| Jan 17, 2010
| 2:15 PM
Churches across the New York-area prayed for the people of Haiti Sunday, as parishes across the country began taking special collections to aid relief efforts.
The Evangelical Crusade of Fishers of Men in Brooklyn -- one of the largest Haitian...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 6:38 PM
America's Roman Catholic bishops say there's a shortage of exorcists in the country.
To fix the problem, they're holding a conference Friday and Saturday on how to perform the rite.
Among the speakers are Houston Cardinal Daniel DiNardo and a priest-...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 2:19 AM
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan was elected president Tuesday of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in a surprise win that underscored the bishops' shift toward a more aggressive defense of orthodoxy.
Dolan defeated Tucson Bishop Gerald Kicanas,...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 8:16 AM
St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in the NoLita neighborhood of Manhattan was the Roman Catholic cathedral of New York from the time it was built in 1815 to 1879, when a new cathedral -- St. Patrick's on Fifth Avenue -- was built. After Old St. Pat's, as it's...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 5:24 PM
Approximately 3,000 of the faithful here and from across the country packed St. Patrick's Cathedral for Easter Sunday Mass.
Archbishop Timothy Dolan reminded worshippers that "God has the last word," saying the joy of Easter will forever trump the evil...
| Aug 21, 2010
| 7:55 PM
A teenager has been arrested in connection with a hate crime earlier this week on Staten Island.
Police say 17-year-old Yashua Plair of 806 Henderson Avenue approached a 15-year-old Hispanic male Wednesday night, flashing a knife and spewing anti-Mexican...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 2:45 AM
Gov. David Paterson said Monday he'll meet with Archbishop Timothy Dolan to discuss a mosque and Islamic community center planned two blocks from ground zero.
The private meeting will be held Tuesday at the Democratic governor's Manhattan office....
| Aug 25, 2010
| 6:41 AM
9/11 victims' families will join with more than three dozen other organizations today to show their support for building an Islamic Center near Ground Zero in an effort to re-frame the debate on the controversial site.
The group September Eleventh...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 6:34 AM
The fight for same sex marriage equality in New York has come down to one day, and one vote. Monday is the last day in Albany's legislative session before summer recess, and Governor Andrew Cuomo is pressuring lawmakers to pass the bill legalizing same-...
| Jun 22, 2011
New York is on the brink of making history by legalizing gay marriage. The latest polls show that a majority of New Yorkers support same sex marriage. However, the issue has its opponents -- specifically, Archbishop Timothy Dolan & Former Giant...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 1:30 PM
It was Archbishop Timothy Dolan's first Sunday Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, since the the passage of the controversial same-sex marriage bill. But, even though it may have seemed to be the right time and place, the leader of New York's 2.5 million...