Cardinal Timothy Dolan

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Remains of statues vandalized at Our Lady of Mercy parish in New York City, July17, 2021. Credit: Diocese of Brooklyn.

Cardinal Dolan laments attacks on houses of worship in Religious Freedom Day message

Jan 15, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Attacking houses of worship and religious art is akin to attacking the community who prays there, said Cardinal Timothy Dolan... Read more

Surveillance footage shows a man hammering at the Our Lady of Fatima statue located outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 5, 2021.

Here's the latest update on the attack on the Our Lady of Fatima statue in D.C.

Jan 14, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Police say they have identified a person of interest after releasing security camera footage of a man damaging an Our... Read more

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Human rights begin in the womb, Cardinal Dolan says

Oct 23, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The first step to ending all forms of violence in society— whether related to crime, racism, or poverty— is ending... Read more

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Cardinal Dolan emphasizes hope amid global religious persecution

Jul 16, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

There is reason for hope for global religious freedom, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York told an international gathering of... Read more

Chinese Civil Rights Activist Chen Guangcheng, featured here at a talk at Catholic University of America, will speak at the IRF event July 13-15.

Charter ahead of international summit affirms religious freedom "for Everyone, Everywhere, All the Time"

Jun 29, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Ahead of the International Religious Freedom Summit 2021 (IRF Summit), co-chairs Samuel Brownback and Katrina Lantos Swett, along with the... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York attends the No Hate. No Fear. Solidarity March at Columbus Park, Jan. 5, 2020.

Cardinal Dolan quarantining after contact with COVID-positive individual

Jan 29, 2021

The Archdiocese of New York announced Thursday that Cardinal Timothy Dolan is quarantining after “close contact” with someone who tested... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York attends the No Hate. No Fear. Solidarity March at Columbus Park, Jan. 5, 2020.

Cardinal Dolan: Catholics more 'hung up' on abortion as Biden administration looms

Jan 13, 2021

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has explained why Catholics are not ashamed of being 'hung up’ on abortion, especially... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York attends the No Hate. No Fear. Solidarity March at Columbus Park, Jan. 5, 2020.

Cardinal Dolan condemns 'ugly and unlawful' defacement of St Patrick’s cathedral

Jan 6, 2021

Cardinal Timothy Dolan has denounced the defacement of St. Patrick’s Cathedral after protesters spray painted graffiti on its exterior.  Read more

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Bishops hail medical conscience protection by Trump administration

Dec 17, 2020

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York and Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City praised the administration's actions as “concrete steps... Read more

Cardinal Dolan: Stories of persecuted Christians should move hearts

Nov 22, 2020

American Christians must be better advocates for the world’s persecuted Christians, said speakers at a Thursday event featuring victims of... Read more

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Supreme Court hears arguments in Philadelphia adoption case

Nov 4, 2020

On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court heard arguments on a Pennsylvania adoption case, as senior U.S. bishops warned of the... Read more

Cardinal Dolan speaks during a conference on communications at Santa Croce University in Rome on April 29, 2014.

Dolan says Barrett is 'best candidate' for SCOTUS seat

Oct 1, 2020

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York called Judge Amy Coney Barrett the “best candidate” for the Supreme... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan attends Columbus Day parade in New York City.

Republican convention highlights religious freedom on night one

Aug 25, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The first night of the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte featured prayers from a cardinal, appeals to religious freedom... Read more

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Cardinal Dolan to pray at Republican National Convention

Aug 18, 2020

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York will offer a prayer at the opening of the Republican National Convention next week,... Read more

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Religious freedom is 'foremost' in unalienable rights, US commission reports

Jul 16, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A draft report Thursday from an advisory body to the U.S. State Department on human rights says that religious freedom... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York attends the No Hate. No Fear. Solidarity March at Columbus Park, Jan. 5, 2020.

Cardinal Dolan: AP report on paycheck loan program 'misleading at best'

Jul 15, 2020

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has written a response to an Associated Press report that characterized Catholic participation in... Read more

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Cardinal Dolan blesses the remains of immigrants who died from coronavirus

Jul 15, 2020

Cardinal Timothy Dolan blessed July 11 the remains of over 200 Mexican immigrants who died from coronavirus complications in New... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan attends Columbus Day parade in New York City.

Criticism of Cardinal Dolan letter 'silly,' Weigel publisher says

Jul 14, 2020

By JD Flynn

The publisher of a new book by papal biographer George Weigel said Tuesday that it sent Weigel’s latest text to... Read more

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn. CNA file photo

Brooklyn Catholic Bishop DiMarzio denies ‘libelous’ accusations of abuse

Jun 4, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn has denied a second allegation of sexual abuse, and said he is considering taking legal... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York says Mass at St. Peter's Basilica, Oct. 1, 2015.

Cardinal Dolan making pastoral visit to Cuba

Feb 10, 2020

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York is in the midst of a visit to Cuba, having been invited to the... Read more