Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Timothy Dolan’

Articles critical of Cardinal Dolan unpublished Comments 0

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Magazine articles critical of the flattering comments New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan made about President Donald Trump have been withdrawn from publication. Even though they have been withdrawn, one of the articles has been saved by a digital archive that allows people to see websites as they existed at various points in time. A link Read more

New York’s cardinal praises President Donald Trump Comments 0

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

New York’s cardinal, Timothy Dolan,  praised President Donald Trump last week during a group telephone call with 600 Catholic leaders and key White House staff. Responding to Trump’s request for their political support, Dolan thanked him for his leadership on pro-life and religious liberty issues. Trump responded by tweeting that he would be watching Sunday Read more

Biden wishes communion denial had not become media event Comments 0

Monday, November 4th, 2019

US Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden says a priest’s decision to deny him communion because of his views on abortion is “private matter”. He says he wishes the priest (Robert Morey) hadn’t taken the issue to the press. Biden, who is a life-long Catholic, says Morey’s move to inform the press is “not a position Read more

Archdiocese fully compliant with safeguarding policies Comments 0

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

A new report says the archdiocese of New York is fully compliant with the U.S. bishops’ safeguarding policies. The U.S. bishops have a zero tolerance policy in relation to abuse. They aim to have no priests or deacons in active ministry that have had claims of abuse substantiated. The report was prepared by Judge Barbara Read more

Tributes flow for Billy Graham Comments 0

Monday, February 26th, 2018

The late Billy Graham has drawn tributes from cardinals, bishops, priests and lay Catholics. Graham was a Southern Baptist evangelical preacher from the United States who was admired by many Catholics. He died last Wednesday aged 99. The Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan has paid tribute to Graham. “As anyone growing up in Read more

Honesty about church flaws is best policy Comments 0

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Cardinal Timothy Dolan says honesty, humbly and openly sharing the “wounds” and shortcomings of the church, might bring those who are alienated back to the practice of the faith. Using the image of the church as “our supernatural family … [which] priests, are called to image,” Dolan says human weakness has been a part of Read more

Steve Bannon: Church “terrible” to Trump; Church says Bannon’s preposterous Comments 0

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Cardinal Timothy Dolan  says claims by Steve Bannon that US Catholic bishops are only advocating for immigrants “for economic benefit and to fill pews” are “preposterous and rather insulting.” Bannon, who is a former adviser to president Trump, says he believes the church has been “terrible” to Mr. Trump on the issue of immigration. He Read more

New York archdiocese merges dozens of parishes Comments 0

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

New York archdiocese has moved to merge more than 50 of its 368 parishes with neighbouring parishes. In a column published online in Catholic New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan said 14 per cent of the archdiocese’s 368 parishes would undergo a “purgatory” of sorts and be merged with neighbours. “I wish it could be different. Read more

Softer language doesn’t mean softer teaching, cardinals say Comments 0

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Momentum is building at the synod on the family for a change in the language the Church uses in its teaching on sexuality. But that doesn’t mean a change in Church doctrine, two leading cardinals have said. “Everybody wants to show God’s love and mercy, but it also brings you to very difficult situations and Read more

Fulton Sheen beatification process on indefinite hold Comments 0

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The cause for beatification of American evangelist Archbishop Fulton Sheen has been suspended indefinitely because of a spat between two US dioceses. In a September 3 communiqué, the Diocese of Peoria, where Archbishop Sheen was born, announced that the cause was suspended “for the foreseeable future” and would be assigned to a Vatican archive. This Read more