The restoration comes after a strong lobbying effort by New Yorkers led by the New York State Catholic Conference.
Fourth and fifth graders at Maria Regina School, Seaford, explored Native American culture during an in-school field trip.
That's local seminarian Andrew Garnett taking part in Pope Francis' installation.
Bishop Murphy: "If you do this, we will oppose it."
“We need to be present and helpful to the poor."
Watch a video of Bishop Murphy's recent talk in Rockford, Ill.
The diocesan Ministry to Catholics of African Ancestry celebrated its annual Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Agnes Cathedral.
Students from St. Peter of Alcantara School, Port Washington, read their own creative writing at Barnes & Noble.
Watch a video about "Rich in Faith," the 2012 diocesan men's conference to be held March 9
"New Yorkers, even those who self-identify as ‘pro-choice,’ don’t want more abortion in the state.”
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