Religion

Brooklyn diocese hires priest despite accusations of child sex abuse

It wasn’t until after their priest returned to his native Colombia that Brooklyn and Queens parishioners learned that the Rev. Roberto Cadavid had a long history of sexual abuse. … Full Article

Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame celebrates achievements of those who call borough home

The first Hasidic woman to be elected to public office in U.S. history, the chairman of the Brooklyn Navy Yard and the longest-serving chaplain in NYPD history were among the stars being honored at the Fourth Annual BJHI Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame that took place Monday night. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for October 10: Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame to celebrate new inductees

The first Hasidic woman to be elected to public office in U.S. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for October 3: Plymouth Church hosts 'Centered In Song' festival

Plymouth Church invites the neighborhood to become “Centered in Song.” … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for September 28: DeSales Media announces editor's promotion

Move Places Talented Editor at Helm Of Two-Award Winning Newspapers … Full Article

Cardinal hires judge to review church sex abuse policies

Hoping to restore the faith of those disillusioned by how the church has handled sexual abuse allegations, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York appointed a former federal judge Thursday to review its procedures and protocols. … Full Article

Brooklyn Diocese to pay $27.5M to settle 4 sex abuse claims

Four men who said they were sexually abused as boys by a teacher at a Catholic church have reached a $27.5 million settlement with the Diocese of Brooklyn, which encompasses Brooklyn and Queens. … Full Article

Faith in Brooklyn: Landmark Heights church re-dedicated as pro-cathedral for Episcopal Diocese

Amid jubilation and a procession to the landmark church from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, the parish of St. Ann & the Holy Trinity on Sunday, Sept. 16, celebrated its becoming a pro-Cathedral for the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island … Full Article

Yom Kippur: A time for feasting as well as fasting

It was the bag of Fritos that gave me away. As a secular Jewish kid whose family did not belong to a synagogue, I did not think twice about riding my bike to the convenience store around the corner during the afternoon of Yom Kippur. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights September 11 memorial service emphasizes compassion and healing

As they have for the past 17 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, clergy and members of the community gathered at the Brooklyn Heights Promenade to commemorate the tragedy that took almost 3,000 lives. … Full Article

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