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The Tablet In print since 1908, The Tablet is the award-winning newspaper of the Roman Catholic Diocese in Brooklyn and Queens.

The Tablet, headquartered in Park Slope, is the official newspaper of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens. Published weekly, the paper stays on top of local, national and international Catholic news. The Tablet is a subsidiary of DeSales Media Group, Inc. and is published by and in the interest of The Diocese of Brooklyn.

Churches in the Diocese of Brooklyn will only be permitted to operate at 25 percent capacity, and social distancing will...
06/19/2020
Breaking News: Masses to Resume in Diocese of Brooklyn on June 29 - The Tablet

Churches in the Diocese of Brooklyn will only be permitted to operate at 25 percent capacity, and social distancing will be strictly enforced.

Catholic churches in the Diocese of Brooklyn have been closed for Mass since March 20. They reopened last month for private prayer. Starting June 29, they will be open once again for Mass.

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and priests of the Diocese of Brooklyn are marking their golden and and silver anniversaries.
06/19/2020
Celebrating Jubilees in Priesthood - The Tablet

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and priests of the Diocese of Brooklyn are marking their golden and and silver anniversaries.

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and priests of the Brooklyn Diocese mark their golden and and silver anniversaries.

Bishop DiMarzio called the decision “right and just” for the young people most impacted by DACA.
06/19/2020
Catholic Leaders Praise Supreme Court's Decision on DACA - The Tablet

Bishop DiMarzio called the decision “right and just” for the young people most impacted by DACA.

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and other prominent immigration advocates in the Diocese of Brooklyn praised the Supreme Court's DACA decision and expressed solidarity with the Dreamers.

Currents News for Thursday, June 18 premieres in just 20 minutes.Some of the top stories on this newscast: A dream come ...
06/18/2020
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A dream come true for the dreamers. The U.S. Supreme Court is letting thousands of childhood arrival stay in America - at least for now.

Parishioners in the Diocese of Brooklyn are being warned to be on alert for scammers. Fraudsters are trying to take advantage of Catholic charity.

The Big Apple is ready to take the next big step in getting back to work. Mayor Bill de Blasio says it will happen on Monday.

The ex-cop who shot Rayshard Brooks begged him to keep breathing.

Benedict the Sixteenth is in Germany right now, the reason why he left the Vatican for the first time in seven years is an important one.

Currents News reports secular and religious news from the Catholic perspective. Some of the top stories on this newscast: A dream come …

Catholic leaders had joined more than 35 other groups in filing friend-of-the-court briefs urging the court to support D...
06/18/2020
Supreme Court Rules Against Ending DACA Program - The Tablet

Catholic leaders had joined more than 35 other groups in filing friend-of-the-court briefs urging the court to support DACA.

In one of the most anticipated cases of the term, the Supreme Court June 18 ruled against efforts by the Trump administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.

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06/17/2020
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Are you ready for phase two reopening? Governor Cuomo says it's coming to New York City Monday, but some store owners are not happy.

Alarming new reports that COVID infections are breaking records in several U.S. states. And a resurgence in Beijing. They are shutting down schools again. What does that mean for America's future?

Virus testing is coming to hard-hit communities in the Big Apple thanks to a group that's been praised by the Pope.

A bishop and the author of a children's book. Bishop Shelton Fabre wrote it to help kids cope with racism.

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Currents News for Tuesday, June 16 premieres in just 40 minutes.Some of the top stories on this newscast:President Trump...
06/16/2020
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President Trump is overhauling police practices for cops around the country.

Team coverage on our kids and how they're coping with the coronavirus pandemic.

A police chaplain is here to tell us what he's telling the cops he serves.

Currents News reports secular and religious news from the Catholic perspective. Some of the top stories on this newscast: President Trump is …

06/16/2020
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“Faith and America’s Original Sin,” a Currents News special broadcast that addresses the progress being made within the Diocese of Brooklyn on issues of race, premieres at 8:00pm EST on our YouTube channel. You can watch by going to: https://youtu.be/MEoqs_LdTJE

"Protecting our neighbors from unjust discrimination does not require redefining human nature," said Archbishop Jose H. ...
06/16/2020
USCCB President ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Court’s LGBT Ruling - The Tablet

"Protecting our neighbors from unjust discrimination does not require redefining human nature," said Archbishop Jose H. Gomez in a statement.

