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Edward Egan

Cardinal Edward Egan is the head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.
Cardinal Edward Egan is the head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. « Show less

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  • U.S. cardinals see many hurdles for next pope

    VATICAN CITY - The next pope will need to address an accelerating loss of religious faith in the West, a growing gap between the rich and poor and the lack of trust between Roman Catholics and Muslims, three American cardinals said yesterday. The three...
  • New York Archbishop Dolan Promoted To Cardinal

    New York Archbishop Dolan Promoted To Cardinal
    Pope Benedict XVI announced Friday that Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York, will be elevated to the dignity of Cardinal. Archbishop Dolan is slated to receive the elevated title in a consistory to be held on February 18, 2012. In response to the...
  • Cardinal Dolan's Mom Has Passport Ready For Trip To Rome

    Cardinal Dolan's Mom Has Passport Ready For Trip To Rome
    From her home in Washington, Missouri, the 82 year old mother of New York's Cardinal-Designate, Timothy Dolan, told PIX 11 she's got her passport ready for the trip to Rome next month, where she will see Pope Benedict the XVI elevate her 61 year old son...
  • Crime & Punishment: Woman leads police on high-speed chase to avoid paying $9.15 tab

    Crime & Punishment: Woman leads police on high-speed chase to avoid paying $9.15 tab
    Cardinal Edward Egan has had time to think it over and he's not sorry about that outbreak of child sex abuse at the Archdiocese of Bridgeport. Speaking to Connecticut Magazine, Egan, who was bishop of the archdiocese from 1988 to 2000, looked back on...
  • High Court Refuses To Hold Hearing On Sex Abuse Cases

    The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport's appeal of a state court decision to make public more than 12,000 pages of sexual abuse files involving clergy. "We were disappointed to learn that the United States...
  • Bridgeport Bishop Is An Energetic, Outspoken Defender Of Church

    Bishop William E. Lori stands before 141 married couples in the airy sanctuary of St. Theresa Church on a bright October afternoon. In a voice carrying the faintest trace of the Kentucky lilt that his Louisville upbringing suggests, he welcomes the...
  • Timeline: Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport Priest Abuse Case

    March 2001. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport settles 23 lawsuits brought against seven unnamed priests for an undisclosed amount of money. The court orders the documents sealed and church officials believe eventually destroyed. Four newspapers &#...
  • Connecticut Diocese Expected to Release Sex Abuse Papers

    Connecticut Diocese Expected to Release Sex Abuse Papers
    "Claims are claims. Allegations are allegations." Those six words uttered by retired Cardinal Edward M. Egan during two depositions neatly sum up his approach to handling the burgeoning priest sexual abuse scandal that he inherited when he took over...
  • Charles Carr

    Despite a May 1990 memo by a diocese official worrying about "a developing pattern of accusations" that the Rev. Charles Carr of Norwalk had fondled young boys, then-Bishop Edward Egan kept Carr working as a priest until 1995, when he suspended him only...
  • St. Patrick's Midnight Mass Preparations Underway

    St. Patrick's Midnight Mass Preparations Underway
    'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, hundreds of people were out celebrating midnight mass. The world-famous St. Patrick's Cathedral will hold its annual Christmas eve midnight mass Friday morning. Hymns, prayer and celebration...
  • Abusive Priest Found In Caribbean Hideaway

    The Rev. Laurence F.X. Brett vanished abruptly almost a decade ago, leaving clothes still hanging in his closet and a trail of accusers stretching across four states and back 30 years. Now, a Hartford Courant investigation has found the onetime...
  • Egan Breaks Silence

    New York Cardinal Edward M. Egan, breaking his long-standing silence on sex abuse by members of the clergy, Tuesday released a statement labeling pedophilia an "abomination" and encouraging "anyone who has an allegation to bring it immediately and...