New York Archdiocese
“Twenty-five years ago, the archdiocese had one priest for every 900 Catholics. Today it’s a very different story, 2,000 Catholics for every one priest,” Timothy Cardinal Dolan said.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan reflected on the weekend that saw him honored by the pope and covered by the international media as one of the Catholic Church’s leading voices in the world.
“I think it’s fantastic. He’s a great man and it’s great for the city,” said parishioner James Daly.
Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday brought 22 new Catholic churchmen, including New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan.
New York’s archbishop wrapped up his trip to Israel and the Holy Land with an exclusive interview with CBS 2. For Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan, it was an emotional pilgrimage.
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan might get dragged back to his days in the Milwaukee diocese, where he was in charge from 2002 to 2009.
Worshipers packed St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the midnight mass that was both a solemn service and a joyous celebration.
It’s the city that never sleeps, so Archbishop Timothy Dolan is sticking with the tradition of holding it at midnight, though many Catholic churches are holding it earlier.
This Sunday a local parish church will officially be elevated as the New York Archdiocese’s first basilica. The Catholic Church will honor St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in a special ceremony.
The thought of closing beloved neighborhood Catholic schools is heart-wrenching for students and parents. But Archbishop Timothy Dolan said cuts have to be made.