| Feb 11, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI's decision to resign stunned the world Monday morning. The shock was reflected on morning programs. Father John Wauck from Rome told ABC's “Good Morning America” that the pope's decision was “a great surprise for the...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 5:07 AM
NEW YORK -- 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.
| 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...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 6:38 PM
America's Roman Catholic bishops say there's a shortage of exorcists in the country.
To fix the problem, they're holding a conference Friday and Saturday on how to perform the rite.
Among the speakers are Houston Cardinal Daniel DiNardo and a priest-...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 2:19 AM
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan was elected president Tuesday of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in a surprise win that underscored the bishops' shift toward a more aggressive defense of orthodoxy.
Dolan defeated Tucson Bishop Gerald Kicanas,...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 8:16 AM
St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in the NoLita neighborhood of Manhattan was the Roman Catholic cathedral of New York from the time it was built in 1815 to 1879, when a new cathedral -- St. Patrick's on Fifth Avenue -- was built. After Old St. Pat's, as it's...
| 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...