Archbishop Timothy Dolan

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Immigration reform a challenge for all Catholics

Spencer Platt GETTY IMAGES FEBRUARY 22 2012: New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan joins fellow volunteers distributing food at a breadline … Continued

RNC’s mixed blessings

GETTY IMAGES A woman bows her head during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. … Continued

California Catholic bishop: Church getting co-opted by political right

Ted S. Warren AP Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, speaks … Continued

Obama administration picks a fight with Catholics

The Obama administration has chosen to ignore the First Amendment and add insult to injury for Catholics whose schools, hospitals … Continued

On birth control, are the bishops focused on the wrong moral actor?

Suppose you called a crusade and next to no one showed up? That happened in 1198, and it is likely … Continued

U.S. bishops should focus on economy

Ted S. Warren From left, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, of Louisville, KY, vice president of the United States Conference of Catholic … Continued

Faithful Citizenship in 2012 

The American bishops’ landmark 2007 instruction to Catholics about politics will be not be changed, but will be re-issued in … Continued

Stephen Colbert: Catholicism’s best pitch man?

The day after Easter, in a small studio in New York City, in the span of three minutes and eleven … Continued

After sex abuse cases, an accounting

What would happen if the bishops called for a special collection to maintain the institution and no one gave a … Continued

Predictions for Catholic America in 2011

Last year I was 10 for 15, not bad as a winning percentage, but only if you count the “won’t … Continued

Inquisitorial exceptionalism

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Archbishop Dolan goes to bat

In a surprise, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan was elected President of the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB) apparently … Continued

Catholic bishops tilt to right

This Catholic’s View By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. At their meeting this week in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops signaled that … Continued

Catholic bishops pull a shocker today by their pick for president

By Michelle Boorstein America’s Catholic bishops pulled a shocker today in picking their new president, disregarding tradition and precedent by … Continued

The disappearing abortion issue

The command by Cardinal-elect and Archbishop Burke that Catholics vote Tea-publican in 2010 was remarkable only in that it was … Continued

Pope places his mark on College of Cardinals

By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. With the appointment of 20 cardinal electors, Pope Benedict XVI continues to put his mark … Continued

Faith-based fear in debates about Islam

By Becky Garrison Close to nine years after the attacks on September 11th, a gaping hole in Lower Manhattan where … Continued

Mercy to the cruel spawns cruelty to the merciful

By Abraham Cooper From the very first day back in 1985, when officials of the Simon Wiesenthal Center first presented … Continued

My Invitation To You

In response to this week’s question, I’d like to invite you to read the latest blog entry from Archbishop Timothy … Continued

Predictions for 2010

Here are ten predictions with a Catholic America twist for 2010. 1. The changes in the liturgy will upset the … Continued