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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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  • 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...
  • Question on Catholicism, abortion, makes for dramatic moments in VP debate

    Question on Catholicism, abortion, makes for dramatic moments in VP debate
    It was the first-ever debate between two Roman Catholics vying for a White House perch, and in Thursday's face-off between Vice President Joe Biden and vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, the question was put plainly: How does your faith shape your...
  • Comedic relief: Obama, Romney bring on the jokes at annual dinner

    Comedic relief: Obama, Romney bring on the jokes at annual dinner
    President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney were within arm's length for the second time this week, as they shared the stage at the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner Thursday and delivered feisty quips at each other's expense. Donning tuxes at the...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Second Mile CEO steps down; Paterno's name stripped from Big Ten trophy

    Second Mile CEO steps down; Paterno's name stripped from Big Ten trophy
    Healing may have begun at Penn State University, but the pain isn't over yet. On Monday, the longtime CEO of a children's charity founded by disgraced former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky announced his resignation, and the Big Ten...
  • Odyssey Networks airs “Faith in Action” series on Haiti

     
    Odyssey Networks documents the return of Catholic Archbishop Timothy Dolan to Haiti a year after he stood in the ruins of Port au Prince and the devastation of the once-magnificent National Cathedral. “Faith in Action: Haiti” reports on...
  • Imam Muhammad Musri interviewed on Odyssey Networks

     
    Imam Muhammad Musri of the Islamic Society of Central Florida, who intervened in Rev. Terry Jones'  ill-conceived plan to burn Korans on the anniversary of 9/11, was interviewed by Odyssey Network. In the interview he says why he chose to persuade...
  • Odyssey’s final installment on “Faith in Action: Haiti” airs

     
      Odyssey Networks' “Faith in Action: Haiti” series of five reports on Archbishop Timothy Dolan's recent four-day visit to Haiti concludes with a report on Haiti's spiritual and physical restorative process. In this final piece, Dolan c...
  • In surprise pick, U.S. Catholic bishops choose N.Y. archbishop as new leader

     
    From The Associated Press: BALTIMORE — New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan was elected Tuesday to be president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in an upset victory over an Arizona vice president with a moderate style who had been widely...
  • Reform Catholics react to Dolan’s election as bishops president

     
    Leaders of Voice of the Faithful, the 30,000-strong organization committed to reforming the Catholic Church, expressed hope for their reform initiatives as Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York was elected U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops preside...