“We Are All Immigrants…” Pope Francis

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As Pope Francis makes his way to Harlem today, we are posting his comments. Harlem has been and is home to people from all over the world from African, Italian, French, English, Indian, Irish German, Russian, Chinese, you name it and we hope Harlem will continue to be home to everyone from around the world.

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Op-Ed: Issues Facing NCP (Non-Custodial Parents)

Pope_FrancisDear Pontiff:

We the undersigned, representing ourselves and numerous others whose vocation and mission is the well-being of families welcome you to the City of New York and wish you best tidings during your visit and the 2015 World Meeting of Families. Continue Reading →

MTA Guide for Pope Francis’ Visit to East Harlem

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Dozens of traffic changes and street closures are being implemented for Pope Francis’ historic visit to East Harlem this week, and the MTA says city bus routes will be affected. Authorities encourage all Harlemites and visitors to rely on transportation. Continue Reading →

Mount Morris Baptist Church, Harlem, NY 1890’s

Mount Moriah Baptist Church1Mount Morris Baptist Church post-card at 2050 Fifth Avenue (between 126th and 127th), Harlem, NY, 1890’s. Continue Reading →

Welcome Pope Francis To East Harlem With A Video, Photo And/Or Text

Pope_FrancisIn honor of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States from September 22ndto 27th, Catholic Charities of New York today launched CharityHasNoBoundaries.org, a new digital site where people throughout the country, regardless of religious beliefs, can share a greeting with the Pope along with a message of charity. Continue Reading →

HCCI’s Harlem Revive! A Day Of Unity And Empowerment

Brewer & Crew1Harlemites descended on the Bradhurst neighborhood’s Jackie Robinson Park Amphitheater on Saturday, August 1st to participate in Harlem Revive!: A Community Day of Unity. Presented by Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) this community affair was designed to offer a social, emotional, spiritual and financial health revival for Harlem community residents. Continue Reading →

Church of Scientology To Celebrate On 125th Street

extralargeThe Church of Scientology wants to celebrate the grand opening of its house of worship and community center with a massive block party on Sept. 19 at 125th Street between Second and Third avenues — but it hasn’t received approval from locals concerned about traffic.  Continue Reading →

HCCI Harlem Revive! A Community Day of Unity

Community Day of Unity 083On Saturday, August 1, 2015 Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. will present the “Harlem Revive!: A Community Day of Unity” at the Bradhurst neighborhood’s Jackie Robinson Park Amphitheater Saturday. Continue Reading →

Pope Francis Welcome Video Site To Be Launched Today Before He Visits Harlem

image002Before Pope Francis and honorary Harlem Globetrotter visits Our Lady Queen of Angels School, on East 112th Street in East Harlem, the site CharityHasNoBoundaries.org, has been launched. Continue Reading →

Lawd: Harlem Pastor Accused Of Illegally Selling Church

harlem5n-11-webA Harlem pastor accused of selling his church for a song is now singing the blues.

The Holy Cross African Orthodox Church, a longtime local fixture in its W. 129th St. townhouse, is the center of a holy war started by recently-defrocked Bishop Alfred Drake’s last-ditch land deal. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Manning Backs The South In New Civil War

Pastor-James-David-Manning-Right-Wing-Watch-800x430You know we have a great country when anti-LGBT pastor David James Manning can boast on Tuesday that the legalization of same-sex marriage would spur a new Civil War — and that he would be on the winning side, Right Wing Watch reported. Continue Reading →

Pope Francis To Visit East Harlem School

Pope_FrancisPope Francis visit to Our Lady Queen of Angels School, in East Harlem a pre-K through eighth grade school on East 112th Street, marks an opportunity for the pope to speak about the needs of immigrants and poor children, who make up much of the school’s student body. Continue Reading →

Pope Francis Becomes Honorary Harlem Globetrotter

Pope-as-Harlem-Globetrotter--124339Pope Francis didn’t have a prayer of spinning a basketball — but scored a slam dunk Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 as an honorary Harlem Globetrotter. Continue Reading →