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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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  • Pope Francis continues to afflict the comfortable

    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...
  • 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'

    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...
  • Awaiting the white smoke of papal announcement

    Awaiting the white smoke of papal announcement
    As their church's cardinals gathered in Vatican City to select a new pope, Catholic schoolchildren in the Baltimore area joined the worldwide buzz over the secret balloting process in an online chat with a fairly well-placed source: Archbishop William E....
  • Catholic bishops struggle with message on gay marriage

    Meeting for the first time since voters in Maryland and two other states legalized same-sex marriage, members of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said Tuesday that they have no plans to soften their position that genuine marriage can occur only...
  • Mitt Romney on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Bob Woodward on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    The guest list will be more star-studded than usual this Sunday morning. It should be especially fascinating to hear the discussion about whether the White House is threatening reporters. Bob Woodward of The Washington Post has said he was made...
  • Reactions to Pope Benedict’s surprise resignation

     
    Religion News Service's Kevin Eckstrom  has reaction to the surprise announcement by Pope Benedict XVI on Monday that he is resigning at the end of the month due to health reasons. Benedict is the first Pope in 600 years to voluntarily step down: “...
  • Handicapping Benedict’s successors: Dolan says don’t bet on him

     
    The New York Times has a story about the Roman Catholic Cardinals sizing up the candidates to succeed Pope Benedict XVI — including Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York. Dolan says don't bet on him. Read Laurie Goodstein's NYT story here: http://...