St. Patrick’s Cathedral

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

Catholic Mass At St. Patrick's Cathedral

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Set To Undergo $177 Million Restoration

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the New York City landmark and seat of the Archdiocese of New York, is about to undergo a huge restoration — the kind of facelift that only three years and $177 million can provide.

07/07/2012

Prime Burger is closing on Saturday, May 26, 2012 after 74 years at 5 East 51st Street. (credit: Google Maps)

After 74 Years Of Business, Famed Prime Burger Set To Close Its Doors For Good

A piece of classic New York will close on Saturday night at 7 p.m. The Prime Burger restaurant — across from St. Patrick’s Cathedral on E. 51st Street — has been around since 1964.

05/26/2012

Cardinal Timothy Dolan announces a $175 million facelift to St. Patrick's Cathedral on Saturday, March 17, 2012 (credit: WCBS 880)

Cardinal Dolan Announces $175 Million Facelift To St. Patrick’s Cathedral

“The bricks are crumbling and falling. The renowned windows are rattling and splitting. The heat, the air and the plumbing is old,” said Cardinal Dolan.

03/17/2012

Revelers cheer on the marchers during the 251st annual St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NYC Goes Green For 251st Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

Saint Patrick’s Day parade is a vibrant, colorful celebration of Irish culture, complete with flags, bands, Irish dancers and much more and it draws fans from all over the world.

03/17/2012

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St. Patrick’s Cathedral Set For $175 Million Renovation

Cardinal Timothy Dolan is expected to announce the renovation, which is slated to begin at the end of April, on Saturday.

03/16/2012

(Photo: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Big Crowds Expected For NYC’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday on Fifth Avenue at 44th Street and forecasters are calling for high temperatures of around 60 degrees.

03/16/2012

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