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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...
  • 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...
  • Pope asks Catholics about divorce, contraception, gay marriage

    Pope asks Catholics about divorce, contraception, gay marriage
    Joshua J. McElwee writes for the National Catholic Reporter that Pope Francis wants to hear from Catholics about contraception, divorce and same-sex marriage: A Catholic nonprofit in the D.C. area is offering to collect responses from Catholics to a...
  • 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...
  • A disenchanting inside view of the church responding to sexual abuse crisis

    No servant can serve two masters. Those are the words of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke. And yet how imperfectly have his followers taken them to heart. Throughout the history of Christianity, some of the most painful moments have been when church leaders...
  • A priest, a rabbi and a pastor walked into the DNC…

     
    CNN Religion Editor Dan Gilgoff writes about the line-up assembled to provide prayer every day at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. They include Roman Catholic Archbishop Timothy Dolan, Rabbi David Wolpe, and Rev. Gabriel Salguero,...
  • Mitt Romney reveals Cardinal Timothy Dolan to give RNC benediction

     
    The presumptive GOP nominee makes news on EWTN by announcing the Roman Catholic cardinal will give the benediction on the night he accepts his party's nod....
  • Religion and the recall election

     
    Religion News Service writer Daniel Burke blogs about the role religion played in the recall election of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived his recall election. Many Catholic and mainline Protestant leaders spoke out against...