Cardinal Timothy Dolan

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

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

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