Press Coverage

The Huffington Post • Carol Kuruvilla • Mar 27, 2020

Catholic Bishops OK Meat On Fridays During Lent Due To Coronavirus


America Magazine • Michael J. O’Loughlin • Mar 27, 2020

What it’s like to be a hospital chaplain during Covid-19 • By Elisha Fieldstadt • Mar 27, 2020

Coronavirus changes Lent: Bishops relieve Catholics from giving up meat on Fridays during crisis.


Brooklyn Reporter • Jaime DeJesus • Mar 26, 2020

Bishop DiMarzio discusses coronavirus on video discussing the Feast of the Annunciation


Bklyner • Zainab Iqbal • Mar 24, 2020

‘Pray At Home!’ Houses Of Worship Close Physical Doors, Open Virtual Ones


CBS New York • Mar 22, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Houses Of Worship See Rise In Online Services Streams


New York Post • By Khristina Narizhnaya and Jorge Fitz-Gibbon • Mar 15, 2020

Brooklyn, Queens diocese cancels Mass after confirmed coronavirus case


QNS • Robert Pozarycki • Mar 14, 2020

Catholics in Brooklyn and Queens ‘dispensed’ of Sunday Mass obligation due to coronavirus


New York Post • Natalie Musumeci • Mar 13, 2020

Brooklyn Bishop gives Catholics pass for Sunday Mass over coronavirus


Axios • Rashaan Ayesh • Mar 27, 2020

Citing coronavirus, some Catholic bishops allow meat on Lent Fridays 


The Brooklyn Home Reporter • John Alexander • Mar 23, 2020

Love and Death in the Time of Coronavirus


Yahoo! News • Rebecca Corey and Kayla Jardine • Mar 20, 2020

In coronavirus pandemic, the faithful pray alone, but together in spirit.


News 12 Brooklyn • Mar 26, 2020

City schools open up its doors to virtual learning this week


Brooklyn Eagle • Mar 26, 2020

Around Brooklyn: Diocese donates tablets to Catholic schools


Queens Daily Eagle • Victoria Merlino • Mar 24, 2020  

From hurricane to pandemic, one Belle Harbor school perseveres


The Brooklyn Home Reporter • Jaime DeJesus • Mar 24, 2020

Diocese of Brooklyn donates computers, tablets to St. Anselm’s to help distant learning


The New York Times • Liam Stack • Apr 1, 2020  

 He Said Mass Via Live Stream. 8 Days Later, He Fell to the Virus.


 New York Post • Vincent Barone • Mar 29, 2020  

‘Beloved’ Brooklyn pastor dies from coronavirus, is first US priest killed by disease


News 12 Brooklyn – March 4, 2020

Diocese of Brooklyn announces changes to Catholic services amid coronavirus

The Flushing Blog – March 3, 2020 

Eastern Queens priests elevated to monsignors – March 2, 2020

Churches in the U.S. are banning drinking communion and the sign of peace to stop the spread of the Coronavirus

NY1 News – February 27, 2020

Brooklyn Diocese Shows Solidarity with Chinese Community Amid Coronavirus Fears

Xinhua News Agency – February 26, 2020

Brooklyn Bishop and Chinese Catholic community Holy Ash pray for China Outbreak on Wednesday”

Brooklyn Eagle – January 10, 2020

Construction begins on senior housing that will replace a historic church



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