Posts Tagged ‘ Timothy Dolan ’

An arc of understanding

Oct 21st, 2016 11:34 am | By

Here’s Timothy Dolan. He’s the former archbish of Milwaukee who protected the church’s money from those greedy plaintiffs the church allowed to be raped for all those years.

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, while archbishop of Milwaukee, moved $57 million off the archdiocesan books into a cemetery trust fund six years ago in order to protect the money from damage suits by victims of abuse by priests.

Cardinal Dolan, now the archbishop of New York, has denied shielding the funds as an “old and discredited” allegation and “malarkey.” But newly released court documents make it clear that he sought and received fast approval from the Vatican to transfer the money just as the Wisconsin Supreme Court was about to open the

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Timothy Dolan

Oct 21st, 2016 11:20 am | By

And about that Al Smith Dinner, where Clinton and Trump sat on either side of Cardinal Timothy Dolan – let’s remember who and what Timothy Dolan is. Let’s revisit that blog post he wrote in March 2010, complaining in a very Donald Trump way about how unfair the New York Times is to the poor victimized underdog the Catholic church

Fridays of Lent are days of special sacrifice anyway, so I guess maybe the anguish caused by that day’s headline in our city’s newspaper should have been accepted as an invitation to further penance.

You’re familiar with the crescendo of recent stories on the sad and disturbing case of a German priest accused in 1979 of the vicious

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An individual Bishop in his diocese

May 13th, 2016 3:24 pm | By

About Sister Carol Keehan again, the President and CEO of the Catholic Health Association who put out an evasive (to put it politely) statement on the ACLU / MergerWatch report on the mess of Catholic hospitals. I did a follow-up post about her pointing out she’s not all bad, because she supported the health care bill despite opposition from the bishops. But a reader reminded us I’d been harsh about her before, which prompted me to look it up, and here’s the press release dated January 31, 2011:

WASHINGTON (January 31, 2011)—In response to questions raised about the authority of the local bishop in the interpretation and implementation of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services

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