| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 8:44 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Jul 29, 2011
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...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Does our first amendment right to the free exercise of religion apply to all Americans? Not according to President Obama's administration.
On Jan. 20, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius reiterated the administration's policy that...
| 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...