Politics & Society NewsBeth Griffin - Catholic News Service September 15, 2020
The Catholic Church in Lebanon plays a leading role in shaping public opinion in that troubled country because it is free and speaks the truth, Cardinal Bechara Rai, Maronite patriarch, told an internet audience Sept. 10.
Faith NewsBeth Griffin - Catholic News Service March 16, 2020
New Rochelle has the highest concentration of COVID-19 cases in the country. Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed schools in the zone to close and forbade large gatherings of people.
Politics & Society NewsBeth Griffin - Catholic News Service October 01, 2019
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York said Sept. 30 he was "grateful and relieved" by the report of a comprehensive independent review of archdiocesan compliance with the U.S. bishops' "Charter for the Protection of Child and Young People."
Faith NewsBeth Griffin - Catholic News Service April 18, 2019
Cathedrals in the United States count on state-of-the-art fire prevention, detection and suppression techniques to prevent the devastation witnessed at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris as Holy Week began.
Faith NewsBeth Griffin - Catholic News Service March 28, 2019
The clergy abuse crisis will not be over in our lifetime, particularly in countries where it is just being acknowledged, according to Jesuit Father Hans Zollner.
Politics & Society NewsBeth Griffin - Catholic News Service January 24, 2019
The Jan. 22 Mass and a Holy Hour that preceded it were timed to coincide with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signing of the Reproductive Health Act, legislation that effectively removed restrictions on abortion in New York.
Faith NewsBeth Griffin - Catholic News Service September 21, 2018
Cardinal Dolan introduced Judge Barbara S. Jones, his first special counsel and independent reviewer, at a Sept. 20 news conference at the New York Catholic Center.
Politics & Society NewsBeth Griffin - Catholic News Service May 07, 2018
Six of the nine agencies that assist the U.S. State Department in resettling refugees in 190 communities throughout the U.S. are faith-based organizations.
Politics & Society NewsBeth Griffin - Catholic News Service February 23, 2018
U.N. agencies estimate more than 65 million people are currently stateless or forcibly displaced from their countries and 51 percent of them are children.
Faith NewsBeth Griffin - Catholic News Service February 08, 2018
Laughter, tolerance and shared faith are important ingredients in a loving, lasting marriage, according to a New York couple who will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at the end of National Marriage Week.