The Holy Grail
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan today met for the first time since Mr. de Blasio’s election and vowed to join forces to try to bring Pope Francis to New York City.
Emerging after a 45-minute meeting at the cardinal’s residence in Midtown, the ever-jolly Mr. Dolan and an excited Mr. de Blasio talked about how much they had in common, including a desire to bring the new pontiff to the city for a visit.
off the record
Bill de Blasio might need to say a few “Hail Marys” after his new transition team offended a Catholic group just a day after its announcement.
Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, blasted the mayor-elect this afternoon for not including any priests in his 60-member transition team, which was rolled out yesterday afternoon.
New York Daily News reporters recovering from a turbulent 2011 know one way to land in the good graces of editor-in-chief Colin Myler: any and all things Catholic.
Mr. Myler, who replaced Kevin Convey in the News‘ top spot early this year, is best known as the former New York Post editor Read More
Seton Hall Pirates eager to sign up for this semester’s course on gay marriage, your prayers have been answered! Despite the efforts of Newark Archbishop John J. Myers to shut down “The Politics of Gay Marriage,” a seminar at the university about the issue’s history as a idealogical issue and subject of legislation (sounds like Read More