The Real Deal New York

Real estate speculation surrounds massive consolidation of Roman Catholic parishes

Soon-to-be-dark churches stand on enticing ground
By C. J. Hughes | January 16, 2015 10:40AM

From the January issue: For many Catholics, the sweeping decision made by church officials to merge about 40 parishes in New York City came as a tough blow. Come summer, when the restructurings plans are finalized, families that have worshipped in one place for generations will now have to head elsewhere on Sunday mornings. [more]