A new window in Orlando’s renovated cathedral is raising eyebrows: When the renovated St. James Catholic Cathedral is dedicated here Saturday, the new stained-glass windows will feature a few familiar faces: Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary — and Archbishop Thomas […]
John Allen offers his two cents: In Dolan, the bishops have turned to their most gifted natural communicator, a leader with a demonstrated capacity to project a positive image for Catholicism in the public square. Rather than electing a behind-the-scenes […]
“You might interpret this as the bishops are tired of short and skinny presidents.” – The new president of the USCCB, New York’s Timothy Dolan, analyzing his upset election as only he can.
A surprise, and an upset: For the first time in the history of the US bishops, a vice-president standing for the presidency has been denied the top post, losing a stunning election to the archbishop of New York. By a […]