Tag: Timothy Cardinal Dolan

Delusional or Mendacious

Timothy Cardinal Dolan: While everyone is invited to march in the parade and all are welcome, no one is permitted to use it for causes that are extrinsic to its origins.   Life Site News: Organizers of New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade have stopped two pro-life groups from participating in the traditionally Catholic

Cardinal O’Connor, Paul Castellano, Cardinal Dolan and Mario Cuomo

  Back in December of 1985 Cardinal John O’Connor forbade a Catholic funeral mass for Mafia kingpin Paul Castellano: Finn said a public Mass was banned because of the ”notoriety” of Castellano’s background. The decision was made to avoid giving the appearance of church approval of the crime syndicate, Finn said. Castellano, 70, had been

Cardinal Dolan: Company Man III

Hmmm,  a debate has arisen on Saint Blogs as to whether Timothy Cardinal Dolan is a fool or a careerist.  Kevin O’Brien at Waiting for Godot to Leave addresses the controversy:   For those of you who haven’t been following, let me summarize in brief.  Cardinal Dolan has given what I consider to be a

The Farce Continues

  What was formerly known as the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City continues to demonstrate that tolerance these days is most definitely a one way street:   A conservative Roman Catholic group severed its 20-year ties with the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Thursday, a week after event organizers

Cardinal Dolan: Company Man II

    Timothy Cardinal Dolan continues to be the perfect Company Man.  Matt Abbott gives us the details: In addition to the embarrassing saga involving Holy Innocents Church and Father Justin Wylie, we now have this: A homosexual activist group will march in New York’s St. Patrick’s Day parade next year, with the tacit approval

HHS Mandate Fight Not Going Away

One of the many dreadful results of the American people deciding to give the Southside Messiah another four years to see how much of the country he can gut, is that the struggle over the HHS mandate will not be resolved by Congress simply reversing the initiative of the Obama administration. Lawsuits against the HHS

Barbed Laughs

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney appeared tonight at the Al Smith Dinner and gave the usual humorous speeches.  A few observations: 1.  Romney the Standup Comic-I was surprised at how well Romney did.  Comedy and Mitt Romney would seem to be mutually exclusive concepts, but he had good timing and delivered an effective series of jokes. 

Two Memorable Events From Last Night

  Two events from last night stand out.  First, Timothy Cardinal Dolan praying for the unborn at the Democrat Convention in his closing prayer.  Just such an eventuality is why the Democrat powers that be didn’t want the Cardinal to be there to begin with.  Good for the Cardinal. Second, Jennifer Granholm, former Democrat governor of

The Anti-Catholic Party

Cardinal Dolan yesterday released this statement regarding Obama’s announcement that he had “evolved” and now, as he did in 1996 when first asked about it, supports gay marriage:   May 9, 2012 WASHINGTON—Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), issued the following statement: President Obama’s comments today in support of

The White House Hopes For Schism

Timothy Cardinal Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York has been a leader in the fight against the HHS Mandate.  Below is an update that he gave on the current status of that battle this week.  His remarks are fascinating on several grounds.  Here are a few observations: 1.  Schism.  The Cardinal believes that the White