- Jul 15, 2020
Cardinal Edward Egan, the archbishop emeritus of New York who was popular in Rome but had a rocky tenure as head of the nation’s second largest archdiocese, died Thursday afternoon of cardiac arrest. He was 82. His successor, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, said Egan was stricken at his residence at the
Catholics and other Christians around the world set up Nativity scenes, decorated enormous Christmas trees, lit candles, and played hymns to celebrate one of the holiest days on the Christian calendar: The birth of Christ. Here is a sample of some of the holy day’s manifestations.
NEW YORK – Leaders of a Greek Orthodox church that was destroyed during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center broke ground on a new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church that will overlook the 9/11 memorial. The new domed building is scheduled to open in 2016, the same year
NEW YORK – The embattled General Theological Seminary will keep its controversial dean and has offered to negotiate employment possibilities with the majority of its faculty who quit teaching classes and were subsequently fired. One trustee has resigned over the board’s decision. Last month, eight full-time professors quit teaching classes
ALBANY, N.Y. – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants to create a new state Office of Faith-Based Community Services. The Democratic governor announced his plan Thursday night in Harlem during remarks to a convention of the United Missionary Baptist Association. The agency would help religious organizations and houses
New York — The lid has been lifted on a fierce internal battle at the nation’s oldest Episcopal seminary, which has lost most of its faculty over what they say is their dean’s intimidating, disrespectful leadership. Eight of 10 professors who trained future priests at the General Theological Seminary in