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Stephen Colbert on Pope Francis, Cardinal Dolan and (of Course) Stephen Colbert
Originally Posted: 10/18/2013 - 4:50pm | Type: Blog

The great and the good — and lots of politicians and TV pundits, too — gathered Thursday to hear comedian Stephen Colbert roast and toast everyone from Pope Francis to his host for the evening, Cardinal Timoth ...

N.Y. Cardinal Timothy Dolan Defends Obama Invitation to Al Smith Dinner
Originally Posted: 08/15/2012 - 4:45pm | Type: Blog

The nonpartisan charity dinner is a time for civility, engagement, and dialogue, New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan wrote. New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan defended his invitation of ...

Dolan Criticized for Inviting Obama to Al Smith Dinner
Originally Posted: 08/06/2012 - 4:54pm | Type: Blog

By tradition, the storied Al Smith Dinner has provided a few hours of comic relief from the angry volleys of the campaign trail. But this year's event is drawing criticism. N ...