Archbishop Timothy Dolan
Cardinal Timothy Dolan reflected on the weekend that saw him honored by the pope and covered by the international media as one of the Catholic Church’s leading voices in the world.
“I think it’s fantastic. He’s a great man and it’s great for the city,” said parishioner James Daly.
Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday brought 22 new Catholic churchmen, including New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan.
Apologizing for his rusty Italian, Dolan peppered his remarks with his trademark good humor. He told the cardinals that evangelizing in today’s world required its missionaries to live and spread the faith with love, joy and “sorry to bring it up, but blood.”
The Catholic Church is closely watching the attention Archbishop Timothy Dolan is receiving, praise and adulation one expert says is exactly what it needs right now.
The New York delegation gathered for Mass in a church founded 300 years after the birth of Christ. St. John Lateran is the personal church of the pope, who gave Archbishop Dolan special permission to celebrate Mass at the ornate main altar.
For the New York Archdiocese Festivale Chorale Monday night meant fine tuning for an experience unlike any other.
This week hundreds of New Yorkers are traveling to Rome to witness as Archbishop Timothy Dolan becomes a cardinal. What they’ll find is the “eternal city” buzzing about an alleged plot against Pope Benedict.
Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan came to the South Bronx to bless a library, but he had no blessings — just harsh words — for President Barack Obama, who wants Catholic institutions to pay for birth control.
“The highlight for me is always the Sea of Galilee because you can almost just picture Jesus on that lake,” Dolan said.
New York’s archbishop wrapped up his trip to Israel and the Holy Land with an exclusive interview with CBS 2. For Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan, it was an emotional pilgrimage.
Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan made an emotional visit to Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust museum, and CBS 2 had the only camera there. It was all part of the New York archbishop’s week-long Holy Land visit.
Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan will be heading to Israel next week to lead a pilgrimage of 50 priests.
The Archbishop of nearly three million Catholics in the New York metropolitan area will be elevated to Cardinal in special ceremonies next month.
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan will be elevated to Cardinal at a ceremony in Rome next month, but before he leaves, he’s keeping busy around here.