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New York - Latest News
Aug 15, 2019 - 12:30 pm .- Over 400 lawsuits were filed in New York state on the first day of a one-year window in the statute of limitations
Aug 15, 2019 - 07:38 am .- Bishop Robert Guglielmone of Charleston, SC, has been named in a sexual abuse lawsuit filed in New York.
Aug 12, 2019 - 01:30 pm .- A one-year window that allows adults in New York state who were sexually abused as children to file lawsuits against their abusers opens on Wednesday.
Jul 25, 2019 - 12:30 am .- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill criminalizing revenge pornography - the distribution of sexual or nude images without the subject’s consent.
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.
May 15, 2019 - 01:54 pm .- A man accused of attempting to enter St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York last month carrying containers of gasoline and a lighter has been deemed unfit to stand trial due to his mental health.
Apr 17, 2019 - 08:55 pm .- The man was apprehended by cathedral security around 8 p.m. and taken into police custody by officers with the NYPD Critical Response Command.
Mar 29, 2019 - 11:30 am .- The vast majority of New Yorkers are opposed to late-term abortion, a new Marist Poll has found. The opposition comes despite the recent passage of the state’s Reproductive Health Act.
Mar 8, 2019 - 03:02 am .- Controversy over a New York abortion bill resulted in a rebuke for a state senator who has been disinvited from a Huntington, N.Y. Irish-American Catholic group’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities and asked to resign as a member due to his vote for the legislation.
Mar 5, 2019 - 04:26 pm .- A New York appeals court has unanimously ruled that the earthly remains of Venerable Fulton Sheen should be moved to Peoria, Illinois – a ruling that could pave the way for the archbishop’s beatification unless there is another appeal.
Mar 5, 2019 - 12:11 am .- Lawmakers in New York have passed a bill to outlaw “revenge porn”— the non-consensual sharing of explicit images of a person, typically done by an ex-romantic partner.
Feb 11, 2019 - 03:22 pm .- The district attorney for Queens County, New York, has reportedly dropped an unlawful abortion charge against a man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend, citing a new state law that removed abortion from the criminal code.
Jan 23, 2019 - 01:30 pm .- Catholic leaders in New York have spoken out against the passage of an expansive new abortion law in the state. The Reproductive Health Act was passed on Tuesday, the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v Wade.
Jan 19, 2019 - 03:01 pm .- The bishops of New York decried Thursday the likely passage of the Reproductive Health Act, which would expand abortion access throughout the state, noting it will only increase family suffering.
Jan 3, 2019 - 07:01 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York wrote in a recent an op-ed that while he fully supports victims of sexual abuse, proposed legal reforms in the state should be crafted so as support all victims, whether their abuser was part of a public or private institution.
Dec 12, 2018 - 01:01 pm .- Leaders of New York state’s more than 500 Catholic schools are planning to boycott a new state review system, whereby public school officials would evaluate religious schools to determine whether they offer a “substantially equivalent” education to public schools.
Oct 24, 2018 - 05:06 pm .- Musical inspiration can come from unexpected places - like a Franciscan friar’s struggle to learn Spanish.
Sep 19, 2018 - 10:53 am .- The Diocese of Brooklyn and an after-school program reached a $27.5 million settlement Tuesday with four men who were sexually abused as minors by a layman who volunteered at a parish in the New York City borough.
Sep 6, 2018 - 04:42 pm .- Authorities in New York and New Jersey have announced investigations into local Catholic dioceses and Church entities, to determine how allegations of sexual abuse of minors were handled.
Jun 6, 2018 - 05:02 pm .- Backers of a New York bill to open a lawsuit window for civil action from victims of past sexual abuse are wrong to say it would apply to public institutions, a former judge has said.