Today’s news from The Tablet, NET TV and the Diocese of Brooklyn. (Click here to view this email.)
NEWS FROM THE TABLET
Synod Responses Reveal Suffering in the Church
A questionnaire about Catholics’ family life shows “much suffering, especially by those who feel excluded or abandoned by the church,” according to the general secretary of the synod.
Student Art Contest for Easter
The Tablet and the John Hughes Council of the Knights of Columbus are sponsoring this year’s Easter art contest. Brooklyn and Queens students from grades one to 12 are eligible.
NEWS FROM NET TV
Shows Spotlight Local Art & Architecture (City of Churches)
Host Anthony Mangano explores St. Raphael’s in Long Island City and Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral and St. John the Evangelist in Brooklyn.
Stephanie Hanvey (Portraits of Faith)
At 16, Hanvey became the first American Idol contestant to release a single, “On a Prayer,” on the same day she premiered.
NEWS FROM AROUND THE WEB
St. Peter’s Square restorations to be completed for Easter, canonizations (Catholic News Agency)
Built from 1656-1673 for Pope Alexander VII, the colonnades circling the Square symbolize the universal embracing arms of the Catholic Church.
Action by Russia Divides Immigrants in New York (New York Times)
Reactions from Brighton Beach, the pulpits of Ukrainian church services in the East Village, and the Russian consulate on the Upper East Side.
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