This article section is dedicated to local insights about religion and spirituality, as well as religious events coverage, and holiday happenings.
By Robert Ottone March 13, 2013
White smoke has been spotted at the Sistine Chapel, and Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has officially been named as the new pope.
By Long Island News & PR February 25, 2013
Mordechai Miller spoke to seventh grade students at Temple Beth David this past January. He called himself “a hidden child” and his story is one of incredible luck and determination to survive as a Jew ...
By Lyndsay McCabe February 11, 2013
Pope Benedict announced Monday that he does not have the strength to continue in office, and will resign on February 28.
By Amy Gernon January 22, 2013
After a brief scare for a Brooklyn congregation, a rabbi's stolen vehicle containing sacred scriptures valued at $30,000 was recovered unharmed.
By Eric Anderson January 20, 2013
Bishop William Murphy attacked the governor’s plan for abortion rights.
By Robert Ottone December 30, 2012
31-year old Erika Menendez has been arrested for committing Thursday's subway hate crime.
By Hannah M. March 01, 2012
Three teen girls made an appearance on The Anderson Cooper show to discuss their supernatural ability to cast out demons.
By Vickie Moller January 17, 2012
The loss of a loved one is a universal, inevitable reality that no one escapes—someone in my life has died, there is an ache in my soul. Who can I turn to with my grief? ...