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 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 said Monday he will resign Feb. 28 because his health forced him "to recognize my incapacity" in leading the Catholic Church.
U.S. Roman Catholic bishops said religious-affiliated employers aren't free of a birth control mandate despite the Obama administration's revised plan.
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 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 Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, approved payments to Catholic priests suspected of abuse in the Milwaukee archdiocese, church documents show.
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 Benedict XVI elevated 22 cardinals Saturday in a Vatican ceremony at St. Peter's Basilica, officials said