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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Monsignor Timothy Dolan Is Next New York Archbishop

    NEW YORK (AP) - Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, a defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who led an elite seminary for U.S. priests and became known for his energy, wit and warmth, was named archbishop of New York on Monday. The Vatican said Dolan...
  • Cardinal Egan Will Undergo Surgery to Get Pacemaker

    NEW YORK (WPIX) --  Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop of New York, will have surgery to implant a pacemaker his chest. The surgery was initially scheduled for Monday, but it's been postponed until a stomach problem the cardinal has been complaining about...
  • Cardinal Edward Egan Feeling Better

    NEW YORK (AP) - It's believed New York Cardinal Edward Egan could be out of the hospital in a day or two. Egan was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan on Saturday with stomach pain. Doctors then discovered a heart condition. Spokesman Joe...
  • NYC's New Archbishop Faces Range Of Challenges

    Timothy Dolan will face an array of challenges as he takes over the premier seat in the Catholic Church in the United States - from possible closures of parishes and schools to a drop in Mass attendance and the number of priests. "He has the same...
  • Archbishop Dolan Leads First Sunday Mass

    NEW YORK (WPIX) --  Archbishop Timothy Dolan attended his first Sunday mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral as the the newly installed head of the Archdiocese of New York. Dolan, the former Archbishop of Milwaukee, presided over a standing-room-only crowd and...