Cardinal Timothy Dolan

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

The Rev. Al Sharpton joins Eric Garner's family after meeting with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on July 25, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sharpton, Family Of Eric Garner To Meet With US Attorney

Garner’s family wants federal prosecutors to take over the investigation and potential prosecution of the case, which the Staten Island District Attorney announced Tuesday was going to a grand jury.

08/21/2014

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)

Sharpton Pledges Zero Tolerance For Violence At Eric Garner Rally After Meeting With Dolan

Cardinal Timothy Dolan is bringing together the mayor and other religious leaders for a roundtable meeting spawned by the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer.

08/20/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks with the media as he arrives at City Hall for a roundtable discussion with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton on police-community relations following the death of Eric Garner while in police custody in Staten Island on July 31, 2014 in New York City. The meeting included clergy members and community leaders from Staten Island and other boroughs of the city. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton Changes Plan For March Over Verrazano Bridge

Rev. Al Sharpton announced Saturday that plans to march over the Verrazano Bridge have changed, and that now they will take buses over the bridge.

08/09/2014

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)

Catholic Group Launches Ad Blitz Featuring Cardinal Dolan To Lure Faithful Back To Pews

Despite the pontiff’s popularity, surveys show church attendance has not increased in the year Francis has been pope.

04/22/2014

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, WCBS 880's Rich Lamb (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

Cardinal Dolan Reflects On Historic Dual Canonization Of Past Popes

Cardinal Timothy Dolan said in the church, saints are usually “museum pieces” who lived hundreds of years ago. But he said that is not the case for Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II.

04/21/2014

Cardinal Timothy Dolan celebrates Easter Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral on April 20, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Cardinal Dolan, Paradegoers Celebrate Easter

The city’s Roman Catholic archbishop celebrated Mass Sunday at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue.

04/20/2014

A cross is carried across the Brooklyn Bridge as part of the 19th annual "Way of the Cross" procession marking Good Friday on April 18, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Christians Mark Good Friday With Services, ‘Way Of The Cross’ Procession In Brooklyn

Christians around the world and across the Tri-State area are marking Good Friday by commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

04/18/2014

Students at St. Joseph's Academy In Bogota, N.J. reenact the Stations of the Cross (Credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Residents Observe Easter Week Traditions

Cardinal Dolan sheds light on the Holy Thursday tradition of the washing of the feet as a New Jersey Catholic school reenacts the Stations of the Cross.

04/17/2014

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers, N.Y. (credit: kennedycatholic.org)

Religious Schools Call On New York State Lawmakers To Approve Tax Credits

Charter schools and pre-kindergarten are getting funding in the recently approved state budget. But tax credits that would have benefited private schools with up to $150 million a year have so far been denied.

04/08/2014

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