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Archbishop Timothy Dolan

Archibishop Timothy Dolan is seen in front of St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Could Cardinal Dolan Become Pope?

“He has a lot of direct pastoral experience running complex archdiocese both in Milwaukee and in New York. He can play on a big public state. He has serious credentials with a Ph.D in Church History,” said Vatican expert John Allen.

01/08/2012

Archbishop Timothy Dolan (file/credit: Mike Segar/AFP/Getty Images)

Archbishop Timothy Dolan Among 22 New Cardinals Named By Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict will elevate Dolan to cardinal along with 21 others from Hong Kong, Berlin, Prague and from some key Vatican offices.

01/06/2012

Father Justin Sinnante teaches his students about the College of Cardinals (credit: CBS 2)

NY Catholic School Students Greet Cardinal Dolan News With Cheers, Questions

“Not all of them (understand the significance), no. Very few,” said Fr. Thomas Collins, president of Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains.

01/06/2012

St. Patrick's Cathedral/ file (credit: Kristin Thorne /CBS 2)

Christmas Celebrated At St. Patrick’s Cathedral And Around The World

Arbishop Timothy Dolan called Christmas a booster shot of hope for New York, and the world.

12/25/2011

Catholic Mass At St. Patrick's Cathedral

Archbishop Dolan Sings Midnight Mass After Honoring New York’s Bravest

“I wanted to come because everybody can be home tonight a little safer and more comfortable and more secure because they know you are on duty so thank you very much for that,” the Archbishop said.

12/24/2011

Catholic Mass At St. Patrick's Cathedral

Catholic Church Changes Translations To More Original Latin Text

The Catholic Church initiated a new English translation of the Roman Missal on Sunday, bringing its ritual text used for celebrating Mass more closely in line with traditional Latin.

11/27/2011

Thanksgiving Turkey (file / credit: clipart.com)

Archbishop Dolan, Speaker Quinn Distribute Thanksgiving Fixings

New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, former New York Mets outfielder Rusty Staub, and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn distributed the uncooked fixings for 400 Thanksgiving dinners at Catholic Charities in Central Harlem on Tuesday.

11/23/2011

Timothy Dolan is installed as Archbishop of New York at St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY - Mar 30, 2009 - Photo: JULIE JACOBSON/AFP/Getty Images

Catholic Church Going Old School, Getting Back To Latin With New Mass Translation

This weekend, Christians will celebrate the first Sunday of Advent, and Catholics will begin using a new translation of the mass. The changes will affect the priest more than those in the pews, but many responses will have to be relearned.

11/22/2011

Archbishop Timothy Dolan (file/credit: Mike Segar/AFP/Getty Images)

Archbishop Dolan Worried Polygamy May Be Next Battle In N.Y.

New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan says he’s worried that the next step in the marriage debate will be another redefinition to allow multiple partners and infidelity.

07/07/2011

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NYC, North Hempstead Clerks’ Offices To Remain Open Sunday When Same-Sex Marriage Law Takes Effect

New York City officials announced Wednesday they would open their clerks’ offices in all five boroughs for a full day July 24, saying gay couples should not be made to wait one day longer to wed.

07/07/2011

Peter Shearer (L) and Dan Gallagher (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Pre-Applications For NYC Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Now Available

In New York City, the pre-applications for a $35 license can be submitted online on the City Clerk’s web site only.

07/05/2011

Peter Shearer (L) and Dan Gallagher (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Same-Sex Couples Rush To Plan Weddings In NYC

Gay and lesbian couples can legally begin pre-applying for a $35 marriage license starting July 5. On July 25, New York State will begin issuing those licenses.

06/27/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: CBS 2)

Legalization Of Same-Sex Marriage Dividing Governors, Clergy In Tri-State

The applause was deafening for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo who signed the bill into law. “I believe New York has sent a message to this nation loud and clear. It is time for marriage equality all across this country,” he said. Across the Hudson, however, Governor Chris Christie maintains his opposition to gay marriage.

06/26/2011

Pope John Paul II

Eye On New York: On Religion

In this Eye on New York segment, CBS 2’s Don Dahler speaks with Archbishop Timothy Dolan about the beatification of Pope John Paul II.

05/01/2011

Easter Sunday

Millions Gather Locally, Worldwide To Celebrate Easter Sunday

Thousands of people gathered at St. Peter’s Square early Sunday morning to hear Pope Benedict deliver his traditional Easter blessing in dozens of languages.

04/24/2011

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