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Respond, But How? What We're Missing On Syria
Originally Posted: 09/05/2013 - 1:28pm | Type: Blog

The jump we often make from just causes and moral cases to military actions reveals our dependence on old habits of war as our only response to conflict and injustice. It also reveals our lack of imagination f ...

The Cardinal on Colbert: Dolan Does Comedy Central
Originally Posted: 09/05/2013 - 9:02am | Type: Blog

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and the most famous funny man in the American hierarchy, went on The Colbert Report Tuesday night to trade ...

Will Former Palin Adviser Help or Hurt Bishops’ Media Woes?
Originally Posted: 04/29/2013 - 6:05pm | Type: Blog

A former adviser to Sarah Palin and an attorney with a long record of advocating conservative causes, will become the first spokeswoman for the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the USCCB a ...

Cardinal Dolan: Catholic Church Could Do Better on Gay Outreach
Originally Posted: 04/01/2013 - 3:44pm | Type: Blog

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the top U.S. Catholic prelate, says the Roman Catholic Church has to make sure that its defense of traditional marriage is not reduced to an attack on gays and lesbians. ...

Catholic Bishops Reject New Contraception Proposals
Originally Posted: 02/07/2013 - 5:57pm | Type: Blog

The nation’s Catholic bishops on Thursday rejected the Obama administration’s latest proposals to broaden accommodations for religious groups in regulations that require insurance companies or employers to pro ...

Catholic Bishops Fail to Agree on Statement on the Economy
Originally Posted: 11/14/2012 - 12:38pm | Type: Blog

A divided Catholic hierarchy on Tuesday failed to agree on a statement about the economy after a debate that revealed sharp differences over the kind of social justice issues that were once a hallmark of the b ...

Chastened Catholic Bishops Told They Have to Reform Themselves
Originally Posted: 11/13/2012 - 10:31am | Type: Blog

After sweeping setbacks to the hierarchy’s agenda on Election Day, New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Monday told U.S. Catholic bishops that they must now examine their own failings, confess their sins and ref ...

Is There a Political Plan B for the Bishops?
Originally Posted: 11/12/2012 - 1:29pm | Type: Blog

Clearly the political strategy of the bishops is not working. So where do the bishops go from here? As the bishops gather in Baltimore this week for their annual meeting, they li ...

Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s GOP Convention Blessing Prompts Debate
Originally Posted: 08/24/2012 - 10:15am | Type: Blog

The news that New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the nation’s most prominent Catholic prelate, will deliver the closing blessing to the Republican National Convention in Florida next week was seen as a huge coup ...

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 ...

No Joke: Dolan-Colbert ‘Catholic Comedy Slam’ Gets Media Blackout
Originally Posted: 08/10/2012 - 2:56pm | Type: Blog

Organizers of the Catholic comedy slam, set for Sept. 14 at Jesuit-run Fordham University in New York, have announced a total media blackout of the event. News that Comedy Central ...