Cardinal Timothy Dolan
Charter schools fired another salvo at Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday as he tried to make hay off a high-profile endorsement of his universal pre-kindergarten plan.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan is pledging the support of the city’s Catholic schools to create universal pre-kindergarten.
It’s the first day of the season of Lent, a 40-day period when Christians prepare for Easter through fasting, repentance and prayer.
Saturday marked the first time ever a past pope, a present pope and a number of cardinals who may be the next pope were all gathered together.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan shared their common goals for New York City on Monday.
Thousands were in attendance, ringing in one of the most important days of the Christian calendar in the city’s most famous church.
On this Christmas Eve, Cardinal Timothy Dolan said the lead-up to this holy time can be hectic.
Timothy Cardinal Dolan said this week that while the lead-up to Christmas can be hectic, it is all worth it at the end.
In only his first year, the pope was selected by the magazine’s editors as the person who had the greatest impact on the world, for good or bad, during 2013.
The archdiocese is in discussions with its 368 parishes and expects to deliver recommendations to Cardinal Timothy Dolan by next summer.
The Philippines’ main disaster response agency raised the death toll Friday to 3,621, up from the previous figure of 2,360. Most of the casualties occurred on Leyte and Samar islands. It said 1,140 people are missing and more than 12,000 injured.
History was being made at the Vatican on Monday. The news out of Rome on Monday said that two popes will be elevated to sainthood on the same day – Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII will be canonized at the same time.
The comments contained no change in church teaching, and the pope said reform should not happen quickly. Still, it was the pope’s clearest declaration yet of a break in tone and style from his immediate predecessors.
Timothy Cardinal Dolan said the pontiff’s tone is very welcoming, but emphasized that church doctrine is not changing.
Documents in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s bankruptcy case show the Vatican gave then Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy Dolan permission to move money into a trust as the archdiocese began to move toward bankruptcy.