Graduation Date

Fall 12-31-2015

Grading Professor

Lisa Armstrong

Subject Concentration

Urban Reporting

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


This story details how parishioners in several New York City Catholic parishes responded to news that their churches would be shuttered by the New York Archdiocese. Parishioners appealed to the Vatican to overturn Cardinal Timothy Dolan's decisions, and the story details their struggle with church hierarchy and their own personal challenges.

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