Cardinal Timothy Dolan

Christmas at St. Patrick's Cathedral (Credit: CBS2)

Faithful Celebrate Midnight Mass At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Cardinal Timothy Dolan led the celebration, noting the presence of Mayor Bill de Blasio in the congregation.

12/25/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Commissioner Bill Bratton attend mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral following the shooting of 2 NYPD officers. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Cardinal Dolan Mourns Slain NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos, Wenjian Liu

Cardinal Timothy Dolan called the death of two police officers ambushed in their car “brutal and irrational” and expressed his solidarity and love for their fellow officers.

12/21/2014

Petitions at St. Thomas More Church urging the New York Archdiocese not to close parish. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

More New York Churches May Close In 2015

Money woes continue for New York’s Catholic churches as more parishes could close next year.

12/15/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Timothy Cardinal Dolan. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio, Dolan Break Ground On Low-Income Housing For Seniors

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan are joining forces to break ground at a new community housing development in the Bronx.

12/11/2014

Animal blessing ceremony at Christ Church United Methodist parish on Dec. 7, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Animals Blessed During Holiday Ritual At Manhattan Church

Following the animal blessing, workers sprayed the pews with disinfectant to ensure they were ready for human worshipers.

12/07/2014

Pope Francis (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

It’s Official! Pope Francis Confirms Trip To United States

Francis confirmed Monday that he will attend the World Meeting of Families conference in Philadelphia in September 2015. Detailed plans for the visit won’t be announced until the spring or summer.

11/17/2014

St. Joseph's Catholic Church in New Rochelle, N.Y., will merge with St. Gabriel. (credit: CBS2)

New York Archdiocese Announces 55 Parish Mergers

The closings are part of an effort to cut costs and reduce the number of parishes, which archdiocese officials have said is excessive.

11/02/2014

Cardinal Timothy Dolan weighs in on a decision to let a gay group march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade under its own banner. (Credit: CBS 2)

Archdiocese To Announce Closures, Mergers In Lower Hudson Valley

The New York Archdiocese on Wednesday said it will soon announce which parishes in the Lower Hudson Valley will merge or close.

10/29/2014

Archbisop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan arrives at the Synod Hall for the opening of the Synod on the themes of family on October 6, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Dolan: Draft Of Vatican Family Values Document Needs Revision

Cardinal Timothy Dolan told “CBS This Morning” Wednesday that a provisional document showing unprecedented opening toward gays was a rough draft that needs major reworking.

10/15/2014

One of the pets outside St. Patrick's Cathedral for the annual Blessing of the Animals on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Cardinal Dolan Gives Special Blessing To 3 Dozen Rescue Animals

Dogs, cats, kittens and one rabbit were assembled outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the annual Blessing of the Animals.

09/30/2014

Pope Francis presides over marriage of 20 couples (Credit: CBS 2)

Pope Francis Turns Heads After Marrying 20 Couples Despite Cohabitation

Pope Francis set a forgiving tone as the couples tied the knot under the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica.

09/15/2014

City and religious leaders including the Rev. Al Sharpton, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton gather for a meeting. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Cardinal Dolan, Religious Leaders Come Together Again Weeks After Meeting With Mayor De Blasio

The breakfast meeting, which was held at the cardinal’s residence on Madison Avenue, came weeks after the group first gathered at the request of Mayor Bill de Blasio in the aftermath of the death of Eric Garner in police custody on Staten Island.

09/15/2014

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 of New York cardinal Timothy Dolan arrives at the Paul VI hall for the opening of the Cardinals' Congregations on March 4, 2013 in Vatican City. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Dolan: Pope Francis Should Urge Moderate Muslims To Stand Up, Speak Out

In an interview, Dolan said he would urge Francis “to be more direct in calling for a thoughtful, moderate, temperate Islamic response” to acts of violence.

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

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