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Cardinal Dolan slams Trump's 'virulent' immigration remarks

Jul 29, 2015 - 04:11 pm .- For Cardinal Dolan, the “virulent strain” of American nativism is not a thing of the past – it's alive, well and seeded in presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent remarks on the topic of immigration.

Don't give up hope, Cardinal Dolan encourages after NYPD shooting

Dec 22, 2014 - 09:22 pm .- Despite the violence, darkness and confusion of the world, we can find hope and peace in the promise of Christ, said Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York in response to the killing of two police officers.

Extending an invitation: Synod prompts revamp in Church language

Oct 14, 2014 - 10:42 am .- The need to develop a new way of communicating Church teaching in contemporary society emerged in synod discussions last week, with specific emphasis given to expressions regarding life and moral issues.

NY cardinal: parade decision is matter of gay identity vs action

Sep 19, 2014 - 02:14 am .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan has clarified his support for the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, while acknowledging some remaining concerns amid the controversy over the parade’s decision to include an LGBT advocacy group.  

Cardinal Dolan: Ukraine 'flowing with blood,' America must speak up

Sep 17, 2014 - 01:51 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has urged U.S. Catholics to listen to the “chilling” pleas of Greek-Catholic bishops who say Ukraine is “flowing with blood” due to the Russian military’s actions.

New York Catholics angered over financial hit to students

Jun 25, 2014 - 04:44 pm .- Local Catholics are lamenting New York state legislators' move to deny a tax credit that would boost funding to create scholarships for students in need at private and religious schools.

Cardinal Dolan blesses pregnant mothers, unborn babies

Apr 18, 2014 - 01:59 pm .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York blessed 30 expectant mothers and their unborn children in an April 6 Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, offering a message of hope and love.

Newly-professed sisters celebrated as 'sign of hope'

Jun 14, 2013 - 12:02 am .- At a Brooklyn Mass where six Little Sisters of the Poor made their first vows, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan emphasized all the good that the order does for elderly poor around the world.

Cardinal Dolan honored by evangelicals for leadership

Apr 24, 2013 - 04:06 am .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York will receive the 2013 William Wilberforce Award this weekend from a group of Christians for his leadership in standing up for religious freedom.

Cardinal Dolan eager for conclave to start

Mar 10, 2013 - 09:15 am .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan told the press outside Our Lady of Guadalupe parish in Rome that he is anxious for the conclave to begin and that he feels peaceful now that the start date is known.

Cardinal Dolan named Notre Dame's 2013 commencement speaker

Mar 7, 2013 - 12:08 am .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame’s graduation ceremony on May 19.  

'Church changing big time,' says Cardinal Dolan

Mar 3, 2013 - 05:48 am .- An American cardinal said Sunday that the Catholic Church is undergoing a lot of changes.

Cardinal Dolan summons prayer for Pope Benedict

Feb 21, 2013 - 02:42 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York is calling on his archdiocese to pray in a particular way for Pope Benedict on Feb. 22, the Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.

Cardinal Dolan finds common ground with Obama on guns

Feb 20, 2013 - 02:00 am .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York highlighted President Barack Obama's “call for sensible steps on gun control,” noting that it is an area of agreement for the two leaders.

NY cardinals remember Mayor Koch as friend to Catholics

Feb 1, 2013 - 07:02 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Cardinal Edward Egan responded to the death of New York City Mayor Ed Koch with praise for the Jewish official's collaboration and friendship with Catholics.

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.

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