorney’s office. 
Jul 5, 2019 - 10:52 pm .- A New York priest who told a prospective seminarian to lie to Church officials about his sexuality has been indefinitely suspended from ministry after a canonical penal process found him guilty of serial sexual misconduct.
Jul 3, 2019 - 05:01 pm .- After a New York law temporarily allowed alleged victims of past sexual abuse to file lawsuits that had been barred by legal time limits, the New York archdiocese has filed a lawsuit against 31 insurance companies, charging that many intend to limit or deny insurance claims.

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