Tag: Cardinal Timothy Dolan

In TV interview, Steve Bannon slams church, bishops over immigration

In TV interview, Steve Bannon slams church, bishops over immigration

| Rhina Guidos | September 7, 2017 | 6 Comments

In an interview set to air Sept. 10 on the CBS TV program “60 Minutes,” former White House strategist Steve Bannon criticized the Catholic Church and U.S. bishops for their views on immigration, saying “they need illegal aliens to fill the pews.”

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As Trump and Pope Francis meet, peace offerings in person and via Twitter

As Trump and Pope Francis meet, peace offerings in person and via Twitter

| Rhina Guidos | May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The New York archbishop said the pope probably speaks about the same topics to other world leaders, but “I think he especially would to the president of the strongest, mightiest power on the face of the earth.”

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Cardinal Dolan slams DNC pledge to support only pro-abortion candidates

Cardinal Dolan slams DNC pledge to support only pro-abortion candidates

| April 27, 2017 | 23 Comments

The cardinal’s April 26 statement was in reaction to recent comments by DNC chair Tom Perez who said: “Every Democrat, like every American, should support a woman’s right to make her own choices about her body and her health. That is not negotiable and should not change city by city or state by state.”

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New York cardinal to participate in Trump inauguration

New York cardinal to participate in Trump inauguration

| Rhina Guidos | December 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan will take part in the upcoming presidential inauguration of Republican Donald Trump.

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Gloves come off at 71st annual Al Smith Dinner in New York

Gloves come off at 71st annual Al Smith Dinner in New York

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Donald J. Trump stepped over yet another invisible line of the contentious presidential race Oct. 20, many of the 1,500 people at 71st annual dinner of the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation broke historic precedent to boo him.

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Keeping with tradition, Colbert lobs good-natured barbs at Smith dinner

Keeping with tradition, Colbert lobs good-natured barbs at Smith dinner

| Beth Griffin | October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

Colbert, host of “The Colbert Report” on Comedy Central, followed the tradition of the charity event by lobbing good-natured barbs at Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York and other religious, political and philanthropic leaders who shared the three-tiered dais at the charity event.

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Cardinal Dolan shares conclave experience

Cardinal Dolan shares conclave experience

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Praying in Rome: Reflections on the Conclave and Electing Pope Francis,” an e-book written by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York and president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, came out July 19.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – March 14, 2013

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – March 14, 2013

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

“This is beautiful. This is the most loving experience, how an election should be. I wish all the elections in the world could be like that: in an atmosphere of prayer.”
— Honduran Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa, who was part of the 2005 conclave that elected Pope Benedict XVI, describing the atmosphere of a conclave

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – March 29, 2012

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – March 29, 2012

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

“I don’t think I’ll ever dance the way I used to dance — and that’s part of the sacrifice — but at the same time, God has opened many doors for me to use it and to use it for his kingdom.”
— David Rider, a former professional tap dancer who is now a New York archdiocesan seminarian attending the Pontifical North American College in Rome

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