Archdiocese of New York

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Nicholas Dellaventura's Family Sues High School for Football Workout Death

    Last summer, 15-year-old Nicholas Dellaventura collapsed and died after a football conditioning sessions at St. Joseph By-The-Sea High School in Staten Island. A year later, his mother thinks the adults who had been overseeing him should be held liable. Earlier this month, Maria Dellaventura sued ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    Nuns Help The Poor And Sick Too Much, Says Catholic Church

    The Vatican thinks that nuns are wasting their time on human rights and social work -- you know, typical helpful nun stuff. Instead, the Catholic Church wants America's nuns to spend more time doing things that don't typically help people, like telling them not to have premarital sex, according to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2012

    Cardinal Dolan Comments On Contraception Politics

    This Easter Sunday was not free from politics and controversy for Cardinal Timothy Dolan, who in addition to giving a sermon at Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral today, appeared in a segment that aired on CBS' Face The Nation. In the interview Dolan weighed in once again on the nation's contraception ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2012

    Irish Queers Protest At St. Patrick's Day Parade

    As the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue today, an annual protest will take place. The group Irish Queers will call out the NYPD's participation in the event, which they say on their website "was redesigned so that anti-gay bigots could parade using the church's special right t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    New York's Child Victims Act: What You Need to Know

    Since it's officially Timothy Cardinal Dolan week, why not keep the celebration going with a little more info on the Catholic leader's legislative positions? Yesterday, Runnin' Scared wrote about Dolan's opposition to the Reproductive Health Act, which would codify abortion rights in the state, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2009

    Bronx priest turns to high-end fashion

    ​The Rev. Andrew O'Connor, who serves in what he describes as "the parish of Jennifer Lopez," has an untraditional sideline. O'Connor, who has been making patterns since he was 16, designs and manufactures high-priced hand-sewn clothing out of hand-woven organic cotton fabric. Anna Wintour is ... More >>

  • News

    January 29, 2008

    At Prey in the Fields of the Lord

    Robert Riggio has made a career out of conning priests and parishes by phone. If he calls you, hang up.

  • News

    June 19, 2007

    No Wafer for Rudy

    Giuliani campaigns as a Catholic, but he's on the outs with God

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2006

    Secret Angel Still Wants to Save St. Brigid's

    In other East Village demolition news, though the wrecking ball has been stayed—for now—at St. Brigid's, fans and former parishioners are still fuming that the Archdiocese turned down offers by an anonymous "angel" to either repair or buy the Avenue B church in order to save it. An attorney fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2006

    Another Village Demo Targets Church

    Parishioners of St. Brigid's on Avenue B held a vigil today, but not inside their Roman Catholic Church that dates to 1848. Instead they were on the sidewalk, watching with dismay as a wrecking crew assembled scaffolding in a first step to taking the historic church down (see slideshow here). This c ... More >>

  • News

    February 28, 2006

    Not Subject to Review

    As NYU plans towering dorm for 12th Street, East Village neighbors cry foul

  • News

    January 31, 2006

    Outing Cardinal Egan

    A priest's lawsuit alleges the Catholic Church is hiding pedophile clergy—and offers a stunning reason why

  • News

    October 5, 2004

    Bleeding Hearts

    How Guy's guys (and gals) plead his case

  • Film

    April 20, 2004
  • News

    November 11, 2003

    Gay Catholics Act Up

    Confronting the Bishops From Within the Church

  • News

    May 7, 2002

    Burning Issues:

    Gay Catholics Try to Face Down the Church's Demons

  • News

    April 30, 2002

    Malloy's Mess

    Pataki, Spitzer Protect Construction Union Biggie

  • News

    April 16, 2002

    Pataki's CUNY Shocker

    An Anti-Choice, Anti-Gay Trustee

  • News

    January 8, 2002

    Mayor’s Choice

    Bloomberg Backs a Bold New Abortion-Training Plan

  • News

    June 5, 2001

    Beauty and the Big Shots

    The Sexcapades and Politics Behind New York’s Bogus Catholic Museum

  • News

    August 29, 2000

    The Best-Kept Secret

    Misinformation and Moral Issues Limit Access to 'Morning After Pills'

  • News

    May 30, 2000

    The Archbishop's Tale

    Egan’s Bridgeport Record Offers Little Hope to Catholic Progressives 

  • News

    January 18, 2000

    No-Sex Ed

    City Programs Face the Trials of Teaching Abstinence

  • News

    January 26, 1999

    Practical Piety

    A Guide for the Perplexed, Pg. 2