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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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  • A New Face For New York's St Patrick's Cathedral

    A New Face For New York's St Patrick's Cathedral
    (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...
  • Cuban priest: On a track to sainthood?

    Cuban priest: On a track to sainthood?
    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...
  • Same-Sex Marriage Goes Down To Legislative Wire In New York

    Same-Sex Marriage Goes Down To Legislative Wire In New York
    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,...
  • Passage Of Same-Sex Marriage Bill Down To The Wire

    Passage Of Same-Sex Marriage Bill Down To The Wire
    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-...
  • Speaker Christine Quinn On Same-Sex Marriage Bill Vote

    Speaker Christine Quinn On Same-Sex Marriage Bill Vote
    New York is on the brink of making history by legalizing gay marriage. The latest polls show that a majority of New Yorkers support same sex marriage. However, the issue has its opponents -- specifically, Archbishop Timothy Dolan & Former Giant...
  • Archbishop: Marriage Equality Act A "Disappointment"

    Archbishop: Marriage Equality Act A "Disappointment"
    It was Archbishop Timothy Dolan's first Sunday Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, since the the passage of the controversial same-sex marriage bill. But, even though it may have seemed to be the right time and place, the leader of New York's 2.5 million...
  • Archbishop of New York Apoplectic Over Legalization of Gay Marriage

    In the midst of Gay Pride month, the New York legislature has become the most recent battleground in the fight for marriage equality, and, not surprisingly, the Catholic Church is fighting tooth and nail to resist progress. A bill to legalize same-sex...
  • For U.S. bishops, economic justice isn't on the agenda

    For U.S. bishops, economic justice isn't on the agenda
    At a time of staggering poverty, rampant unemployment and growing income inequality, Catholic bishops will gather for a national meeting in Baltimore today and remain largely silent about these profound moral issues. A recent Catholic News Service...
  • Midnight Mass Set For St. Patrick's Cathedral

    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...
  • Cardinal Dolan Sues 3 Obama Cabinet Members

    Cardinal Dolan Sues 3 Obama Cabinet Members
    The Archdiocese of New York, joined by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, filed a federal lawsuit Monday against three Cabinet officials in the Obama administration. It was the first, legal salvo in the feud over insurance funding for birth...
  • Catholic groups sue over being forced to provide birth control

    President Obama has more on his plate than Mitt Romney, who's in a dead heat with the president in the latest Washington Post/A-B-C News poll. The president now has Notre Dame to worry about. Okay, maybe not the Fighting Irish, but the Catholic Diocese...