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Gawking European tourists are paying to stand in long lines so they can enjoy a unique New York City experience — the legendary Gospel music of Harlem’s black churches. Having to turn away crowds of international visitors are a number of evangelical neighborhood churches famous for their joyous choirs, […]

Increasing numbers of New York City women are choosing careers over motherhood, according to the New York Post. “According to a new study by the New York-based think tank the Center for Work-Life Policy, 43 percent of college-educated women between […]

“When same-sex marriage bill was passed by New York State Legislature on June 24, it apparently did not put an end to the gay marriage battle,” reports the International Business Times.  “If anything, it added coals to the fire. Once […]

A New York citizens group is challenging the state’s new law legalizing same-sex marriage, claiming improper procedure and back room payoffs should render the law “null and void.” In a lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of the State of […]

Homosexual New York Episcopalians will be allowed on Sunday to get married by priests in Brooklyn and Queens, but not in the Bronx or Manhattan or on Staten Island; in Syracuse but not in Albany, reports the New York Times. […]

When New York state Senator James Alesi announced to gay “marriage” supporters recently that his priest “embraced” him at mass after he cast his vote for gay “marriage,” he failed to mention one important point – his priest and his […]

NEW YORK (RNS) The Cross at Ground Zero was one of thousands of I-beams used to construct the iron skeletons of the World Trade Center towers. This one fell from the fiery, apocalyptic heavens during the 9/11 terror attacks and […]

(RNS) A New York rabbi with a reputation for innovation has been tapped to lead the Union for Reform Judaism, the umbrella group for the country’s Reform synagogues, starting in 2012. Rabbi Richard Jacobs has headed Westchester Reform Temple since […]

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