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School principals witness history in New York City
In addition to the multitudes of Diocese of Trenton faithful who journeyed to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia, many traveled into New York City to participate in the Papal events there. More ...
Friday, October 2, 2015

Prayers fulfilled: Precious Blood parishioner meets Pope Francis at Ground Zero

Ask Trisha Straine MacGregor how she came to be one of the few lay persons seated within reach of Pope Francis during the interfaith prayer service at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, Sept. 25, and she'll answer quite frankly that prayer, and indeed, the Communion of Saints, had a lot to do with it.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015
At Ground Zero: Blessed are they who don't see and yet believe
For so many pilgrims journeying to Manhattan Sept. 25 in hopes of spending even a minute in the presence of Pope Francis, the day began in the early hours of the morning. More ...
Saturday, September 26, 2015
POPE IN N.Y.: People come first, human life is sacred, pope insists at U.N.
UNITED NATIONS -- Dealing with war, development, the economy or environmental concerns, bureaucrats and diplomats always must remember that the lives of real children, women and men are at stake, Pope Francis told the United Nations. More ...
Friday, September 25, 2015
POPE IN N.Y.: Massgoers express 'gratitude, holy longing' at Madison Square Garden
NEW YORK -- As crowds waded through long security lines and watched pre-Mass entertainment at Madison Square Garden ahead of the pope's Friday night Mass, worshippers told Catholic News Service it was hard to express their excitement. More ...
Friday, September 25, 2015
POPE IN N.Y.: Exhibit hall displays religious artifacts found in rubble after 9/11
NEW YORK -- In the midst of Pope Francis' busy Big Apple tour, during which he'll mostly be surrounded by throngs of people, he may make a quiet stop in a small exhibit hall during his visit to the ground zero memorial Sept. 25. More ...
Friday, September 25, 2015
POPE AT GROUND ZERO: Pope at 9/11 Memorial: Violence is never impersonal, always brings tears
NEW YORK -- Honoring both the pain and the strength of the families of those who died at the World Trade Center on 9/11 and drawing on the pools of water that are part of the site's memorial, Pope Francis spoke about tears and quenching the world's longing for peace. More ...
Friday, September 25, 2015
POPE IN N.Y.: Pope goes back to school, meets students, community in Harlem
NEW YORK -- Pope Francis encouraged an audience of Catholic school students and immigrants to live with joy and dare to dream. More ...
Friday, September 25, 2015
New York Archdiocese, mayor join to house homeless in unused space
NEW YORK -- To honor the imminent arrival of Pope Francis in New York, the city's mayor and Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan announced Sept. 23 that the Archdiocese of New York would provide housing and social services for up to 150 homeless individuals this winter, using vacant or underutilized buildings owned by the archdiocese. More ...
Thursday, September 24, 2015
POPE IN N.Y. -- In New York service, pope offers encouragement to men, women religious
NEW YORK -- During an evening prayer service at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, Pope Francis thanked the nation's priests, brothers and women religious for their service and gave particular thanks to women religious saying, "Where would the church be without you?" More ...
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Keepsake book, DVD to chronicle fall events
While the World Meeting of Families and the papal visit will not take place until next month, organizers are already offering faithful and fans alike the chance to learn more about the various keepsake items that will be produced to help preserve the memory of the historic events. More ...
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Vatican U.N. representative reports high interest in papal visit
VATICAN CITY -- Requests for copies of Pope Francis' environmental encyclical and the demand for tickets to see him at the United Nations indicate enthusiasm and expectations for Pope Francis' visit are running high, said the Vatican representative. More ...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Pope will have 'profound, lasting impact' on New Yorkers, says cardinal
NEW YORK -- The 30 hours or so Pope Francis will spend in New York in September will be relatively brief, but "his presence here among us will have a profound and lasting impact on all New Yorkers, said Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan. More ...
Thursday, July 2, 2015

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