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One the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival in New York City, Mayor de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan came to a Melrose homeless shelter to announce the launch of an initiative that will provide hundreds more beds for homeless New Yorkers.
A visit to St Anselm’s and other Catholic churches in Mott Haven showed how the excitement over Pope Francis’s visit to New York City is spreading through the neighborhood.
Parishioners from the Church of St. Roch are still waiting for the Vatican’s final decision on whether the church will be merged as part of the Archdiocese of New York’s “Making All Things New” campaign.
Elderly churchgoers at a Mott Haven church slated for closure say its disappearance would hurt the community.
St. Roch’s parishioners are deeply distraught that their church on Wales Avenue is slated to close , after the Archdiocese of New York announced the largest reorganization in its history.