Stephen Colbert headlines Al Smith Dinner
Catholic World News - October 18, 2013
A year after President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney appeared at the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation dinner in New York, comedian Stephen Colbert was the annual dinner’s keynote speaker.
Also on the dais were Cardinal Edward Egan, Henry Kissinger, Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and television anchors Scott Pelley and Maria Bartiromo.
The dinner raised $3 million for local Catholic charities.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our March expenses ($30,754 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!