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Father Berrigan recalled as an anti-war visionary ruled by faith at...

Catholic News Service NEW YORK — Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan, whose protests against government policies earned him multiple jail and prison sentences, was remembered as...

Francis to celebrate ‘simple weekday Mass’ for 20,000 at Madison Square...

Catholic News Service A “simple weekday Mass” is in the works when Pope Francis celebrates the liturgy with 20,000 people at Madison Square Garden during...

Cardinal Dolan calls for Catholics and Jews to build unity...

Catholic News Service NEW YORK — Catholics and Jews risk losing their hard-won interfaith amity if they take ecumenism for granted and fail to pass...

N.Y. archdiocese merging 112 of its 368 parishes into 55

Catholic News Service NEW YORK — In a long-awaited but nonetheless stunning announcement, the Archdiocese of New York said Nov. 2 it would merge 112...

Life of newly beatified New Jersey nun called ‘recipe for holiness’

Catholic News Service NEWARK, N.J. — More than 2,200 people packed the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark Oct. 4 to celebrate the...

Cardinal Kasper calls sacraments a sign of God’s mercy and grace

Catholic News Service NEW YORK — Mercy, the “most central attribute of God,” has been criminally neglected as a topic in the church. And mercy...

Pope Francis is restoring heart of the church, says Cardinal Dolan

Catholic News Service YONKERS, N.Y. — Pope Francis’ words are an examination of conscience and a necessary prodding that keeps New York Cardinal Timothy M....

Restoring St. Patrick’s in New York to cost $175 million

Catholic News Service NEW YORK — St. Patrick's Cathedral, "America's parish church and the soul of the capital of the world," will undergo a $175...

Catholics urged to bring faith-based views to politics

Catholic News Service HICKSVILLE, N.Y. — Catholics have a duty as American citizens to bring faith-inspired convictions to politics, and they can never allow politics...

New York dioceses announce seminary partnership

Catholic News Service HUNTINGTON, N.Y. — The New York archdiocese and two dioceses will join forces in a single program of priestly formation that is...

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