Catholic South shall rise

Catholics in the urban Northeast are getting used to the headlines.Parishioners in East Harlem have decided to conduct a vigil in a beloved old sanctuary because church leaders plan to lock the doors -- forever. The Archdiocese of New York recently said it would close or merge 21 churches in order to gather more people in fewer pews to be served by a declining number of priests.A parishioner at Our Lady Queen of Angels told the New York Times: "People have been baptized here and married here, … [Read more...]


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