Tag: New York

Canon law examined in wake of push for excommunication over abortion

Canon law examined in wake of push for excommunication over abortion

| Jacob Comello | January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Jan. 22, the New York Statehouse burst into cheers after a landmark abortion bill had been passed.

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Some call for N.Y. governor to be excommunicated for supporting abortion

Some call for N.Y. governor to be excommunicated for supporting abortion

| January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed New York’s new expansive abortion measure into law Jan. 22, the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, some Catholics have called for the governor, who is Catholic, to be excommunicated.

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N.Y. abortion bill bishop called ‘Death Star’ has become law

N.Y. abortion bill bishop called ‘Death Star’ has become law

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Albany’s Catholic bishop had urged New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to stop the “Death Star” as he called a bill in the state Legislature to expand current state law on abortion that had the full backing of Cuomo, a Catholic.

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Pro-lifers: N.Y. abortion bill could one day make being pro-life ‘a crime’

Pro-lifers: N.Y. abortion bill could one day make being pro-life ‘a crime’

| Emily Benson | January 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Officials at the New York State Catholic Conference are calling the Reproductive Health Act “worse than we thought it would be.”

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Limousine crash ‘heartbreaking, gut-wrenching’ for New York community

Limousine crash ‘heartbreaking, gut-wrenching’ for New York community

| Kate Blain | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Among the 20 people killed in a devastating limousine accident Oct. 6 in Schoharie were several victims who had connections to parishes, schools and Catholic organizations of the Albany Diocese.

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Brooklyn Diocese to pay part of $27.5 million to settle sex abuse case

Brooklyn Diocese to pay part of $27.5 million to settle sex abuse case

| Rhina Guidos | September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Diocese of Brooklyn and an after-school program in New York have settled a case out of court for $27.5 million with four men who say they were sexually abused as boys, between ages 8 and 12, by a man whom the diocese identified as a “volunteer worker.”

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Pope condemns ‘murderous folly’ of terrorism after attacks

Pope condemns ‘murderous folly’ of terrorism after attacks

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 7, 2017 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis prayed for victims of the terrorist attack in New York, as well as victims of other terror attacks, and condemned the murder of innocent men and women in the name of God.

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‘Horrendous attack weighs on all our hearts,’ says cardinal

‘Horrendous attack weighs on all our hearts,’ says cardinal

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The “horrendous act” by a driver in a pickup truck who mowed down pedestrians and bicyclists in New York late in the afternoon Oct. 31 “weighs on all of our hearts,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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In martyr’s ministry, the Gospel of Jesus ‘trumped evil,’ says priest

In martyr’s ministry, the Gospel of Jesus ‘trumped evil,’ says priest

| Kate Blain | September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

To Father Thomas Connery, his old seminary classmate was “a big guy from a farming family” who loved music and worked hard.

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Court says church has right to hire employees who ‘advance faith’

Court says church has right to hire employees who ‘advance faith’

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

A court ruling that the New York Archdiocese did not discriminate against a school principal when it did not renew her contract affirms “the freedom of a church to decide who will serve as its religious leaders,” said the Alliance Defending Freedom.

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New York cardinal to participate in Trump inauguration

New York cardinal to participate in Trump inauguration

| Rhina Guidos | December 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan will take part in the upcoming presidential inauguration of Republican Donald Trump.

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