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Timothy M. Dolan

Timothy M. Dolan
Pope Benedict XVI names Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy Dolan archbishop of New York. The Vatican said Dolan would succeed Cardinal Edward Egan, 76, who is retiring as archbishop after nearly nine years. The post is the most prominent in the American Catholic Church. Pope John Paul II called the job "archbishop of the capital of the world."
(Photo by Jonathan Young / February 23, 2009)
Pope Benedict XVI names Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy Dolan archbishop of New York. The Vatican said Dolan would succeed Cardinal Edward Egan, 76, who is retiring as archbishop after nearly nine years. The post is the most prominent in the American Catholic Church. Pope John Paul II called the job "archbishop of the capital of the world."
(Photo by Jonathan Young / February 23, 2009)
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  • Court: Judge erred on Milwaukee archdiocese fund

    A federal judge made a mistake when he ruled a $55 million cemetery trust fund off-limits in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee's bankruptcy case, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago said the federal...
  • New York City's Cardinal Edward Egan dead at 82

    New York City's Cardinal Edward Egan dead at 82
    Cardinal Edward M. Egan, a former Roman Catholic archbishop of New York City, died Thursday of cardiac arrest. He was 82. Egan, who served as archbishop in the city from 2000 to 2009, was pronounced dead at New York University's Langone Medical Center...
  • Cardinal Egan, retired NY archbishop, dies at age 82

    Cardinal Egan, retired NY archbishop, dies at age 82
    Cardinal Edward Egan, the former archbishop of New York who oversaw a broad and sometimes unpopular financial overhaul of the archdiocese and played a prominent role in the city after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, died Thursday. He was 82. Egan, who...
  • Cardinal Egan, Former Bridgeport Bishop, Dies At 82

    Cardinal Egan, Former Bridgeport Bishop, Dies At 82
    NEW YORK — Cardinal Edward Egan, the former archbishop of New York who oversaw a broad and sometimes unpopular financial overhaul of the archdiocese and played a prominent role in the city after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, died Thursday. He was 82....
  • Pope Francis Making Rich Uncomfortable

    For all his humble charm, Pope Francis has been getting under the thin skin of some rich members of his flock. As F. Scott Fitzgerald remarked, the rich are different from you and me. They expect deference and coddling, especially for their charitable...
  • U.S. Catholic bishops in Baltimore to elect new president

    U.S. Catholic bishops in Baltimore to elect new president
    The nation's top Catholic bishops will convene this week in Baltimore to choose a new leader, a decision that will help set the course for an American church striving to build its appeal while grappling with stances on immigration and contraception...
  • U.S. Catholic bishops choose Kentucky archbishop as new leader

    U.S. Catholic bishops choose Kentucky archbishop as new leader
    The nation's Roman Catholic bishops took a step Tuesday toward aligning themselves with Pope Francis, selecting as their next president Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky. — a man who built a career on a foundation of personal faith and...
  • Cardinal Dolan says Catholic Church 'caricatured as anti-gay'

    Cardinal Dolan says Catholic Church 'caricatured as anti-gay'
    As gay marriage legislation picks up momentum across the country, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan said the Roman Catholic Church is losing the fight because it's been "caricatured as anti-gay." Dolan, a charismatic cardinal who until recently was...
  • Is Pope Francis purging conservative cardinals?

    Is Pope Francis purging conservative cardinals?
    Journalists and liberal Roman Catholics are making much — perhaps too much — of Pope Francis’ decision to remove a conservative American cardinal from the congregation that helps choose bishops. The New York Times said that the pope...
  • Archbishop Pietro Sambi dies at 73; Vatican's ambassador to the U.S.

    Archbishop Pietro Sambi dies at 73; Vatican's ambassador to the U.S.
    As papal nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Pietro Sambi had the formidable job of representing the Vatican at a time of challenge and scandal in the Roman Catholic Church, as well as escorting Pope Benedict XVI on his 2008 American visit. By...
  • Cuban priest: On a track to sainthood?

    Cuban priest: On a track to sainthood?
    It may have been Easter, not Christmas; but South Florida Catholics -- especially the Cuban-Americans among them -- got a gift when the church declared Father Felix Varela "venerable," one of three steps toward possible sainthood. Varela, a 19th...