Tag Archives: Cardinal Dolan

Habemus Papam!

After just two days of the conclave, Habemus Papam (we have a pope)! Shortly after 6:30 PM in Rome, white smoke billowed from the Sistine Chapel indicating the cardinals had selected a successor to Peter. An hour later, French Cardinal …

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Cardinal Dolan Prays for Life and Religious Liberty as DNC Convention closes

Many have expressed concern about Cardinal Dolan closing the Democratic National Committee Convention in prayer. The Diocese of Charlotte has posted the C-SPAN footage of his closing benediction. Watch as one of the first things he does is pray for …

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Cardinal Dolan Closes RNC Convention in Prayer

Here is the transcript of Cardinal Dolan’s closing benediction at the RNC Convention Thursday, August 30, 2012: Almighty God, father of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Jesus, we beg your continued blessings on this sanctuary of freedom, and on all those …

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Spokesperson for Cardinal Dolan Statement on Benediction Invitation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 23, 2012 STATEMENT OF JOSEPH ZWILLING REGARDING BENEDICTION INVITATION Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, has accepted an invitation to deliver the closing prayer at next week’s Republican National Convention. Although it is usual church …

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Cardinal Dolan “White House strangling Catholic church”; White House responds

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, talks to CBS This Morning’s Charlie Rose and Erica Hill about the lawsuit filed by 43 Catholic organizations over the Obama administration violating our religious liberties. Then White House …

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Catholic Advocate President Discusses Religious Liberty Lawsuits on MSNBC

Catholic Advocate President Matt Smith appeared on MSNBC this morning to discuss the 12 lawsuits filed yesterday defending our religious liberties.

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Cardinal Dolan: President Obama’s Remarks on Marriage ‘Deeply Saddening’

WASHINGTON—Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), issued the following statement: “President Obama’s comments today in support of the redefinition of marriage are deeply saddening. As I stated in my public letter to the President …

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Cardinal Burke Explains Bishops’ Tough Stand on HHS Mandate

Cardinal Raymond Burke, the highest-ranking U.S. prelate in the Vatican, has described the HHS mandate as a temptation for Catholics to “materially and formally” cooperate with evil. Or, to put it simply, any Catholic who obeys the government mandate is …

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Dolan Urges Catholics to Become More Active in Politics

Twice this past week, Cardinal Timothy Dolan urged the laity to be more engaged in political life. His remarks follow his return from Rome where he was elevated to the College of Cardinals. Prior to his public comments, the Cardinal …

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