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On July 14, the Church celebrates the feast day of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American to be canonized. Known as the “Lily of the Mohawks,” Kateri lived a life of holiness and virtue, despite obstacles and opposition within her tribe. Kateri was born in Auriesville, New York, in

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jul 4, 2021 / 00:00 am The Catholic Church in the United States has a long list of extraordinary men and women from all walks of life who are on their way to official sainthood because they lived Christian virtues to the extreme. On this

Denver, Colo., May 10, 2021 / 14:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The Diocese of Buffalo is preparing to draft a plan for regrouping parishes, with a finalized plan due in September. Bishop Michael Fisher told participants at a May 8 virtual meeting that the plan will include the creation of “families”

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Apr 27, 2021 / 13:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The dioceses of Albany and Ogdensburg and other Catholic and Christian ministries last week asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case against New York’s abortion coverage mandate. The 2017 mandate from the state’s Department of

New York City, N.Y., Mar 25, 2021 / 08:01 pm MT (CNA).- One of the newest Staten Island ferry boats in New York harbor will be named for the Catholic journalist, radical social activist, and possible saint, Dorothy Day. Kate Hennessy, a granddaughter of Day and author of the book

Washington D.C., Feb 8, 2021 / 10:07 am MT (CNA).- Another woman endorsed by pro-life groups was elected to the U.S. House on Friday, in the last 2020 House race to be certified. On Friday evening, Claudia Tenney declared victory in the race for New York’s 22nd congressional district seat

by Christine Rousselle CNA Staff, Nov 19, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- Catholic schools in New York City will remain open for in-person learning on a school-by-school basis even as the city’s public schools have closed amid a new wave of the coronavirus pandemic. “We intend to keep our

CNA Staff, Oct 12, 2020 / 07:36 pm MT (CNA).- A new statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini now overlooks Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty and other New York City landmarks associated with immigrants, concluding a long effort by Catholics and others who objected to her exclusion by a

O God of love, compassion, and healing, look on us, people of many different faiths and traditions, who gather today at this site, the scene of incredible violence and pain. We ask you in your goodness to give eternal light and peace to all who died here– the heroic first-responders:

CNA Staff, Sep 8, 2020 / 03:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Bishop of Rochester said Thursday that news of the death of Daniel Prude, who died after being arrested in the upstate New York city in March, is a source of sorrow, and a reminder of the Christian call to