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Cardinal Dolan: Catholic Church 'not anti-anybody'

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York says the Catholic Church is "pro-traditional marriage" and not "anti-anybody."
Pope Francis' comments on gay rights 'revolutionary'

Pope Francis' comments on gay rights 'revolutionary'

VATICAN CITY, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Gay rights activists in Italy say that Pope Francis' views on homosexuality have started a revolution and are "ahead of many Italian politicians."
The fight over contraception coverage

The fight over contraception coverage

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) -- If ever there was a dispute destined to land within the cool marble confines of the U.S. Supreme Court, it's the bitter fight between the Obama administration on one side and the owners of for-profit businesses who say their religious beliefs should exempt them from providing insurance coverage for contraception.
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Milwaukee Catholic Diocese releases priest abuse documents

MILWAUKEE, July 1 (UPI) -- A Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee released documentation Monday related to its handling of a clergy child sex abuse scandal.

Dolan hopes second blessing is a charm

KINGSTON, N.Y., June 28 (UPI) -- New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan blessed a restored Catholic Charities building Friday for the second time. The building burned down after his first blessing.
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N.Y. Archdiocese found to pay for contraceptives, abortions

NEW YORK, May 27 (UPI) -- The Archdiocese of New York acknowledged it has quietly paid the costs of birth control in some of its employee healthcare plans for years.

Dolan: Church faces isolationist challenge

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York said the rising tide of Americans with no religious affiliation is a "major pastoral challenge" for the Catholic Church.

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Dolan: Church by nature out of touch

Dolan: Church by nature out of touch

NEW YORK, March 31 (UPI) -- Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, said Sunday the Catholic Church, "by nature," will be out of touch with the concerns with its followers.
Pope Francis urges courage at first mass

Pope Francis urges courage at first mass

VATICAN CITY, March 14 (UPI) -- Pope Francis, in his first mass as leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, Thursday urged the church to have courage.

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Archbishop: New pope within 'a few days'

Archbishop: New pope within 'a few days'

ROME, March 11 (UPI) -- The Catholic Church will have a pope within "a few days," predicted Archbishop of Vienna Christoph Schoenborn, a participant in the conclave that opens Tuesday.

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Priest sex abuse to be top papal priority

SAO PAULO, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- The next Roman Catholic pope's primary priority will be confronting priest sex abuse scandals, a top cardinal said Thursday in Brazil.
Cardinal Dolan questioned on sex abuse

Cardinal Dolan questioned on sex abuse

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Lawyers questioned Cardinal Timothy Dolan for three hours during a legal deposition in New York about the sexual abuse of children by priests, officials said.

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Pope on retreat before stepping down

VATICAN CITY, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Pope Benedict XVI will be on a spiritual retreat and not receiving visitors until five days before he steps down as pontiff, the Vatican said Monday.
Pope Benedict XVI to resign, cites health

Pope Benedict XVI to resign, cites health

VATICAN CITY, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Pope Benedict XVI said Monday he will resign Feb. 28 because his health forced him "to recognize my incapacity" in leading the Catholic Church.

Bishops unhappy with contraception option

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Roman Catholic bishops said religious-affiliated employers aren't free of a birth control mandate despite the Obama administration's revised plan.

N.Y. Diocese: Charity not enough for poor

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- The Catholic archbishop of New York says "too much rhetoric in the country portrays poor people in a very negative way" and the poor need more than charity.

Cardinal Dolan to pray at GOP convention

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, the most prominent U.S. Catholic leader, is to give the closing prayer at the Republican convention, officials said.
Cardinal linked to payments to abusers

Cardinal linked to payments to abusers

MILWAUKEE, May 31 (UPI) -- Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, approved payments to Catholic priests suspected of abuse in the Milwaukee archdiocese, church documents show.
Cardinal Dolan OK with Mormon president

Cardinal Dolan OK with Mormon president

WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- Cardinal Timothy Dolan said Sunday that while there may be reasons not to vote for Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, his religion should not be one.
Pope elevates 22 new cardinals

Pope elevates 22 new cardinals

VATICAN CITY, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Pope Benedict XVI elevated 22 cardinals Saturday in a Vatican ceremony at St. Peter's Basilica, officials said
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