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said he is "deeply concerned" that by ruling federal law protects LGBT workers from discrimination, the U.S. Supreme Court "has effectively redefined the legal meaning of 'sex' in our nation's civil rights law."

Currents News for Monday, June 15 premieres in just 7 minutes.Some of the top stories on this newscast:New York State ha...
06/15/2020
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New York State has suspended evictions but there are some loopholes you need to know about. Catholic Charities is stepping in to stop people from getting kicked out.

A black man killed by police in Atlanta is fueling new unrest while Catholics in queens are coming together to protest.

A landmark ruling from the Supreme Court. It's about LGBT workers on the job.

Alice Marie Johnson is here. She spent decades behind bars until President Trump set her free.

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Pope Francis is urging faithful to spend more time in Eucharistic adoration, which he says is a continuation of the Mass...
06/15/2020
On Corpus Christi, Pope Says Eucharist Offers Immunity From Sadness - The Tablet

Pope Francis is urging faithful to spend more time in Eucharistic adoration, which he says is a continuation of the Mass.

On the feast of Corpus Christi, Pope Francis said the Eucharist can heal bad memories that prevent people from being open and accepting God’s love, including memories of past mistakes, of wrongs endured and wounds, making the heart hard and indifferent.

Currents News for Friday, June 12 premieres in just 20 minutes.Some of the top stories on this newscast:The nationwide d...
06/12/2020
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The nationwide debate over the future of the police is front and center on Capitol Hill.

Controversy swirling around Christopher Columbus and his statues has New York Governor Andrew Cuomo saying 'hold on.'

A man who's not afraid to get his hands dirty - he grew up on a farm. But now he's slated to become a priest in the Diocese of Brooklyn.

People are back on the beaches in Florida - but maybe they shouldn't be.

Coronavirus upended her family but it didn't prevent a girl from finishing on top.

Currents News reports secular and religious news from the Catholic perspective. Some of the top stories on this newscast: The nationwide debate …

Currents News for Thursday, June 11 premieres just 30 minutes.Some of the top stories on this newscast:Keeping the faith...
06/11/2020
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Currents News for Thursday, June 11 premieres just 30 minutes.

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Keeping the faith strong for kids in the Brooklyn Diocese, virtually.

A Catholic Church reaching out to people enduring the one-two punch of hunger and social unrest.

California police on high alert after a cop was ambushed and shot in the face.

More statues fall around the country. Now, Nancy Pelosi wants to sweep some out of the U.S. capitol.

President Trump’s next moves over policing practices. He’s getting ready for a new order.

Currents News reports secular and religious news from the Catholic perspective. Some of the top stories on this newscast: Keeping the faith …

If a baby boom is coming because of the pandemic, women would need immediate help, not just nine months from now, as the...
06/11/2020
Pro-life Groups Want Mothers to Choose Life as Covid-19 Baby Boom Looms - The Tablet

If a baby boom is coming because of the pandemic, women would need immediate help, not just nine months from now, as they would either already be pregnant or will be very soon.

Pro-life organization Expectant Mother Care is preparing for a potential baby boom as couples are spending increasing amounts of time together at home.

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06/11/2020
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Small businesses in the Big Apple are desperate to reopen, but are being left in the dark. One owner came up with a plan of his own; The city is recording new virus numbers that the Mayor is calling extraordinary.; Plus more.

New regulations and protocols were small prices to pay for the opportunity for Catholics to be together again.
06/10/2020
First Chance to Receive Eucharist at Mass in Months Leaves Some in Tears - The Tablet

New regulations and protocols were small prices to pay for the opportunity for Catholics to be together again.

A parish priest in Bangor, Maine, said he saw many Massgoers "in tears" as they took holy Communion for the first time in close to three months at a publicly celebrated Mass June 7, Trinity Sunday, at St. Paul the Apostle Church.

City officials have allowed protests to take place while, at the same time, expecting religious institutions to adhere t...
06/10/2020
Churches Empty, But Streets Are Full - The Tablet

City officials have allowed protests to take place while, at the same time, expecting religious institutions to adhere to strict social distancing measures.

