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Journalism students to cover papal visit with social media app

Journalism students to cover papal visit with social media app

By Diamond Naga Siu, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2015


Filed under City News, News, University News

NYU's journalism school is teaming up with social multimedia app Evrybit to broadcast the Pope's visit to New York City.

NYU Reacts: Vatican shifts stance on issues

NYU Reacts: Vatican shifts stance on issues

By Larson Binzer, Deputy News Editor

October 16, 2014


Filed under News

The NYU community reacts to a recent announcement from the Vatican.

NYU Reacts: Pope Francis’ advice for Catholic Church

NYU Reacts: Pope Francis’ advice for Catholic Church

September 23, 2013


Filed under News

In an interview published last week, Pope Francis surprised critics when he denounced the Roman Catholic Church’s focus on social issues like same-sex marriage and abortion. He urged his followers to return to the root of Catholicism: caring for the world’s most destitute. Alyssa Yurasits, a...

Pope resignation brings to light matters of personal choice within the Church

Pope resignation brings to light matters of personal choice within the Church

March 8, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s personal decision to renounce the papal role has given the world outside of the Vatican walls a fleeting glimpse of the person beneath the weight of the triple-tiara and the burden of papal duty. A first in 600 years, Joseph Ratzinger’s resignation demonstrates an expression...

Pope resignation does not change church principles

February 12, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Pope Benedict XVI, the 256th head of the Roman Catholic Church and spiritual leader of about one-sixth of the world’s population, announced his impending retirement, scheduled for the end of this month. Benedict, 85, said a pope needs “both strength of mind and body,” and that his have deteriorated...