Cardinal Dolan will pray at Trump inauguration

The New York archbishop is among six clergy members who will offer prayers or scripture readings for the incoming president

Six prominent clergy members — including a Catholic cardinal, black and Hispanic Protestant leaders and a rabbi — will pray at Donald Trump’s inauguration. The inaugural committee told The Post on Wednesday that Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Rev. Franklin Graham, Rabbi Marvin Hier, Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez and Pastor Paula White will all give readings … [Read more...]

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Beatification cause of Fulton Sheen back on track

Body transfer from New York to Peoria no longer obstacle

  The following comes from a June 15 story on Catholic World News The stalled beatification cause of Archbishop Fulton Sheen could soon resume, thanks to a petition by his family members weighing in on where he should be buried. Joan Sheen Cunningham, the archbishop’s oldest living relative, was joined by other relatives of the archbishop in filing the legal … [Read more...]

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After failing in legislature, assisted suicide advocates turn to courts

Crucial case has first hearing in San Diego tomorrow

The following comes from a July 15 California Catholic Conference article: Having fallen short of winning the California legislature’s approval for physician-assisted suicide, advocates for the highly controversial practice are now are focusing on the courts.  Other end runs are probably also in the works. "Compassion and Choices," which has been working to legalize … [Read more...]

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Dolanized

Time to cancel the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Al Smith Dinner

The following comes from a Sept. 5 story by David Gibson of Religious News Service. Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s positive reaction to this week’s decision by organizers of New York’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade to allow gay groups to march under their own banners initially drew charitable responses in many Catholic Church circles. But it didn’t take long for conservative … [Read more...]

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