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.
A “Revival Tour” to combat political rhetoric perceived as racist and xenophobic started off at Riverside Church and will make stops in 15 states.
The pastor and parishioners at one Bronx parish worry that landmark designation for their Romanesque Revival church would carry too high a price tag, Mott Haven Herald reports.
Two years after nearly closing, the Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary in Harlem – one of only a few orders of Black nuns in the country – will celebrate a century of helping children and the needy, reports the Amsterdam News.
A group of immigrants will stage the way of the Cross in Yonkers to pray for an end to the current xenophobic atmosphere, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Polish churches in the tri-state area have seen the number of parishioners shrink, but they remain a lively part of their communities, reports Nowy Dziennik.