The city’s health department is reaching out to Hispanic religious leaders to train them to deal with mental illnesses that most affect Latinos, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, a 50,000-square-foot temple, has opened its doors in Melville after many years of work, reports News India Times.
“Little Manila” residents in Woodside cite displacement and “economic and social repercussions” in their objections to a proposal by The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God to increase its building size, report The FilAm and QNS.
Our Lady of El Cisne (The Swan) is traveling across different parishes in New York, on a visit from Ecuador.
Pakistani Christians in Queens voiced their support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, reports Times Ledger.
The number of shelters serving Korean homeless people has dwindled to just one, Jesus Love House Mission in Flushing. Korea Daily speaks to homeless Koreans and the pastors who have run shelters in the community.
The Forward, Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Sheepshead Bites cover iftars in Brooklyn in which Jews and Christians joined Muslims to break the fast during the month of Ramadan.
At the sesquicentennial celebration for Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen, the Van Westerhout Cittadini Molesi Cultural and Social Club gave the church a plaque that honored all immigrants, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Some 500 Buddhists came out to Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights in honor of the 2,560th birthday of Lord Gautama Buddha, reports QNS.
Korean carpenters helped in the construction of a special sanctuary, part of the Korean Buddhist temple complex, Wonkaksa Temple, in Salisbury Mills, New York, reports Korea Daily.
The Sikh Coalition will hold an exhibit of the portraits of Sikh Americans, around the 15th anniversary of September 11, in an effort to combat the hostility faced by the community, and spread awareness of the religion and culture, reports News India Times.
After Our Lady of Loreto was spared from demolition, the church that once provided a spiritual refuge for Italian immigrants stands empty. Local advocates and members of the Italian community tell Brooklyn Daily Eagle their proposals for preserving this testament to the neighborhood’s Italian history.
Thousands learned about Sikhism at the “Turban Day – Vaisakhi” celebration in Times Square on April 16, reports Desi Talk.
Rev. Luis Barrios is taking his 30 years of experience working with New York’s Latino communities to a White Plains church, Westchester Hispano reports.
A mural commemorating the 1,050th anniversary of Poland’s Christianization will go up in the East Village – once considered the Greenpoint of Manhattan – on the property of one of the oldest Polish churches in the city, reports Nowy Dziennik.