Tag: New York

Gov. Cuomo pledges ‘full support’ for public statue of Mother Cabrini

Gov. Cuomo pledges ‘full support’ for public statue of Mother Cabrini

| October 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the formation of a “state commission” to work with the Columbus Citizens Foundation and the Diocese of Brooklyn, among others, to fund creation of a statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini and find a site for it.

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Italian Americans, others call for New York to honor saint with statue

Italian Americans, others call for New York to honor saint with statue

| Andrew Pugliese | October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The outrage over the snubbing of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini by New York City first lady Chirlane McCray’s She Built NYC commission culminated in a march and Mass Oct. 6 to support a public statue of Mother Cabrini, as the patron saint of immigrants is best known.

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N.Y. bishops support law requiring public school abuse-prevention classes

N.Y. bishops support law requiring public school abuse-prevention classes

| Mike Matvey | September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that requires public schools to teach classes about child sexual abuse prevention to students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

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Vatican Museums loan Leonardo da Vinci work for special anniversary

Vatican Museums loan Leonardo da Vinci work for special anniversary

| By Carol Zimmermann | July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is marking the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci with a painting by the artist that will draw crowds but also pay solemn tribute to the larger-than-life Italian Renaissance painter, architect and inventor.

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New York fundraising effort started to help restore Notre Dame Cathedral

New York fundraising effort started to help restore Notre Dame Cathedral

| April 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan said he named a fundraising effort for the Paris cathedral “From St. Patrick’s to Notre Dame” because he really wanted “to twin our beloved St. Patrick’s Cathedral, America’s parish church here on Fifth Avenue, with Notre Dame.”

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Man faces charges for trying to walk into cathedral with flammables

Man faces charges for trying to walk into cathedral with flammables

| April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

A man arrested by New York police after he tried to walk through St. Patrick’s Cathedral in midtown Manhattan with flammables late April 17 has been charged with attempted arson, reckless endangerment and trespassing.

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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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