(CNA, by Ann Schneible) New York’s archbishop is listed among the signatories in a letter last week to Pope Francis over whether this year’s Synod on the Family lacked the “openness and genuine collegiality” needed to accomplish its purpose, it was revealed Monday. In the letter dated Oct. 5, Cardinal Timothy Dolan and the other prelates … Read More
Cardinal Dolan posted to his blog: “This comes to you from the Shrine of Knock, in Ireland, on a pilgrimage with 150 others from the archdiocese and elsewhere. It was here, on August 23, 1879, that our Blessed Mother, St. Joseph, St. John the Evangelist, and the “Lamb of God” appeared to dozens of stunned, … Read More
(Catholic Herald) Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has led 180 pilgrims from the US city to Ireland’s Knock Shrine. The pilgrimage is the first from New York to the shrine in County Mayo, and the chartered flight is the first transatlantic service to the nearby airport in eight years. Welcoming the cardinal and the … Read More
An agreement has been signed with Villanova University for a two-year course aimed at freeing priests for pastoral service. (Vatican Insider, Marco Tosatti) Freeing priests from administrative duties in parishes so they can spend more of their time concentrating on pastoral care: this is the philosophy behind a new initiative introduced by the Archdiocese of New … Read More
Cardinal Dolan, Cardinal Archbishop of New York, explains the meaning of the Act of Contrition in this Lenten video.