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Guidebooks, in various languages, are displayed for sale in front of Saint Peter's Square ahead of Pope Benedict XVI's last public audience on Feb. 26, 2013 in Rome, Italy. The Pontiff will hold his last weekly public audience on Feb. 27, 2013 before he retires the following day. Pope Benedict XVI has been the leader of the Catholic Church for eight years and is the first Pope to retire since 1415. He cites ailing health as his reason for retirement and will spend the rest of his life in solitude away from public engagements. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

World Converges On Rome For Benedict XVI’s Farewell To The Papacy

An ancient institution is being challenged by an uncertain situation — the historic resignation of a pope, a man even his critics concede is blessed by a tremendous intellect.

02/26/2013

Timothy Cardinal Dolan delivers Midnight Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral on Dec. 25, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Dolan Leaves For The Vatican To Participate In Papal Conclave

Timothy Cardinal Dolan flew to Rome Tuesday where he’ll be taking part in his first conclave as concerns continued to mount about potential conflicts arising from having both a reigning and a retired pope.

02/26/2013

Pope Benedict XVI (Photo credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Benedict XVI Changes Conclave Rules, Allows Earlier Start

Pope Benedict XVI has changed the rules of the conclave that will elect his successor, allowing cardinals to move up the start date if all of them arrive in Rome before the usual 15-day transition between pontificates.

02/25/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Cardinal Dolan For Pope? There’s Suddenly A Very Real Buzz About Him In Italy

Does New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan have a serious chance at becoming pope? He usually makes a joke when asked, but a leading Italian newspaper is taking Dolan’s papal prospects seriously.

02/20/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan distributes food at a breadline at St. Francis Assisi on Ash Wednesday on Feb. 13, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Cardinal Dolan Says He’s Focusing On The Responsibility Of Picking A New Pope

Ash Wednesday is the day when many Christians begin a 40-day period in preparation for Easter. Cardinal Timothy Dolan is also preparing — to travel to Rome, following the historic resignation of the pope.

02/13/2013

Pope Benedict XVI (Photo credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Vatican Officials: Pope Benedict XVI Has Pacemaker

Vatican spokesman Rev. Federico Lombardi said Benedict has had the pacemaker for years. He received the device before he became pope in 2005 to help regulate his heartbeat.

02/12/2013

Pope Benedict XVI (Photo credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Benedict XVI To Resign Feb. 28, Says He’s Too Infirm

The 85-year-old pope announced his decision in Latin during a meeting of Vatican cardinals on Monday morning.

02/11/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan (credit: CBS 2)

Cardinal Dolan ‘Shocked’ Over Pope Benedict XVI’s Announcement To Resign

Pope Benedict XVI said Monday that he will step down on Feb. 28 — the first pontiff to resign in 600 years.

02/11/2013

Former New York mayor Ed Koch attends the third presidential debate in the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University October 15, 2008 in Hempstead, New York. This is the final debate before voters will go to the polls in the 2008 general election on November 4. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dead At 88

Spokesman George Arzt said Koch died at 2 a.m. at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital of congestive heart failure. The funeral will be Monday at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan.

02/01/2013

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch takes part in the wreath laying ceremony during the Veteran's Day Parade - Nov. 11, 2012 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Listen To Special WCBS 880 Audiofile: Ed Koch 1924-2013

“How’m I doin’?” That was the refrain of Edward Irving Koch, who we knew simply as Ed Koch.

02/01/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credits: Mario Tama/Getty Images, Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

Dolan, Quinn Mark 40th Anniv. Of Roe V. Wade Decision On Abortion

It was 40 years ago today that the United States Supreme Court ruled in the case of Roe v. Wade, which made abortion legal in America.

01/22/2013

St. Patrick's Cathedral (Credit: CBS 2)

Christians Flock To St. Patrick’s Cathedral For Prayer, Strength In Difficult Times

Christians around the globe are gathering on Monday night to celebrate one of the most important holy days of the year. And in New York, they are flocking to St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

12/24/2012

Cardinal Timothy Dolan at St. Patrick's Cathedral (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Cardinal Dolan Says Christmas This Year Is Somber, Bittersweet

New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan said that this year, there is definitely something different about Christmas.

12/24/2012

Jesse Lewis, Lauren Rousseau, Allison Wyatt, Catherine Hubbard, Benjamin Wheeler and Anne Marie Murphy. (credit: CBS 2)

Mourners Remember 6 More Sandy Hook Victims At Services In Conn., N.Y.

Students Jesse Lewis, Catherine Hubbard, Benjamin Wheeler and Allison Wyatt will all be laid to rest. Teachers Lauren Rousseau and Anne Marie Murphy will also be remembered.

12/20/2012

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama shake hands during the 67th annual Al Smith dinner at the Waldorf Astoria hotel. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Rivals Obama And Romney Quiet Hostilities For Al Smith Dinner

With the Waldorf buttoned down under presidential-level security, the two candidates ascended to the grand dais packed with millionaires, billionaires, bishops, pundits, politicians and the occasional TV star.

10/18/2012

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