St. Augustine Church closes its doors

THE BRONX - The St. Augustine Church, known as the "Cathedral of the Bronx," has closed its doors.

After over a hundred years, the Archdiocese says the structure of the building posed a danger to the congregants. The St. Augustine Parochial School, located across the street on Franklin Avenue, is now the temporary church.

It is still uncertain what will happen to St. Augustine, but for now congregants say they are trying to get used to their new home.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Three middle school students were arrested after an 1 Students arrested after assaulting school employee
Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, 4/28 to 4/30 2 Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, 4/28 to 4/30
Bronx residents have long complained about long lines, 3 The Buzz: Post office problems
4 Bronx Sportscast, April 27
Dramatic cellphone video caught officers shocking Dailene Rosario 5 Charges dropped against Tasered pregnant teen

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE