One more day to close our January budget gap—$7,282 short of our expenses. Your support needed NOW!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

New York Times profiles Archbishop Dolan

Catholic World News - April 15, 2010

The New York Times has published a generally favorable profile of Archbishop Timothy Dolan, highlighting the gregarious nature of the city's new Catholic leader. The Times does acknowledge that the archbishop is likely to face controversies when Church teachings clash with popular opinions. But in an odd passage-- which seems to reflect a belief that the US bishops' conference defines Catholic teachings-- the Times profile says:

A theologically conservative leader, Archbishop Dolan has for the most part kept his public statements well within the bounds of the nuanced positions established by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

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 January expenses ($7,282 to go):
$35,000.00 $27,718.12
21% 79%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

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!

Show 1 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: mgreen32234 - Apr. 16, 2010 10:20 AM ET USA

    I don't agree that the Times believes the UCCB defines Catholic teachings. Rather, I think they appreciate and offer a secular salute to the "nuance" of UCCB statments, which the intellectuals use for advancing moral relativism....nuance over authority.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

The Human Mix of Good and Evil 23 hours ago
Conscientious objection to vaccinations January 30
Can Islam confront its problem with violence? January 30
On the failure of history—and historians—without Christ January 29
Salvation? No matter who we are, one price. January 28

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis names 20 new cardinals CWN - January 5
In ‘state of the world’ address, Pope decries ‘throwaway culture’ CWN - January 12