Every Dec. 12, Mexicans celebrate the Virgin Mary because they believe she appeared to a peasant at the hill of Tepeyac, near Mexico City, in the 1500s. This tradition continues with Mexican immigrants in the South Bronx, as they gather with the congregation of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church.
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Churches in Schools controversy
- Faith leaders keep up pressure for decision from De Blasio on school space for religious groups
- Updated: Federal Court of Appeals says, let NYC public schools decide on whether religious groups can meet in public schools in off-hours
- A Lion in The Bronx Rises
- Video report on NYC Council debate on "Right to Worship" resolution
- Right to Worship Resolution passes NY City Council by 38-11
- City Council expected to vote today on allowing houses of worship to meet in public schools
- Journey Poll: Who is the greatest threat to our constitutional freedoms? The city government or the churches who worship in public schools?
Jews of NYC
- Lost and found department: synagogues of Manhattan
- We pray that the sunshine quickly returns to Jerusalem.
- OpEd Debate: Kosher Jesus? By Shmuley Boteach, Howard Teich & Paul De Vries
- David Brooks on The meaning of Pomegranate, a Whole Foods for Orthodox Jews
- Searching for the Messiah in New York City
- Jesus the New York Jew
- Video: The Szyk Haggadah with Commentary by Socalled
Hindus in NYC
- Gardens of Vishnu & Shiva. Series: God in NYC gardens
- The Hindu god of spandex
- Diary: Going to see Amma, the Hindu “Hugging Saint”
- Keeping the Hindu faith in America
- The God of Spandex, Gotham City--The Movie!
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