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N.Y. Catholic Cardinal to lead St. Patrick’s Day parade with 1st gay group

| Thursday, September 4, 2014
New York Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan
NEW YORK -- There is no more natural spot for Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan -- a proud, ebullient Irish-American -- than grand marshal of the city's historic St. Patrick's Day Parade. But the honor now has an added significance: Parade organizers said Wednesday they will allow the first gay group to march under its own banner. Dolan was quick to issue a statement...

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NY Cardinal Timothy Dolan: Catholics ‘outmarketed’ on gay marriage

| Friday, November 29, 2013
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NEW YORK -- New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan says the Roman Catholic Church has been "outmarketed" on the issue of same-sex marriage and has been "caricatured as being anti-gay."

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Vatican ambassador: U.S. bishops shouldn’t preach ideology

| Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Patrick Semansky, AP
BALTIMORE — The Vatican ambassador to the U.S., addressing American bishops at their first national meeting since Pope Francis was elected, said Monday they should not "follow a particular ideology" and should make Roman Catholics feel more welcome in church.

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Pope’s blunt remarks on gays, abortion pose challenge for outspoken bishops

| Sunday, September 22, 2013
New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the bishops' conference, has been a polarizing figure in the same-sex marriage debate in the U.S.
NEW YORK — In recent years, many American bishops have drawn a harder line with parishioners on what could be considered truly Roman Catholic, adopting a more aggressive style of correction and telling marriage equality and abortion rights supporters to stay away from the sacrament of Communion.

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan: Gays are ‘entitled to friendship,’ but not ‘sexual love’

| Sunday, March 31, 2013
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America's most high-profile Catholic official, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, says that gays and lesbians are “entitled to friendship” with each other, but that "sexual love" is intended only between a man and a woman.

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While Dolan prayed, his church preyed…

| Saturday, September 8, 2012
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While Cardinal Timothy Dolan prayed at the Democratic Convention against my family and for the unborn, a Catholic leader in Kansas City, Bishop Robert W. Finn, was convicted of covering up the crimes of a pedophile priest, Rev. Shawn Ratigan, who liked to take nude pictures of the barely born...

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Anti-LGBT Archbishop tapped to give closing prayer at Democratic Convention

| Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Cardinal Timothy Dolan
WASHINGTON -- Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, and one of the Catholic Church’s leading voices against marriage equality, has been tapped by the Democratic party to deliver the closing prayer at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte next week.

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Anti-gay Pope Benedict XVI’s bigoted and bizarre speech

| Saturday, January 14, 2012
Pope Benedict XVI
Why are we even listening to the pronouncements of a “moral leader” who presides over a church that has spent billions of dollars to settle child molestation cases? The last thing hardworking, taxpaying, law abiding LGBT families need is to be scolded by the enablers of the child sexual abuse scandals.

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Archbishop warns Obama of ‘conflict of enormous proportions’ over DOMA repeal

| Thursday, September 22, 2011
Timothy Dolan
In a sharply critical letter to the President, Catholic Archbishop of New York Timothy Dolan said that “recent actions" taken by the Administration "escalate the threat to marriage," and urged Obama to discriminate against gay and lesbian Americans by supporting the "Defense Of Marriage Act."

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NY Catholic bishop vows to ban pro-gay marriage lawmakers from church events

| Sunday, June 26, 2011
Nicholas DiMarzio
Religious leaders on Saturday slammed New York state’s new marriage equality law, and vowed to ban lawmakers who supported the measure from Catholic church and school events.

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