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Cardinal: Slain Newtown Teacher's Life 'Like Jesus'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.21.2012 | Religion

For trying to shield her student as both died in the gunfire, Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Anne Marie Murphy earned perhaps the highest praise...

Obama, Romney Trade Zingers At Al Smith Dinner

Reuters | Steve Holland and Andy Sullivan | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Locked in a tense race with time running out, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney took time of...

Jaweed Kaleem

Top Catholic Archbishop Prays At DNC, Alludes To Abortion And Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.07.2012 | Religion

Offering a benediction to close the Democratic National Convention, Cardinal Timothy Dolan largely stuck to a similar script as he did when praying in...

Please Write Cardinal Dolan Now

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 11.06.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

Even if both parties seek him to invoke God's blessings on them, we are confronting one aspect of his work: the hierarchy's stern criticism of American nuns, and its campaign to deny some women insurance coverage for contraception.

Found: The Perfect Catholic Convention Speaker

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 10.29.2012 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

For a small fee, I will address one (or, fingers crossed, both) conventions and will do a fine job. Here is a list of my qualifications, plus why I'll get out the vote for your party, should I be invited by your wonderful party, which, by the way, I have always supported.

Dances With Hacks: Bishops As Politicians

Michael D'Antonio | Posted 10.27.2012 | Religion
Michael D'Antonio

Long a bouquet of shy wallflowers compared with evangelicals, Catholic bishops are at last joining the dance at the Republican party. The Catholic hierarchs are abandoning the restraint that once made them credible as moral leaders above the partisan fray.

Irish Eyes Aren't Smiling Over New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan's Seminary Probe

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 06.20.2012 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) Cardinal Timothy Dolan loves to play up his Irish roots, which is no surprise given Dolan's famous Gaelic gregariousness and his role a...

Cardinal Dolan's Blackmail For Jesus: The Empire Strikes Back

Michele Somerville | Posted 07.31.2012 | Religion
Michele Somerville

If Timothy Dolan is to be believed, he's ready to sacrifice the poor -- many of whom are elderly, juvenile, disabled and infirm -- in Christ's name, for the greater good of wining the war against contraception.

You'll Never Guess Who Cardinal Dolan Tweeted About

Posted 05.09.2012 | Religion

Timothy Cardinal Dolan has officially joined Twitter, and the notoriously humorous Vatican official wasted no time making jokes on his account. In...

Cardinal Dolan Responds To My Open Letter

Carl Siciliano | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Carl Siciliano

Recently I published an open letter to Cardinal Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, calling his attention to the epidemic numbers of LGBT youth being rejected by their parents and forced into homelessness. Last week I received the following reply from Cardinal Dolan.

Cardinal Dolan, Stop Endangering LGBT Youth

Carl Siciliano | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Carl Siciliano

I am writing to you on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of LGBT youths who have been driven from their homes by parents unwilling or unable to accept their own children because they are gay.

Santorum, Cardinal Dolan And The Tinfoil Hat: Who Gets Into The Public Square?

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 05.05.2012 | Religion
G. Elijah Dann

Santorum and Dolan are at least right on one point. No one should be saying that religious people can't participate in the public square. The reality is, however, the public square has a cacophony of voices.

The "Intellectual" Gurus of the Extreme Santorum/Romney Religious Right That the Media Has (mostly) Ignored

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 04.30.2012 | Media
Frank Schaeffer

Romney is a fake religious right "conservative." But the fact that he has to pretend to be to the right of the Pope on "social issues" tells us all we need to know about the intellectual climate inside today's Republican Party. How did the Republicans get to be this way?

Catholics and Muslims In NYC And Beyond Work Together To Help The Neediest

Sarah Sayeed, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2012 | Religion
Sarah Sayeed, Ph.D.

Both Islam and Catholicism share a deep commitment to service, and Catholics and Muslims can benefit the wider society by working together.

Don't Judge This Christian By Her Cover

Meredith A. Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Meredith A. Bennett-Smith

We as a society have become so polarized of late, the belief in a higher power has become a caricature, used to label vast groups of actually quite diverse peoples for the purpose of sweeping, often ignorant rhetoric and ideological cable network warfare.

Cardinal Feeds Hungry On Ash Wednesday

Posted 02.22.2012 | Religion

The Franciscans of Holy Name Province welcomed Cardinal Timothy Dolan to the more than 80-year-old St. Francis Breadline in New York City on Ash Wedne...

New Cardinals Represent Pope's Vision For Church's Future

Reuters | Posted 04.19.2012 | Religion

* Pope elevates 22 prelates to high rank of cardinal * 18 are cardinal electors allowed to choose next pope * Among prom...