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St. Patrick's Cathedral - June 13, 2013 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Workers Removing Scaffolds From Spires At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Decades of dingy grime have been gently erased from the stately twin spires of the cathedral. You can now see the top of the north spire, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported Thursday morning.

06/13/2013

Former New York City mayor Ed Koch (file/credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)/Timothy Cardinal Dolan At Christmas Day Mass (file/credit: CBS 2)

Ed Koch Remembered At St. Patrick’s Mass

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch’s family and friends attended mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sunday – a favorite activity of the late Jewish mayor.

06/02/2013

MTA police officers keep watch during the morning commute in Grand Central Terminal on April 16, 2013. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Security Remains Tight In Wake Of Boston Marathon Bombings

There is once again a high terror alert in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday they are taking no chances that an attack similar to the Boston Marathon bombings could happen here.

04/16/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Easter Sunday (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Christians Around The World Celebrate Easter

Francis delivered a plea for peace in his first Easter Sunday message to the world, decrying the seemingly endless conflicts in the Middle East and on the Korean peninsula after celebrating Mass along with more than 250,000 faithful.

03/31/2013

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)

New Yorkers Buzzing Over Possibility Of Dolan Being Elected Pope

While there is no clear front-runner, among the names being mentioned as a papal contender is New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

03/12/2013

Pope Benedict XVI (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

New Yorkers React To Reports Of Vatican Sex Ring Scandal, Pope’s Resignation

Many New Yorkers at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Saturday – but not all – dismissed the reports that a scandal had a role in the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.

02/23/2013

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

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

St. Patrick's Cathedral/ file (credit: Kristin Thorne /CBS 2)

Worshippers Surprised By Pope’s Announcement

At St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, many were saddened by the news.

02/11/2013

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

Timothy Cardinal Dolan At Christmas Day Mass (credit: CBS 2)

Cardinal Dolan, Faithful Celebrate Christmas At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

“Christmas happens to be all about repair, restoration, and renewal,” Timothy Cardinal Dolan said. “Today, bells chime in joy rather than toll in sorrow. Terror is quelled by truces, as even war pauses.”

12/25/2012

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

Timothy Cardinal Dolan blesses workers at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Midtown Manhattan - Aug 30, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Dolan Blesses Workers Restoring St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Hard hats in hand, the workers restoring St. Patrick’s Cathedral were blessed with holy water and praised by Timothy Cardinal Dolan on Thursday.

08/31/2012

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (file / credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Ed Koch Applauds Russian Justice System In ‘Pussy Riot’ Case

There has been nearly unanimous outrage over the two-year jail sentence handed down for the members of the Russian punk band, but Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is defending the punishment.

08/22/2012

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