Cardinal Timothy Dolan http://wamc.org en Cardinal Dolan, Bishops, Lobby For Education Tax Credit http://wamc.org/post/cardinal-dolan-bishops-lobby-education-tax-credit <p>New York City's Cardinal Timothy Dolan and bishops around the state lobbied Tuesday in Albany for a tax credit that would help Catholic schools.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Dolan and the bishops met with Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders to advocate for a new tax credit for charitable donations made for educational purposes. The legislation would eventually add up to $300 million a year for education, with half going to public school programs and half going to scholarships for students who attend private schools.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:55:33 +0000 Dave Lucas 86140 at http://wamc.org Cardinal Dolan, Bishops, Lobby For Education Tax Credit Cardinal Dolan celebrates mass with prison inmates http://wamc.org/post/cardinal-dolan-celebrates-mass-prison-inmates <p></p><table align="right" border="0" height="54" width="664"><tbody><tr><td class="mytext2" align="center" valign="top"><center>&nbsp;</center></td></tr></tbody></table><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>HAMLET OF WALLKILL – Cardinal Timothy Dolan visited the Shawangunk Correctional Facility in Wallkill Wednesday where he celebrated a special mass with inmates and staff as he delivered his Holy Week message of hope.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 12:44:00 +0000 Hank Gross 60892 at http://wamc.org Cardinal Dolan celebrates mass with prison inmates As Pope Benedict XVI Resigns, Professor Says Church Faces Challenges http://wamc.org/post/pope-benedict-xvi-resigns-professor-says-church-faces-challenges <p>Pope Benedict XVI announced this morning that he would resign February 28. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March. The 85-year-old pope announced his decision in Latin during a meeting of Vatican cardinals, citing his failing health.</p><p>As to whether the announcement really did come as a surprise...</p><p>That is Thomas Groome, Professor of Theology and Religious Education at Boston College.</p><p>Dennis Poust agrees.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:14:29 +0000 Allison Dunne 57586 at http://wamc.org As Pope Benedict XVI Resigns, Professor Says Church Faces Challenges NY Cardinal Dolan: Electing pope all new to him http://wamc.org/post/ny-cardinal-dolan-electing-pope-all-new-him <p>NEW YORK (AP) — New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan says electing a new pope is all new to him since he's still learning what it means to be archbishop.<br><br>At a news conference Monday, Dolan quipped he was "still writing thank-you notes from when I was made a cardinal" last year.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 15:04:43 +0000 Associated Press 57569 at http://wamc.org NY Cardinal Dolan: Electing pope all new to him