New York – Al Smith Dinner is relevant and necessary, says Cardinal Timothy Dolan. "The [charity] event is great and nothing can ruin [it]."
NCR Today: Cardinal Timothy Dolan's compensation program will certainly help some victims, its biggest beneficiary will be Dolan and his management team.
NCR Today: The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner was supposed to be a "fun" evening, but this was painful to watch.
In a speech Wednesday at the University of Notre Dame, Chaput criticized Vice President Joe Biden, vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Trump and Clinton shared the stage at a charity dinner Thursday night, and at times there seemed to be more hostility in the air than during this week's debate.
Distinctly Catholic: Donald Trump completely misunderstood the nature of the Al Smith dinner and was the first candidate in history to be booed.
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New York – Cardinal Dolan urges religious communities -- Christian, Jewish, Islamic -- to stand in solidarity against society that finds religious ideas "superstitious" or "dangerous."
Cardinal Dolan said Oct. 6 he hopes a new archdiocesan program to provide compensation to sex abuse survivors will "help bring a measure of peace and healing" to victims.
Trump and Clinton will be headlining the dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in Manhattan next month, sharing the dais with Cardinal Timothy Dolan.