Cardinal Dolan

Editorial & Opinion
RHA’s Fallout in New York

The fallout continues here in the Archdiocese of New York over the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) ingloriously …

Vocation of Marriage

On any given day, you’ll find me and Dennis running the gauntlet of modern family life. If …

Adventure in Catholic Terms: ‘You Were Made for Greatness’

All afternoon I had been hunkered over my MacBook, perched above a frozen lake …

A Window Into Vermeer’s World

Johannes Vermeer’s “Allegory of the Catholic Faith” provides …

Away With the Lord

During the course of the year, my office has two separate silent retreats for men who are discerning the priesthood. The first of these is at the beginning of the Advent season and the second during …

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McCarrick Removed From Priesthood After Being Found Guilty of Abuse

Pope Francis has confirmed the removal from the priesthood of Theodore E. McCarrick, the 88-year-old former cardinal and archbishop of Washington.

Cardinal Reaffirms Archdiocese’s Commitment to Pregnant Women in Need

Cardinal Dolan, backed by clergy, religious and lay professionals, reaffirmed the archdiocese’s long-standing commitment to stand with all pregnant women who seek its assistance.

Sainthood Causes of Blessed Newman, Cardinal Mindszenty Advance

Pope Francis has signed a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed John Henry Newman, the English cardinal, clearing the way for his canonization. The Vatican …

Actor Gary Sinise Describes His Road to the Catholic Church

Gary Sinise, the actor perhaps best known for playing Lieutenant Dan in the 1994 movie “Forrest Gump,” followed an unusual path to becoming a Catholic. In a Feb. 4 telephone interview with …
Our Faith

Vatican Summit Opens With Acknowledgment of Evil Committed

Opening the Vatican summit on child protection and the clerical sexual abuse crisis, Pope Francis said, “The holy people of God are watching and are awaiting from us not simple, predictable condemnations, but concrete and effective measures” to stop abuse.

To Know God Is to Know Love, Pope Says at Audience

When speaking to God as a father, Christians experience a love that goes beyond human love and affection, which can be unpredictable and mired by selfishness, Pope Francis said.

Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments on 2020 Citizenship Census Question

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear oral arguments in April about the President Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census and its decision will come just in the nick of time, since the Census Bureau needs to begin printing forms for the every-10 years-questionnaire this summer.

Father Augustus Tolton Sainthood Cause Advances

The canonization cause for Father Augustus Tolton is just one step away from going to Pope Francis for the priest to be declared “venerable.”

Pope Names Dallas’ Former Bishop to Serve as Chamberlain

Pope Francis has named Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, 71, the prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life, to serve as the camerlengo or chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church.
Schools Coverage

Career Day

Students at St. Angela Merici School in the Bronx took part in a Career Day panel of judges, lawyers, court officers, court reporters, social workers and interpreters. The Bronx Catholic Guild and …

Fun Day at Our Lady of Pompeii

Cardinal Dolan celebrates Catholic Schools Week at Our Lady of Pompeii School in Greenwich Village Jan. 30. His visit began with Mass in the church, followed by a tour of the school.

Seven Catholic Elementary Schools to Close in June

Seven Catholic elementary schools—two in Manhattan and the Bronx, and one each on Staten Island and in Dutchess and Sullivan counties—will close at the end of this school year. The Office of …

Improved Enrollment Key to Keeping Schools Open

Shortly after the New Year, I took a personal weekend and flew to Ireland.  While I always cherish a visit to the Emerald Isle, this was not really a “vacation” and I certainly …

Mejoramiento de la Clave de Matriculas para Mantener las Escuelas Abiertas

Poco después del Año Nuevo, tomé un fin de semana personal e hice un viaje a Irlanda. Siempre aprecio una visita a la Isla Esmeralda, pero esto no fue realmente unas “vacaciones” y, …