New York -- The New York City Pride parade to Greenwich Village's Stonewall Inn, the newest national monument, included a newly formed group, Gays Against Guns.
The "SHU" is not much larger than a good-size bathroom. The special housing unit, was where Johnny Perez spent a total of three out of 13 years in solitary confinement.
Obituary: Anti-war crusader Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan, 94, died Saturday, April 30, of natural causes at Murray-Weigel Hall, a Jesuit health care facility in the Bronx.
Celebrating Mass with some 25,000 people in Madison Square Garden Friday, Pope Francis reflected on the difficulty of living life as a Christian in a big city.
Pope Francis encouraged an audience of Catholic school students and immigrants to live with joy and dare to dream.
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" had scheduled a televised papal prep rally. What was inside the historic doors of the Ed Sullivan Theater?
Pope Francis poignantly thanked U.S. Catholic women religious -- recently the subject of two controversial Vatican investigations -- for their work in building and maintaining the church throughout the country.
Over the past year, Cardinal Timothy Dolan unleashed a series of parish consolidations, closings and mergers, affecting a sizeable chunk of the Archdiocese of New York's 368 parishes.
When Pope Francis visits New York, he will meet 150 immigrants and refugees, hailing from Central and South America, Africa and Asia, all benefiting from Catholic Charities programs.
Pope Francis' address to a joint meeting of Congress Sept. 24 will be broadcast live to members of the public on the West Front of the Capitol, House Speaker John Boehner announced Wednesday.
"The visit of Pope Francis to the U.S. Capitol is a historic moment for the country," he said in a statement, adding that "the unprecedented nature of his visit" prompted the decision to broadcast his address.