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John XXIII and John Paul II (Credit: CBS 2)

Cardinal Dolan Heads To Rome As Faithful Gear Up For Canonization Of John XXIII and John Paul II

Rome, built upon layers of history, has never seen anything quite like the canonization of two popes at the same time.

04/25/2014

Members of the New York Yankees with Autumn Blinn, 10 (center). Blinn was honored during Yankees HOPE Week. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

10-Year-Old Honored By Yankees During HOPE Week

Autumn Blinn, 10, of Rome, N.Y. got the surprise of her life when a bunch of Bronx Bombers turned out to honor her. So far, Blinn said she’s made more than 300 pillows for her “Pillows Of Love” project.

07/09/2013

James Gandolfini (Angela Weiss/Getty Images Entertainment)

NJ Flags Flying At Half-Staff For ‘Sopranos’ Star James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini died Wednesday in Rome at age 51.

06/24/2013

James Gandolfini (Angela Weiss/Getty Images Entertainment)

James Gandolfini’s Body Returned To U.S. From Italy

Gandolfini’s body departed Rome earlier Sunday, in a plane that landed at Newark International Airport around 9 p.m., 1010 WINS reported.

06/23/2013

Actor James Gandolfini died Wednesday, June 19, after suffering a heart attack in Italy. (Credit: Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)

Manhattan Funeral Expected For James Gandolfini

The services for Gandolfini, 51, are expected to be held at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in Upper Manhattan.

06/22/2013

James Gandolfini (Angela Weiss/Getty Images Entertainment)

Christie Orders Flags Be Flown At Half-Staff In Honor Of ‘Sopranos’ Star James Gandolfini

An autopsy confirmed that the New Jersey native and actor died of a heart attack, with no evidence of substance abuse or foul play, a family spokesman said Friday.

06/21/2013

FILE -- Actor James Gandolfini (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)

Death Of ‘Sopranos’ Star James Gandolfini Sends Shockwaves Through Hollywood

Hospital officials in Rome say actor James Gandolfini arrived at the hospital at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday and was pronounced dead at 11 p.m. after resuscitation efforts in the ambulance and hospital failed.

06/20/2013

Ridgewood, NJ student Brigid Miniter confirmed by Pope Francis. (credit: Glen McCall via CBS 2)

Ridgewood Catholic School Students Confirmed By Pope Francis Back From Rome

Brigid Miniter, 14, and Anthony Merejo, 17, of Ridgewood are home with memories and pictures from the ceremony at the Vatican.

05/01/2013

Faithful stand on St Peter's square to watch the first mass by Pope Francis on a giant screen on March 14, 2013 at the Vatican. (Photo by JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Delivers Informal Homily In First Mass As Pontiff

Francis showed how different he would be as a pastor, giving an off-the-cuff homily about the need to walk with God, build up his church and confess and at one point, referring to children building sand castles on the beach.

03/14/2013

Newly elected Pope Francis appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Text Of Speech From Pope Francis

You all know that the duty of the Conclave was to give a bishop to Rome. It seems that my brother Cardinals have come almost to the ends of the earth to get him… but here we are. I thank you for the welcome that has come from the diocesan community of Rome.

03/13/2013

Cardinal Dolan entering Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Cardinal Dolan Holds Mass In Rome Ahead Of Papal Conclave

Members of the Catholic Church worldwide spent this Sunday worshipping, before cardinals from around the world begin meeting to elect a new pope.

03/10/2013

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

Cardinal Timothy Dolan with reporters - Feb. 11, 2013 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Dolan Questioned For Hours About Sex Abuse By Priests

Timothy Cardinal Dolan was questioned for several hours Wednesday in a deposition about child sex abuse by priests, according to a published report.

02/20/2013

Sunday Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Cardinal Dolan Awaits Instructions, Timing On Selection Of New Pope

A new Pope could be named before March 15 if the church waives the mourning period, since Pope Benedict XVI is alive and resigning, according to church officials.

02/17/2013

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