Timothy Cardinal Dolan
Pope Francis and Cardinal Timothy Dolan have denounced the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by Islamic State militants, with Dolan saying the attacks threaten “civilization itself.”
Francis confirmed Monday that he will attend the World Meeting of Families conference in Philadelphia in September 2015. Detailed plans for the visit won’t be announced until the spring or summer.
The New York Archdiocese on Wednesday said it will soon announce which parishes in the Lower Hudson Valley will merge or close.
The Pope has appointed three new bishops to serve under Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the current Archbishop.
Pope Francis spent his one-year anniversary Thursday in prayer – staying in a sparsely-furnished room on a retreat with priests outside Rome.
In a letter issued just before he went to Rome this week, Timothy Cardinal Dolan warned that his name could be connected with some bad publicity regarding his home archdiocese of St. Louis.
Timothy Cardinal Dolan said this week that while the lead-up to Christmas can be hectic, it is all worth it at the end.
That is what Christmas is all about; the giving of yourself in service to someone else.
A somber mass was held Sunday at a Staten Island church where a suspicious fire was being treated as a hate crime this weekend.
The deacon of the Holy Name of Mary Parish in Westchester County has been removed from ministry amid allegations of sexual abuse several years ago.
Instead of students lugging around heavy textbooks for each class, they are now required to have a laptop or tablet.
Timothy Cardinal Dolan said Wednesday that he welcomes the upcoming release of documents related to sexual abuse lawsuits filed against the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, where he previously served.
At the end of a week in which the U.S. Supreme Court considered two landmark cases, Timothy Cardinal Dolan said in interviews this Easter Sunday that gay and lesbian couples have a right to “happiness” and “friendship,” but not marriage.
New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan was among 103 of the 115 electors who arrived at the Vatican Monday morning, while the other dozen are en route.
Last week, Pope Benedict XVI stepped down, making him the first pope in 600 years to retire from the papacy. The Catholic church is temporarily without a leader.