While New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio may believe there’s no comparison between reopening houses of worship and allowing for mass protests, Msgr. Kieran Harrington, rector of the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, strongly disagrees and says the time to reopen churches is now.

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06/10/2020
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An emotional day as George Floyd is laid to rest as family and friends say goodbye in a Houston Church; The story of two brilliant high school graduates; Plus more.

With older people at greater risk of contracting the virus, younger people will need to step up with stewarding, reading...
06/09/2020
Young People Will Need to Help Get Churches Ready for Mass, Irish Archbishop Says - The Tablet

With older people at greater risk of contracting the virus, younger people will need to step up with stewarding, reading and ministering.

Ireland’s top prelate is calling on “the younger members of our parishes” to help manage the transition back to full parish life and celebration of the sacraments as the island eases out of the restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

The Navajo Nation now has the highest per capita infections of any place in the country, and the pandemic is shining a l...
06/09/2020
Missionary Says Navajo Can’t Be Forgotten After COVID-19 Pandemic - The Tablet

The Navajo Nation now has the highest per capita infections of any place in the country, and the pandemic is shining a light on harsh realities they face.

COVID-19 infection rates in the Navajo Nation surpassed that of New York last month, giving it the unwanted distinction of having the highest per capita infections of any place in the country and placing a strain on already over-taxed Catholic ministries in the region.

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06/09/2020
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Backlash against the blue – some are calling for police departments in America to be dismantled or defunded; New York City is declaring victory of the coronavirus; Plus more.

Father Jayson Landeza says he makes the declaration because “these are the ones who are being profoundly affected by pol...
06/08/2020
Priest-Chaplain: ‘At This Time, at This Juncture, Black Lives Matter’ - The Tablet

Father Jayson Landeza says he makes the declaration because “these are the ones who are being profoundly affected by police brutality.”

As daily protests over the death of George Floyd while in the custody of a Minneapolis police officer have spilled over into some of the United States’ largest cities and roiled the nation, a chaplain to several law enforcement agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area said, “At this point, at this...

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06/06/2020
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Millions of Americans are back on the job. The big jump in employment surprising the experts.

Catholics and Evangelical Christians could be pulling back on their support for President Trump.

We begin introducing you to the special men who’ll soon be priests in the Diocese of Brooklyn.

And the doctor is in – with offices and work places reopening, what should people do to stay safe.

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In print since 1908, The Tablet is the award-winning newspaper of the Roman Catholic Diocese in Brooklyn and Queens. Published weekly, the paper covers local, national, international news and opinion from the Catholic perspective. Daily news and information updates can be found at http://thetablet.org. The Tablet’s Spanish-language sister newspaper is Nuestra Voz. Your subscription to The Tablet ensures that Catholic journalism will thrive well into the future. For just a few cents per week, you will have The Tablet delivered to your mailbox. https://tabletbrooklynservice.com/subscribe/

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Will one of our Bishops please make a statement on racism. I apologize if I missed but our church in NY does not appear to be in the conversation this week.
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Your a disgrace Bishop, Not my Bishop your a Demon Nicolas DiMarzio, your a liar your a sexual assault molester you assault young male teenager boy in Newark New Jersey, you deserve and need to be defrocked! Your disgusting and your name should become a curse in the Eucharistic liturgy during each mass my teeth gnash and I wanna vomit when I hear your name every morning mass. I can’t wait until your removes from your assignment as a wolf hearted in sheep clothing . Your not my shepherd I know who’s the real shepherd God alone much to much to many priest are still active as sexual molesters!!!!
Happy easter don"t worry the risen lord will not forsake us!
Congratulations to Ed Wilkinson who was installed along with other prominent Queens honorees on Feb 8, who will lead the 45th Annual Queens County St. Patrick's Day Parade in Rockaway March 7. https://www.rockawave.com/articles/honorees-installed-for-the-45th-annual-queens-county-st-paddys-day-parade
Congratulations to the SBCA (St.Bartholomew Catholic Academy) Sharp Blades who earned the Research Award in the 2020 FLL Van Siclen Qualifier among 23 other NYC schools. This is your 2nd award in two years. We are very proud of you! #CatholicEducation #SBCASharpBlades
Let's hope the tablet knows better than to have garbage on their front page from now on......
Joe Biden is the catholic candidate. Put his picture on your front page and take down the corrupt liar.
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