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St Patricks Cathedral

Catholic Archdiocese to Close St. Thomas More

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 01.24.2015 | New York
Joe Peyronnin

Gasps were heard and tears were seen when Pastor Kevin Madigan informed parishioners this past Sunday at each Mass that their church was likely to close next August.

Turning Adversity Into Strength: Madeleine's Journey From Losing Her Hearing to Creating a State of the Art Vintage Store Fantasy

Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum | Posted 05.21.2014 | Style
Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum

With the resoluteness of her Jackie O canary ensemble, Madeleine has faced hardships that'd make Whatever Happened to Baby Jane seem like a family comedy.

The Day Cardinal Dolan Hugged A Gay Man: Me

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 07.07.2013 | Religion
Joseph Amodeo

As the Cardinal entered his office, I rose and we embraced each other in what could best be described as a bear hug! The Cardinal then turned to me and said, "You are most welcome here." Do you know what is radical about that statement?

Cardinal Dolan Denies Catholics Entry At Cathedral Because Of Dirty Hands

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 07.05.2013 | Religion
Joseph Amodeo

The other day, I posted on my Facebook page that in the wake of the Cardinal's recent false welcome, I stand at a crossroad in my faith journey; however, I realize now that it is not I who stands at this crossroad, but rather the Cardinal himself.

Anti-Catholicism On The 'Mean Streets' Of New York

Kerry Weber | Posted 05.22.2012 | Religion
Kerry Weber

Long before Chinatown, Little Italy, and SoHo became some of New York City's most popular neighborhoods, at the heart of them all sat St. Patrick's Old Cathedral.

St. Patrick's Cathedral In New York City Set For Major Renovation

AP | Posted 03.16.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City is embarking on a multimillion-dollar renovation. The $175 million facelift of the Fifth Avenue ...

100 Photos From Over 100 Years Of St. Patrick's Day Parades

Posted 03.15.2012 | New York

This Saturday, New York City will hold its 251st annual St. Patrick's Day parade. It all starts at 11AM at 44th Street, where this year's Grand Marsha...

Bill Clinton or Eliot Spitzer: An Eleventh Anniversary Rumination

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Who do you think is more likely to attract an audience -- the charming, charismatic Clinton, or the mean and menacing Spitzer?

Christmas in July - A Dream

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Gliding along on an island anchored by stone slabs, I come upon a church bathed in an array of klieg lights. My feet touch the street that has been i...

Nathaniel Fons, Boy Abandoned At St. Patrick's Cathedral, To Get Visit From Grandparents

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The grandparents of a Florida toddler who was abandoned and found wandering alone at St. Patrick's Cathedral reunited with the 3-year...

3 Year-Old Nathaniel Fons Left At St. Patrick's Cathedral After He Went Missing In Florida

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Authorities say a family caravanning with a woman and her toddler in Florida took the 3-year-old to New York after the boy's mother w...

St. Patty's Day in LA? I Don't Think So

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stanley Bing

I miss the politicians in the street. I miss the guys on the train at 8 in the morning with a beer bottle on their bellies and a "Kiss Me, I'm Irish" tee shirt stretched to bursting.

Meeting the Maysles: Grey Gardens Comes to Harlem

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Bred to be lovely and pleasant, to take for granted an ample supply of cash, the women of Grey Gardens were essentially abandoned to languish in a mansion infested with raccoons and cats.

Being Still in St. Patrick's Cathedral

Carol Hoenig | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Hoenig

Why does religion rely so desperately on the fear factor? Why does it have to use threats of eternal damnation instead of showing real joy?

Labor Group Condemns Sweatshop Crucifixes

AP | Verena Dobnik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With Christmas just weeks away, a labor group on Tuesday denounced "horrific" sweatshop conditions where crucifixes are made in China to be sold at re...