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Nov 23, 2020 - 11:40 am .- The State of New York is suing the Diocese of Buffalo and its former bishops for failing to protect children for clergy sex abuse.
Nov 13, 2020 - 09:40 am .- The Diocese of Brooklyn is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court in its case against New York’s COVID restrictions on churches.
Oct 19, 2020 - 09:00 am .- A federal court ruled against the Diocese of Brooklyn on Friday in its case against new coronavirus restrictions which impose local limits on Mass attendance.
Oct 16, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn warned on Friday that New York’s most recent coronavirus measures were “not reasonable.” Speaking one day after his diocese argued in court against new state restrictions on religious assembly, the bishop said religion was being treated as a second class part of society. 
Oct 14, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- A federal court on Thursday will hear the Diocese of Brooklyn’s case against New York’s new restrictions on public gatherings.
Oct 12, 2020 - 07:36 pm .- A new statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini now overlooks Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty and other New York City landmarks associated with immigrants, concluding a long effort by Catholics and others who objected to her exclusion by a city commission.
Oct 8, 2020 - 03:40 pm .- The Diocese of Brooklyn is suing the state of New York over a new order that restricts some indoor Masses in New York City to just 10 people.
Oct 7, 2020 - 04:33 pm .- The Bishop of Brooklyn has strongly criticized the re-imposition of strict coronavirus rules on places of worship in New York City-area hot zones, saying Catholic churches have worked hard to prevent coronavirus spread and Catholics deserve access to their churches.
Oct 6, 2020 - 05:47 pm .- Catholics schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn have asked New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to permit four schools in areas of Brooklyn and Queens without widespread cases of coronavirus to continue in-person learning.
Sep 5, 2020 - 04:12 pm .- Teachers from schools in the Archdiocese of New York have filed a labor complaint, saying they were not properly involved in negotiations regarding reopening, and were not kept informed about procedures.
Sep 3, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- The bishops of New York have spoken out against proposed cuts in the New York State budget, urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo not to add further burdens to the state’s poor and vulnerable in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. 
Aug 5, 2020 - 01:10 pm .- New York governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed a bill Tuesday partially reversing immunity protections given to facilities like nursing homes against lawsuits during the coronavirus pandemic. 
Aug 3, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- On August 3, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation extending the one-year window for Child Victims Act lawsuits until August 14, 2021. The window, which began in August of 2019, allowed for lawsuits to be filed over allegations of sex abuse long after the statute of limitations had expired.
Jul 23, 2020 - 08:30 am .- A federal court ruling in New York this week could point to eventual victory at the Supreme Court for Catholic foster care placement in Philadelphia.
Jul 23, 2020 - 12:11 am .- The New York Catholic bishops have voiced opposition to a bill that would report on the state’s pro-life pregnancy centers, saying its wording shows an inherent bias against the pregnancy centers.
Jun 26, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- A federal judge on Friday ruled that New York must allow indoor and outdoor religious services in the same way it would allow mass outdoor protests, or indoor shopping malls.
Jun 22, 2020 - 07:30 pm .- As New York City’s eviction moratorium expires for some people affected by the coronavirus pandemic, Catholic Charities has warned that many low-income residents may face risk of eviction.
Jun 19, 2020 - 12:16 pm .- The Diocese of Syracuse announced Friday it would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid the financial impact of numerous sexual abuse lawsuits.
Jun 12, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- A federal judge on Wednesday denied attempts by the Catholic dioceses of Buffalo and Rochester to obtain emergency small business loans. The dioceses were excluded from the Paycheck Protection Program because of their ongoing bankruptcy proceedings.
May 14, 2020 - 12:01 pm .- A judge ruled Wednesday that New York's Child Victims Act is constitutional, rejecting a suit filed by the Diocese of Rockville Centre that claimed the law is barred by the due process clause in the state constitution.

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