When playwright Chris Cragin-Day decided to write a Christmas play, she thought at first about adapting a Hans Christian Andersen tale, but then she went further back, all the way to the original Christmas story. She just knew the Nativity would make a good musical comedy.
Christian persecution in the Middle East: Christians in the Middle East face extinction because of genocide, wars and international indifference to their plight, according to panelists at a Dec. 5 interfaith forum in New York.
In New York, Minneapolis and Atlanta, artifacts and art illustrate the life and times of Martin Luther, while over in Europe, a moving museum hits the road.
New York – Al Smith Dinner is relevant and necessary, says Cardinal Timothy Dolan. "The [charity] event is great and nothing can ruin [it]."
Cardinal Dolan said Oct. 6 he hopes a new archdiocesan program to provide compensation to sex abuse survivors will "help bring a measure of peace and healing" to victims.
About 80 LGBT Catholics and their supporters marched near Central Park and listened to speeches at Columbus Circle advocating greater acceptance in the church Oct. 2.
Trump and Clinton will be headlining the dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in Manhattan next month, sharing the dais with Cardinal Timothy Dolan.
Grace on the Margins: Catholic theologians, ethicists and physicians have issued a report challenging the church's teaching against the use of artificial birth control.
The Field Hospital: Scholars, pastors and lay workers from Italy attended a June seminar sponsored by Villanova University's Center for Church Management and Business Ethics.
The man charged with murder in the death of a Muslim imam and his friend over the weekend in Queens appeared in court Aug. 16, according to the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.
Oscar Morel appeared in Queens Criminal Court in relation to Saturday's shooting death of Imam Maulama Alauddin Akonjee, 55, and his friend, Thara Udin, 64, as they left Al-Furquan Jame Masjid mosque, according to court records.