Cardinal Timothy Dolan
Despite the pontiff’s popularity, surveys show church attendance has not increased in the year Francis has been pope.
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.
The city’s Roman Catholic archbishop celebrated Mass Sunday at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue.
Christians around the world and across the Tri-State area are marking Good Friday by commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
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.
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.
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.
Pope Francis spent his one-year anniversary Thursday in prayer – staying in a sparsely-furnished room on a retreat with priests outside Rome.
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.
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.