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Cardinal Dolan decries proposal to expand abortion access

Jan 9, 2013 - 06:03 pm .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York expressed “great disappointment” in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's announcement to move forward with the state's proposed Reproductive Health Act.

Cardinal Dolan calls bishops to conversion at annual meeting

Nov 12, 2012 - 12:12 pm .- The mission of evangelization, which is critical to the calling of every bishop, must begin with penance and interior renewal, said Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, president of the U.S. bishops' conference.

Pope, Cardinal Dolan urge Obama to respect life and religious freedom

Nov 7, 2012 - 10:01 am .- Catholic leaders are calling on President Barack Obama to respect the fundamental American principles of life and religious liberty after he won a second term in office.

Cardinal Dolan sees heartbreak, hope in Sandy's wake

Nov 2, 2012 - 04:01 am .- In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy’s destructive passage across the East Coast, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York expressed his “solidarity in love and prayer with so many who are suffering.”

Al Smith dinner includes religious freedom references amid humor

Oct 19, 2012 - 12:06 pm .- An annual Catholic fundraising dinner with both major presidential candidates provided a night of laughter, as well as reminders of the Church’s battle to defend its religious freedom against the federal contraception mandate.

Pope sending Cardinal Dolan on peace mission to Syria

Oct 17, 2012 - 04:41 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York will be part of a papal delegation to Syria that will voice “fraternal solidarity” with the Syrian people and encourage peace amid the country’s violent conflict.

Call to New Evangelization is universal, Cardinal Dolan says

Oct 15, 2012 - 11:30 am .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said at an Oct. 15 press briefing for the ongoing Synod for New Evangelization that all Catholics must witness to their faith to the modern world.

Cardinal Dolan sees hope and promise for US evangelism

Oct 12, 2012 - 04:00 am .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York addressed the Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization at the Vatican on Oct. 11, speaking about how positive and negative aspects of life in the U.S. affect the prospects of the Catholic Church flourishing.

Cardinal Dolan: Confession is the sacrament of New Evangelization

Oct 9, 2012 - 02:15 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York told the synod of bishops gathered at the Vatican that “the primary sacrament of the New Evangelization is the sacrament of penance.”

NY bishops say government, private charities should ease poverty

Oct 3, 2012 - 02:03 am .- Church leaders in New York called for continued efforts by both government and private charities to address high levels of poverty while respecting the human dignity of the poor.

Cardinal Dolan and Stephen Colbert talk faith at Fordham

Sep 19, 2012 - 05:47 pm .- Fordham University students were treated to a rare opportunity last week when they packed an auditorium to hear Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan and television comedian Stephen Colbert trade jokes and discuss faith.

Cardinal Dolan says religious freedom means leaving faith alone

Sep 13, 2012 - 04:01 am .- Religious freedom in the United States has historically been understood as allowing religion to “flourish unfettered from government intrusion,” said Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York.

Cardinal Dolan prays for life, religious liberty at DNC

Sep 7, 2012 - 11:37 am .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s final benediction at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night called for blessings on the delegates, asked God for the “courage” to defend life and prayed for the renewal of “a profound respect for religious liberty.”

Government's purpose is to serve citizens, Cardinal Dolan says

Sep 1, 2012 - 05:03 pm .- Those seeking public office should remember the primary goal of government is to serve its citizens, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York said at the Republican National Convention.

Knights encouraged by Cardinal Dolan backing civility pledge

Aug 29, 2012 - 04:00 am .- The Knights of Columbus are “very encouraged” by Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s request that U.S. presidential and vice presidential candidates sign a civility pledge developed by the Catholic charitable fraternity.

Democrats join Republicans in booking Cardinal Dolan for final prayer

Aug 28, 2012 - 10:31 am .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York has accepted an invitation to offer the closing prayer at the upcoming Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

Cardinal Dolan to give benediction at Republican convention

Aug 22, 2012 - 05:07 pm .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, head of the U.S. Catholic bishops' conference, has been invited to offer the closing prayer at the upcoming Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

Cardinal Dolan: Obama invite is not an award or platform

Aug 15, 2012 - 05:04 pm .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York defended his decision to invite President Barack Obama to a traditional fundraising dinner as being an effort to engage, not endorse, the president.

Cardinal Dolan: strong marriages critical for healthy society

Aug 8, 2012 - 02:51 pm .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York called for renewed efforts to build strong marriages, which he said serve as the foundation for a healthy society and a witness of God's love.

Cardinal Dolan sees US as 'mission territory'

Jul 17, 2012 - 04:41 pm .- The U.S. and other Western nations are “mission territory” for the Catholic Church in modern times, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York stressed in a July 17 online posting.

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