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Liam Stack

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Past articles by Liam:

Vatican Clears Brooklyn Bishop of Child Abuse Charges From 1970s

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio still faces two lawsuits based on the allegations, which date to his time as a young priest in Jersey City. → Read More

U.S. Faces Outbreak of Anti-Semitic Threats and Violence

In the wake of clashes in Israel and Gaza, synagogues have been vandalized and Jews have been threatened and attacked. → Read More

Yang Walks Back Stance on Israel After Ocasio-Cortez Calls It ‘Shameful’

Mr. Yang said his initial statement in support of Israel, which drew criticism from progressives, “failed to acknowledge pain on both sides.” → Read More

The Push to Vaccinate 20,000 Holocaust Survivors in New York

One survivor who got her vaccine, Eva Rose, 96, said the last year has been “lousy,” but added: “I am still here, thank God.” → Read More

Cuomo’s Restrictions on Synagogues in Virus Hot Spots Can Go Forward

“How can we ignore the compelling state interest in protecting the health and life of all New Yorkers?” asked a federal judge in Brooklyn. → Read More

N.Y.C. Threatens Orthodox Jewish Areas on Virus, but Trump’s Impact Is Seen

Facing a worrying spike in cases, city officials carried out emergency inspections and warned of an extraordinary lockdown. → Read More

Rosh Hashana in the Pandemic: Rabbis, Cantors and Video Crews

The first High Holy Days of the coronavirus era will be celebrated this weekend, as rabbis try to deliver an online version of Judaism’s most sacred celebrations. → Read More

N.Y.P.D. Besieges a Protest Leader as He Broadcasts Live

A helicopter and dozens of officers, some in riot gear, were deployed for an arrest at a Manhattan apartment but withdrew after protesters arrived. → Read More

Overlooked No More: Karl Heinrich Ulrichs, Pioneering Gay Activist

Before the word “homosexuality” existed, he argued that same-sex attraction was innate, and that those who experienced it should be treated the same as anyone else. → Read More

Recovered Covid-19 Patients in Orthodox Jewish Community Flock to Donate Blood Plasma

“The community has taken a tragedy and turned it into a superpower,” said an expert on using plasma to treat people after virus exposure. → Read More

Evangelical Leader Franklin Graham Responds to Critics of Samaritan's Purse Central Park Field Hospital

His critics accuse him of discriminating against L.G.B.T. people. “Just because I don’t agree doesn’t mean I’m against them,” he said. → Read More

Hasidic Funeral in Brooklyn Draws 2,500, Creating Crisis for Mayor de Blasio

The event showed the challenges that officials have faced in addressing the flouting of social distancing in close-knit ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods. → Read More

De Blasio Breaks Up Rabbi’s Funeral and Lashes Out Over Virus Distancing

After overseeing the dispersal of hundreds of Hasidic mourners in Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio called the gathering “absolutely unacceptable.” → Read More

Franklin Graham Says He Is Being Harassed Over Central Park Hospital

The evangelical leader’s relief group has been criticized for requiring workers at its field hospital to say they oppose same-sex marriage. → Read More

Franklin Graham Says He Is Being Harassed Over Central Park Hospital

The evangelical leader’s relief group has been criticized for requiring workers at its field hospital to say they oppose same-sex marriage. → Read More

Cathedral Hospital Plan Stalls Amid Concern Over Evangelical Role

Leaders of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Manhattan were upset by the involvement of Samaritan’s Purse, led by the Rev. Franklin Graham. → Read More

Cathedral of St. John the Divine to Become Emergency Coronavirus Field Hospital

The Manhattan church, the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, will be able to care for at least 200 patients during the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

New York City Considers Mass Graves in Park for Virus Victims

If morgues fill up, a city councilman says that New York City is preparing a contingency plan to bury victims in a public park. → Read More

Coronavirus in N.Y.: ‘Huge Spike’ in Brooklyn Hasidic Community

More than 100 test positive in two neighborhoods, all at two urgent care centers crammed with worried families. → Read More

Stirring Sermons About Coronavirus, in Empty Cathedrals

With large gatherings banned, ministers will preach messages of calm and compassion on Sunday as parishioners watch on live stream. → Read More