Just Catholic: Do you think some folks left "Star Trek" to work for the government? The Affordable Care Act reads like a machine translation from Klingon.
Ignored by the New York Health Department and the New York archdiocese, David Johnson wrote to Francis to make a case for public facilities at the cathedral.
Pope Francis has appointed three priests of the New York archdiocese to be auxiliary bishops of the archdiocese.
They are Msgr. John Jenik, 70, pastor of Our Lady of Refuge Parish in the Bronx and vicar for Northwest Bronx; Fr. John O'Hara, 68, vicar for planning; and Fr. Peter Byrne, 62, pastor of St. Elizabeth Church in New York City.
The appointments were announced Saturday in Washington by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, apostolic nuncio to the United States.
The three men will be ordained as bishops Aug. 4 at St. Patrick's Cathedral.
The U.S. bishops will converge on New Orleans next week. Here's what they're set to talk about.
Faith and Justice: "Cardinal Dolan misses what Pope Francis sees so clearly: The growth of inequality everywhere ... is a result of American-style capitalism," one theologian said.
According to the New York Post:
His prayer for relief fell on deaf ears.
A frail worshipper found out the hard way that St. Patrick's Cathedral, unlike other landmark city churches, synagogues and mosques -- and even St. Peter's Basilica in Rome -- has no restrooms open to its faithful.
At an upbeat Mass in a maximum security prison, Cardinal Timothy Dolan said Holy Week resonates with inmates, who can relate to Jesus' arrest, captivity and trial.
NCR Today: It's true: Bill Donohue, the vocal head of the Catholic League, has emailed organizers with a request to march in this year's New York City Gay Pride Parade.
Nearly 3,000 men from throughout the Newark archdiocese and other parts of New Jersey filled Seton Hall University's recreation complex Saturday for a robust spiritual workout.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York launched the sixth annual Newark archdiocesan Catholic Men's Conference with a keynote address before the men spent the day hearing other talks, praying, sharing in small groups, celebrating the sacrament of penance, and rallying around a festive eucharistic procession.
Catholics in the United States and Australia have ringing similarities, the most evident being that their churches are undergoing a major transition.