- Jul 15, 2020
Twenty schools in the Archdiocese of New York will not reopen in the fall because of the financial fallout caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn is denying a second allegation of abuse.
Reyna Martinez kept silent when the coronavirus killed her mother. She would hide in a bathroom and cry to keep the secret from her father. Then, the virus killed him, and she mourned again in silence because she felt it would crush her 9-year-old daughter to know that her doting grandparents.
Over the past month, Father Joseph Dutan has lost his mentor and fellow priest, as well as his father, to the coronavirus.
One is a Catholic church in Queens; the other, a Lutheran church in Manhattan. But the COVID-19 pandemic has united the two Hispanic congregations in grief.
The Rev. Fabian Arias, a Lutheran pastor from Buenos Aires, Argentina, has performed funeral services 14 times in the last two months.