Archdiocese of New York

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NY Archdiocese Needs $100M to Pay Abuse Victims—at Least

64 settlement offers have been made so far

(Newser) - The Archdiocese of New York plans to get a $100 million loan to pay victims of sexual abuse within the church—though it may not be enough. The archdiocese is seeking a one-year mortgage from JPMorgan Chase on land across the street from St. Patrick's Cathedral, where the Lotte... More »

NY Archdiocese Covers Workers' Birth Control

...Despite Cardinal Timothy Dolan's fight against Obama rule

(Newser) - The country's top Catholic bishop hasn't taken kindly to ObamaCare's call for employers to fund birth control—but his own archdiocese has been paying for the coverage for years, the New York Times reports. For more than a decade, the Archdiocese of New York, headed by Cardinal... More »

Church Bookkeeper Accused of Stealing More Than $1M

Anita Collins siphoned money from Archdiocese of New York: cops

(Newser) - New York police arrested a Bronx woman today for embezzling more than $1 million from the Archdiocese of New York, the New York Daily News reports. Prosecutors say the plain-looking Anita Collins, 67, spent lavishly at Bloomingdale's, Barney's, and Brooks Brothers during her nine-year stint at the archdiocese.... More »

Church Slams New NYC Sex Ed Mandate

Lessons may be barred from premises when schools rent from archdiocese

(Newser) - Mandatory sex education is returning to public middle and high schools in New York City after nearly 20 years, and the Catholic church isn't happy about it. A spokesman for the archdiocese says the mandate "allows the public school system to substitute its beliefs and values for those... More »

Milwaukee's Dolan Named NY Archbishop

Genial but conservative leader succeeds Cardinal Egan

(Newser) - The pope today named Timothy Dolan, who leads the archdiocese of Milwaukee, as the new Roman Catholic archbishop of New York. Dolan is 59, relatively young for promotion to such a prestigious seat—which normally comes with an elevation to cardinal. While he is doctrinally conservative, Dolan is less confrontational... More »

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