Cardinal Timothy Dolan

Cardinal Timothy Dolan (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Administration, NY Archdiocese To Work Together On Services For Poor

The city has its eye on empty lots, closed schools and other church properties that could be used for housing and other services, some of which could be run by Catholic charities.

08/26/2015

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Renovations At St. Patrick’s Cathedral Wrapping Up As Pope Francis’ NYC Visit Looms

Crews are putting the finishing touches on the landmark church just in time for Pope Francis’ visit in September.

08/25/2015

Sunday Mass is held at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in Manhattan on July 26, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Dozens Of Catholic Churches Hold Final Sunday Masses

The parishes are slated to be merged with others as part of a large reorganization by the Archdiocese of New York.

07/26/2015

Cardinal Dolan during Easter Sunday Mass on April, 5, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

Mergers Of 31 Additional NY Catholic Churches Announced

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York is merging 31 parishes into 14 new parishes in the second phase of a consolidation process, church officials announced Friday.

05/08/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York (left) and the late Cardinal Francis George of Chicago. (Credit: Dolan, CBS2; George, Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cardinal Dolan: Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George Was A ‘Gift’

Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Friday honored his longtime Chicago counterpart, Cardinal Francis George, as a “pastor, friend and guide.”

04/17/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan marks Holy Thursday at Washington Heights Ecumenical Food Pantry by distributing food to the needy. (credit: CBS2)

Cardinal Dolan Distributes Food To The Needy In Washington Heights To Mark Holy Thursday

Christians are marking Holy Thursday as they head into the final days before Easter.

04/02/2015

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

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