A new book urges canonization of Fulton Sheen, father of electronic Mass
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Sheen’s niece hopes to restart the New York bishop’s journey to canonization after it was abruptly halted last December.
Priest who posted video with dead fetus on altar is defiant
NEW YORK (RNS) The Rev. Frank Pavone said defeating Hillary Clinton to stop abortion is so important that his Facebook post was justified and not a sacrilege, as critics claim.
New York archdiocese creates program to compensate sex abuse victims
NEW YORK — The arbitration scheme, which was put into place by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, represents a novel approach to compensating victims of predator priests.
Cardinal Edward Egan, former New York archbishop, dies at 82
NEW YORK (RNS) Cardinal Edward Egan was never beloved by priests or parishioners as were the men who preceded and followed him in office, but he also had a tough job to do.
NY archdiocese, one of the world’s grandest, shrinks
NEW YORK, N.Y. (RNS) The downsizing in New York is not unique: Dioceses across the Northeast and Midwest that were once the cradle of U.S. Catholicism are facing declining donations and participation in church life.