Tag Archives: Cardinal Dolan

Shadows and Obfuscation in New York

Liam sent this link in another thread, but I thought the story of parish closings in a prominent archdiocese deserved its own thread for your commentary. On Tuesday night, for example, Charles Shaw, a parishioner at St. Joseph’s parish in … Continue reading

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Damage Control

I assume it was a plan to release a mid-meeting document from the synod. Why was it a surprise? Josephine McKenna at RNS reports on admitted “damage control,” or at least that’s what it looks like to Cardinal Wilfrid Napier: … Continue reading

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One things about the internet, call it great or not, is that it lends itself to easy editing in many fora. I read Msgr Charles Pope’s post on Cardinal Dolan opening up the floodgates of Sodom and Gomorrah to wash … Continue reading

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Crux Chats Dolan

John Allen/Boston Globe‘s new site, Crux, has an extended interview with Cardinal Timothy Dolan. You know: the archbishop taking a lot of heat this week for the perception he’s caved in to LGBT folks and he’s snuffed the St Fulton … Continue reading

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Nauseated Catholics

RNS picked up the headline from Cardinal Dolan’s appearance in Milwaukee. New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan says one reason some Catholics have left the church is that they’ve been “shocked, saddened and nauseated by the sinful behavior” of some of … Continue reading

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Throwing the CDF Under The Bus

A lot of commentary throughout the blogosphere on the release of Milwaukee archdiocesan files on clergy sex abuse. I see Cardinal Dolan taking heat for payoffs and shuttling $57M into a cemetery fund. These are matters for prudential and legal … Continue reading

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Ticking Off

The Catholic Church has led the way in addressing the sexual abuse of minors, said the new chairman of the National Review Board. Francesco C. Cesareo, president of Assumption College in Worcester and a member of the review board for … Continue reading

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