| Feb 18, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Even as he prepared in Rome for the weekend ceremony that will elevate him to cardinal, Baltimore Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien vigorously lobbied for political issues important to the Roman Catholic Church — a hallmark of his five-year stint here....
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:08 PM
If there is one thing Italians do right, it's EAT, EAT, EAT!
It goes without saying that Italy as a whole, is known for their fantastic pasta dishes.
Needless, to say... Mary and I have been working long hours, therefore, we've been...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Bueno Sera, Regazzi.
So, Mary Murphy and I are almost here a week now in Rome. We've shared some fantastic stories on the PIX 11 News shows surrounding the elevation of Archbishop Dolan to Cardinal.
I was hoping that along with our live reports in the...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 5:59 AM
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict, putting his mark on his Church's future, Saturday inducted 22 men into the exclusive group of cardinals who will one day elect one of their own to succeed him as leader of the world's 1.3 billion Roman Catholics....
| Feb 19, 2012
| 4:10 PM
Continuing a weekend of celebration -- after his elevation to cardinal in St. Peter's Basilica -- Timothy Dolan of New York said Sunday he thought the Italian press was hyping stories about other cardinals in Vatican City jockeying for power, as Pope...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 5:28 PM
Today, New Yorkers celebrated the homecoming of newly-minted Cardinal, Timothy Dolan. And the man known for his down-to-earth delivery, didn't disappoint, delivering a morning prayer service, an afternoon service, and a couple of warm laughs to a packed...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 1:06 PM
God created man in the image of himself, in the image of God he created him, male and female he created them. God blessed them, saying to them, 'Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth and subdue it.' (Gen. 1:27-28)
These words, the very beginning of the...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 2:45 PM
It's been weeks since the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops first denounced a mandate that required preventive care for female employees in Catholic employers' insurance plans. In case you missed it, they said President Barack Obama's rule...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 7:10 PM
(Reuters) - Saint Patrick's Cathedral, New York City's iconic house of worship on Fifth Avenue, is getting a facelift.
The $175 million restoration will take about five years and will include what church officials described as a thorough scrubbing: its...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 8:30 PM
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan sent a letter this week to President Obama on behalf of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. In it, he urged the President to enforce the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, which defines marriage as the...
| 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...