| Apr 24, 2011
| 5:24 PM
Approximately 3,000 of the faithful here and from across the country packed St. Patrick's Cathedral for Easter Sunday Mass.
Archbishop Timothy Dolan reminded worshippers that "God has the last word," saying the joy of Easter will forever trump the evil...
| Apr 10, 2012
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...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Baltimore's archdiocese, the oldest in the nation, can once again claim one of the highest-ranking members of the Roman Catholic Church as its leader.
Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien, leader of the archdiocese since 2007, was named a cardinal Friday by...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:41 PM
From her home in Washington, Missouri, the 82 year old mother of New York's Cardinal-Designate, Timothy Dolan, told PIX 11 she's got her passport ready for the trip to Rome next month, where she will see Pope Benedict the XVI elevate her 61 year old son...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Archbishop Timothy Dolan celebrated his first Sunday Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral as a newly-minted Cardinal, a little under the weather.
He's fighting a case of laryngitis.
But, while he may be losing his voice, Dolan, 61, hasn't lost any of his...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 7:32 PM
It will be standing room only. Three thousand people packed into Saint Patrick's cathedral for what Archbishop Timothy Dolan calls "the Superbowl of Midnight Masses."
Earlier today, Archbishop Dolan gave us a sneak peek at what he'll be saying in his...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 3:09 PM
Supporters and opponents of gay marriage made 11th-hour appeals on Sunday as state lawmakers weighed a vote on making New York the sixth state -- and the most populous -- to legalize same-sex marriage.
The measure that would make gay marriage legal,...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 6:34 AM
The fight for same sex marriage equality in New York has come down to one day, and one vote. Monday is the last day in Albany's legislative session before summer recess, and Governor Andrew Cuomo is pressuring lawmakers to pass the bill legalizing same-...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Roman Catholic Archbishop of New York Timothy Dolan announced Thursday, his plans to address the entire College of Cardinals next week at the request of Pope Benedict XVI, right before he is slated to be elevated to the exclusive rank as a Prince of the...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 3:37 PM
President Barack Obama announced a compromise Friday in the dispute over whether to require full contraception insurance coverage for female employees at religiously affiliated institutions.
Under the new plan, religiously affiliated universities and...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 5:21 PM
– For days President Obama had been hammered by critics — including Cardinal-designate Edwin F. O'Brien of the Archdiocese of Baltimore — over a regulation in the healthcare law that required religiously affiliated hospitals, charities...