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  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral a propeller for renewing civilization

    St. Patrick’s Cathedral a propeller for renewing civilization

    • May 3, 2016

    [Editor’s Note: Kathryn Jean Lopez, among the many other hats she wears, is a Crux contributor. This essay is based on her chapter “Pennies, Nickels, and Dimes: Immigrants’ Contributions to the Cathedral” in a new coffee table book titled, St. Patrick’s Cathedral: The Legacy of America’s Parish Church.   She will

  • Papal outreach doesn't pay off for Sanders in New York

    Papal outreach doesn't pay off for Sanders in New York

    • Apr 20, 2016

    According to exit polls from last night’s New York primary, Catholic Democrats in the Empire State did not notably reward Vermont Sanders’ recent outreach to Pope Francis, actually siding with Hillary Clinton at a slightly higher rate than the overall population. In a hard-fought result, Clinton defeated Sanders in New

  • Cardinal Timothy Dolan supports raising New York's minimum wage

    Cardinal Timothy Dolan supports raising New York's minimum wage

    • Feb 24, 2016

    Cardinal Timothy Dolan gave his support to those trying to raise New York’s minimum wage Wednesday, saying “the status quo is not working” and calling the current $9 per hour minimum wage “too low.” “We can all agree that a minimum wage is valuable protection for laborers, and that the

  • Financial misconduct in parishes is all too common

    Financial misconduct in parishes is all too common

    • Dec 22, 2015

    Behind the sensational headlines about a New York priest accused of pilfering church coffers to pay for an extravagant lifestyle – “Priest paid his male ‘sex master’ from collection plate: lawsuit,” as the New York Post put it — is the surprisingly common accusation of a trusted employee or volunteer

  • Long Island family sues over alleged molestation by priest

    • Nov 18, 2015

    NEW YORK — In 2009, Augusto Cortez, a Roman Catholic priest, pleaded guilty to forcible touching of a 12-year-old girl in Brooklyn. He was sentenced to six years probation, but was allowed to remain a member of his religious order. Last year, a couple in Hampton Bays, on Long Island,

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  • Pope Francis’ remarks to Catholic school students in Harlem

    • Sep 25, 2015

    Dear Children, I am very happy to be with you today, along with this big family which surrounds you. I see your teachers, your parents and your family members. Thank you for letting me come, and I ask pardon from your teachers for “stealing” a few minutes of their class

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