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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...
  • Archbishop Dolan Urges President Obama To Preserve DOMA

    Archbishop Dolan Urges President Obama To Preserve DOMA
    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...
  • 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...
  • Cardinal Egan Will Undergo Surgery to Get Pacemaker

    NEW YORK (WPIX) --  Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop of New York, will have surgery to implant a pacemaker his chest. The surgery was initially scheduled for Monday, but it's been postponed until a stomach problem the cardinal has been complaining about...
  • Cardinal Edward Egan Feeling Better

    NEW YORK (AP) - It's believed New York Cardinal Edward Egan could be out of the hospital in a day or two. Egan was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan on Saturday with stomach pain. Doctors then discovered a heart condition. Spokesman Joe...
  • NYC's New Archbishop Faces Range Of Challenges

    Timothy Dolan will face an array of challenges as he takes over the premier seat in the Catholic Church in the United States - from possible closures of parishes and schools to a drop in Mass attendance and the number of priests. "He has the same...
  • Gov. Paterson Introduces Gay Marriage Bill

    NEW YORK, N.Y. (WPIX) -- Saying that the "time has come," Governor David Paterson introduced a bill Thursday that would allow same-sex couples to wed, granting them as many as 1,350 civil protections in the state of New York. "I'm introducing a bill to...
  • Archbishop Dolan Leads First Sunday Mass

    NEW YORK (WPIX) --  Archbishop Timothy Dolan attended his first Sunday mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral as the the newly installed head of the Archdiocese of New York. Dolan, the former Archbishop of Milwaukee, presided over a standing-room-only crowd and...
  • Jewish Leaders Spar Over Pope's Israel Visit

    Jewish Leaders Spar Over Pope's Israel Visit
    New York Jewish leaders are divided when it comes to Pope Benedict's historic visit to the Holy Land. The Pontiff is walking a public relations mine field as he tries to call for Palestinian-Israeli peace, while acknowledging the pain felt by both Muslims...
  • Monday: Manipulation questions of the moment

     
    If Giuliani is pushing to help Bloomberg retain the Republican nomination, does that mean Bloomberg will help Giuliani become governor? If the return of Charles O'Byrne helps Gov. David Paterson function, will he be on the statewide ticket next year?........
  • Naked Ambition

     
    Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? (Apologies for the late start today). 1. State Sen. Ruben Diaz Jr. (D-Bronx), a Pentecostal minister, slamming Gov. David A. Paterson for introducing a same-sex marriage bill during......