Cardinal Timothy Dolan

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

Revelers march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Ave in Manhattan on March 17, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Marches Up Fifth Avenue Amid Controversy

The world’s largest parade celebrating Irish heritage set off down Fifth Avenue on a cold and gray morning, the culmination of a weekend of St. Patrick’s Day revelry.

03/17/2014

Pope Francis outside Rome on the one-year anniversary of his installation. (Credit: CBS 2)

Pope Francis Remains Humble One Year In

Pope Francis spent his one-year anniversary Thursday in prayer – staying in a sparsely-furnished room on a retreat with priests outside Rome.

03/13/2014

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, Vatican. The congregations of cardinals will continue until all cardinal electors have arrived in Rome, whereupon the College will decide on the start-date of the Conclave to elect a new Pope. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Dolan Rallies In Support Of Tax Credit Proposal For Education Donations

Those donating to public schools, school districts, teacher projects and scholarships would be eligible for the Education Investment Tax Credit under the proposal. The cardinal said the governor is on board.

03/10/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, left, and Cardinal Timothy Dolan are allies in the quest to bring universal pre-kindergarten to New York City. (Photo: CBS 2)

Charter Schools Launch Attack Ad As De Blasio Cozies Up Next To 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.

03/06/2014

Cardinal Timothy Dolan speaks with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 13, 2014. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Cardinal Dolan Supports Expanded NYC Pre-K, Stops Short Of Endorsing Tax On Wealthy

Cardinal Timothy Dolan is pledging the support of the city’s Catholic schools to create universal pre-kindergarten.

03/06/2014

"Ashes To Go" location at Dyckman & Broadway outside downtown A station. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Cardinal Dolan: Christians Feel ‘A Tug To The Divine’ On Ash Wednesday

It’s the first day of the season of Lent, a 40-day period when Christians prepare for Easter through fasting, repentance and prayer.

03/05/2014

Pope Francis (R) is greeted by Pope emeritus Benedict XVI (L) as he leaves after appointing new cardinals at the consistory in the St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on February 22, 2014. (credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Cardinal Dolan Reacts To Historic Ceremony As Pope Emeritus Arrives At St. Peter’s Basilica

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.

02/24/2014

Cardinal Timothy Dolan speaks with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Jan. 13, 2014. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

De Blasio, Dolan Discuss Goals For NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan shared their common goals for New York City on Monday.

01/13/2014

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