St. Charles Borromeo Church (New York City)
|Church of St. Charles Borromeo|
St Charles Borromeo's Church, 141st St
|Town or city||New York City|
|Country||United States of America|
|Client||Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||George H. Streeton (for church)|
Greenberg & Ames of 303 Park Avenue (for 1961 parish school)
|St. Charles Borromeo Church, Manhattan (Harlem)|
The Church of St. Charles Borromeo is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, located at 211 West 141st Street Manhattan, New York City. The parish was established in 1888.
In 1892, the address listed for the church was at 2660 8th Ave. The church was built to the designs of George H. Streeton Pastor C. J. Drew had a four-story parish school at 216-228 West 142nd Street built in 1961 to designs by the architectural firm of Greenberg & Ames of 303 Park Avenue.
Bishop Moore and the papal visit
Rev. Emerson J. Moore succeeded Father Edward Dugan as pastor in 1975, becoming its first African-American pastor. Moore became the first Black monsignor in the United States in 1978. On October 2, 1979 Pope John Paul II visited St. Charles parish. In 1982 the Pope appointed Moore a bishop, and vicar of the black community.
- David W. Dunlap. From Abyssinian to Zion: A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship (New York City: Columbia University Press, 2004), p.198
- Office for Metropolitan History, "Manhattan NB Database 1900-1986," (Accessed 25 Dec 2010).
- Remigius Lafort, S.T.D., Censor, The Catholic Church in the United States of America: Undertaken to Celebrate the Golden Jubilee of His Holiness, Pope Pius X. Volume 3: The Province of Baltimore and the Province of New York, Section 1: Comprising the Archdiocese of New York and the Diocese of Brooklyn, Buffalo and Ogdensburg Together with some Supplementary Articles on Religious Communities of Women.. (New York City: The Catholic Editing Company, 1914), p.321.
- Dolan, Timothy Michael (May 8, 2015) "Decree on Merger of the Parish of Saint Charles Borromeo, New York, NY and the Parish of All Saints, New York, NY" Office of the Cardinal, Archdiocese of New York
- The World Almanac 1892 and Book of Facts (New York: Press Publishing, 1892), p.390.
- St. Charles Parish web site http://scbrchurch.org/our-history/
- New York Times August 5, 2008 https://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/05/nyregion/05harris.html?ref=nyregion
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