Many Brooklyn bakeries have adapted to Passover, offering goods that comply with some of the Jewish holiday’s dietary restrictions.
St. Francis Catholic Church in Brooklyn celebrates the election of a pope that shares its name and culture.
One of the last official acts of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI turned the former Church of St. Joseph into a cathedral, but not everyone is happy with the decision.
Coney Island Avenue felt busy on a recent Saturday afternoon, except in the neighborhood between Avenue H and Beverly Road known as “Little Pakistan.”
The oral suction of blood from the wound, which has infected children with herpes, is under scrutiny from the Board of Health.
Whether Hasidic or hipster, a steady stream of Jews is moving into the very neighborhood that experienced Jewish flight a half-century ago.
Beth Elohim, a Reform temple in Park Slope, follows its rabbi’s example in embracing digital technology to build its sense of religious community
The local branch of a Brazilian Christian denomination claims miraculous cures, but there is widespread skepticism of such things in the medical profession.
With two benefit concerts, musicians and activists advocate for the
punk band Pussy Riot, which faces prison for a song criticizing Putin.