Religion

Episcopal Church body elects Right Rev. Michael B. Curry as 27th Presiding Bishop

The Right Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, was elected the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church on the first ballot on June 27, making him the first African-American to be elected Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. … Full Article

Ten new priests ordained for Diocese of Brooklyn

The Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, ordained ten men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Brooklyn last Saturday, June 27, at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, in Prospect Heights. … Full Article

Leader of Brooklyn’s Roman Catholics condemns deportation crisis in Dominican Republic

More than 700 people attended a special Mass of Solidarity and Unity for the Haitian and Dominican communities Wednesday night at St. James Cathedral-Basilica. … Full Article

Diocese of Brooklyn will offer Mass of Solidarity and Unity for Haitian, Dominican communities

The leader of Brooklyn’s Roman Catholics has called for a special Mass of Solidarity and Unity for the Haitian and Dominican Republic communities here and in the Caribbean, in light of the violent deportation crisis that has erupted there. … Full Article

Ten new Catholic priests to be ordained for Brooklyn this Saturday

The Most Rev. Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, will ordain 10 men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Brooklyn, this Saturday at 11 a.m. The ordination liturgy will take place at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, 856 Pacific St., in Prospect Heights … Full Article

#StandWithCharleston interfaith vigil brings more than 1,000 to Barclays Center

More than 1,000 Brooklynites turned out Sunday night at a #StandWithCharleston interfaith prayer vigil at Barclays Center, expressing the need for a deeper dialogue and understanding of each other.  … Full Article

BP Adams convenes emergency clergy conference after Charleston shooting

As gunman Dylann Roof confessed on June 19 to killing nine members of Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina, people around the country sent an entirely different message: Race wars and hatred will not be tolerated. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for June 17

Basketball Great Walt Frazier, Borough President Eric Adams Honored at Congregation Mt. Sinai … Full Article

City names Gravesend corner in memory of teen program founder

A Gravesend woman who founded a program for teenagers at her local church and served as a mentor to hundreds of neighborhood young people over the years was posthumously honored by New York City which officially dedicated a new street sign in her name. … Full Article

St. Charles Borromeo Church’s Statue of Mary is vandalized

The statue of the Blessed Mary, Mother of Jesus that sits outside the Rectory/Parish Center of St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights was vandalized early Friday morning, June 12. … Full Article

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