Dolan meets privately with Obama

I had gotten wind of this earlier in the week, but this is the first I’ve seen it in print: President Obama met quietly with New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan Nov. 8, the White House has confirmed. Dolan is the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. The men discussed a range of issues [Read More...]

Dolan to inmates: "All of us are sinners"

One of the most famous bishops in America — maybe the most famous? — marked Lent with a visit to a local prison. From a Staten Island website: The modest chapel at the Arthur Kill Correctional Facility in Charleston is a daily source of comfort and redemption for dozens of the prison’s 950 inmates. Today, [Read More...]

Meet Archbishop Dolan's broadcaster brother

Another Dolan is making his mark on the Church — this one, from behind microphone. From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Vince Lombardi was the unofficial pope of Green Bay, and Mike McCarthy is a good Catholic boy. And while there is no tangible evidence that God is a Packers fan, it can’t hurt to fill [Read More...]