Articles in the NY Catholics collection represent coverage of the larger Catholic community in New York State beyond the Diocese of Rochester, including the Archdiocese of New York, the New York State Catholic Conference, and news from other NY dioceses.
Beyond the Rochester diocese and the archdiocese, other Roman Catholic dioceses in New York State include the dioceses of Buffalo, Syracuse, Ogdensburg, Albany, Brooklyn, and Rockville Center. Cardinal Timothy Dolan is the Archbishop of New York, named to the position in February 2009 by Pope Benedict XVI. The New York State Catholic Conference represents the state’s bishops in lobbying government on issues related to the Catholic consistent life ethic. Its Catholic Action Network provides updates to NY Catholics on issues being debated in government.