Cardinal Timothy Dolan

Mayor Bill de Blasio shakes hand in front of the first pew after arriving 15 minutes late to mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral on March 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Anger Over Mayor De Blasio’s Inability To Be On Time Not Going Away Any Time Soon

There may be a political price to pay for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s chronic tardiness. Voters don’t like it and experts say the public has a long memory.

03/18/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan waves before Timothy Dolan's Mass of Installation at St. Patrick's Cathedral April 15, 2009. (credit: Susan Watts-Pool/Getty Images)

Mourners Say Final Farewell To Cardinal Edward Egan During Funeral Mass At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Cardinal Edward Egan was eulogized from the Fifth Avenue pulpit where he once preached.

03/10/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan, former Archbishop of New York, died on March 5, 2015. He was 82. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Pay Respects To Cardinal Edward Egan

Monday begins a two-day public visitation for Egan. A man admired by many, the faithful are expected to pay their respects by the thousands.

03/09/2015

Cardinal Edward Egan, former Archbishop of New York, died on March 5, 2015. He was 82. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/Getty Images)

Funeral Arrangements For Cardinal Edward Egan Announced

Tributes are pouring in for Cardinal Edward Egan, who is being remembered as a man of faith who loved New York.

03/06/2015

Coptic Christian Bishop David and Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Thursday, Feb. 19. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Cardinal Dolan Offers Prayer, Support For Coptic Christians After ISIS Massacre

Cardinal Timothy Dolan showed his support for Coptic Christians at a prayer service on Thursday, after the massacre of 21 followers of the faith by Islamic State militants.

02/19/2015

FILE -- John McCann, a layman at Trinity Church, draws a cross using ash on a woman's forehead to symbolize Ash Wednesday,  on March 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Christians Mark Start Of Lent With Ash Wednesday

Worshipers from all over the world filed into St. Patrick’s Cathedral to mark the start of the Season of Lent with ashes — a symbol of penance made sacramental by the blessing of the church.

02/18/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan denounces the murder of 21 Coptic Christians by ISIS militants on his "Conversations with Cardinal Dolan" show on Sirius Satellite Radio. (Credit: CBS2)

Pope, Cardinal Dolan Horrified At Beheading Of 21 Coptic Christians By ISIS

Pope Francis and Cardinal Timothy Dolan have denounced the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by Islamic State militants, with Dolan saying the attacks threaten “civilization itself.”

02/17/2015

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

Dolan On Doctor-Assisted Suicide: ‘Real Heroes Are Those Who Die Naturally’

The battle lines are drawn as the Catholic church says it will fight efforts to legalize doctor-assisted suicide.

02/09/2015

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

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