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Archbishop Fulton Sheen (credit: CBS 2)

War Of Words Continues In Unusual Spat Over Body of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

The current Archbishop, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, took office in 2009, and has long maintained that relocating the body would run contrary to the wishes of Sheen and his surviving relatives.

09/05/2014

Archbishop Fulton Sheen (credit: CBS 2)

It’s New York Versus Peoria In Dispute Over Body Of Archbishop Fulton Sheen

A behind-the-scenes between New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Peoria, Illinois, Bishop Daniel Jenky over the beloved evangelist’s remains has gone public.

09/04/2014

Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Easter Sunday (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Dolan In Letter: Attempt May Be Coming To Link My Name To Bad Publicity

In a letter issued just before he went to Rome this week, Timothy Cardinal Dolan warned that his name could be connected with some bad publicity regarding his home archdiocese of St. Louis.

02/20/2014

People walk across a street in Manhattan during a snowstorm on January 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tri-State Hit With Bitter Blast; Cold Not Going Anywhere

A snowstorm followed by brutally cold temps seems to be the norm around here this winter.

01/22/2014

Holding the Rosary and praying (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New York Archdiocese Planning Some Parish Closures

The archdiocese is in discussions with its 368 parishes and expects to deliver recommendations to Cardinal Timothy Dolan by next summer.

11/19/2013

Timothy Cardinal Dolan (file / credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Dolan Reacts To Pope Francis’ Comments On Gay Priests

Timothy Cardinal Dolan said the pontiff’s tone is very welcoming, but emphasized that church doctrine is not changing.

07/30/2013

Pope Francis delivers his first 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica during Easter Mass on March 31, 2013 at the Vatican. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pope Francis On Gays: ‘You Can’t Marginalize These People’

New Yorkers and people around the world were reacting Monday to what may have been the most memorable and attention-grabbing statement by Pope Francis since he became leader of the Roman Catholic Church in March.

07/29/2013

Cardinal Dolan entering Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Cardinal Dolan Holds Mass In Rome Ahead Of Papal Conclave

Members of the Catholic Church worldwide spent this Sunday worshipping, before cardinals from around the world begin meeting to elect a new pope.

03/10/2013

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Archdiocese To Close 2 Elementary Schools On Staten Island

Two more Catholic elementary schools have been added to the chopping block by the Archdiocese of New York, both of them on Staten Island.

02/11/2013

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

Worshippers Surprised By Pope’s Announcement

At St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, many were saddened by the news.

02/11/2013

St. Jerome Closing Protest

Cash-Strapped New York Archdiocese To Close 2 Dozen Schools

The Archdiocese of New York has decided to close 22 elementary schools and two high schools that have been deemed financially “at risk.”

01/22/2013

St. Jerome Closing Protest

Families Rally To Save Catholic School In The Bronx

Families rallied in support of a Catholic school in the Bronx Monday, the day before Archdiocese of New York was set to vote on whether to close it.

01/21/2013

St. Jerome Closing Protest

Parents, Students Rally To Keep South Bronx Catholic School Open

A Roman Catholic school in the South Bronx that has been in operation for more than 100 years could close come 2013.

12/30/2012

Classroom (credit: Clipart.com)

NY Archdiocese Releases List Of Elementary Schools ‘At-Risk’ Of Closure

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Timothy J. McNiff said in a press release that the review and analysis will “help ensure that all our schools will remain financially stable and, more importantly, open to all students.”

11/26/2012

President Barack Obama (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)/Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama, Romney Poised For Moments Of Levity At Al Smith Dinner Thursday

Just 48 hours after they were going toe-to-toe in a rancorous debate on Long Island, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will be back Thursday – in Midtown at the Waldorf-Astoria for the Al Smith Dinner.

CBS New York–10/17/2012

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