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Timothy Cardinal Dolan: Beer with a Cardinal

Cardinal DolanHis Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan was named Archbishop of New York by Pope Benedict XVI on February 23, 2009. He was installed as Archbishop of New York on April 15, 2009. The Cardinal’s website can be found here.

Cardinal Dolan served as chairman of Catholic Relief Services from January 2009 – November 2010. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of The Catholic University of America. He is also a member of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization and the Pontifical Council for Social Communications.

On June 29, 2009, Cardinal Dolan received the pallium, a symbol of his office as an archbishop, from His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, at St. Peter’s Basilica.

Cardinal Dolan was elected president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, in November, 2010, succeeding Cardinal Francis George of Chicago.  He was succeeded by Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville in November of 2013, having completed his three year term as president.

On January 6, 2012, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI announced that Cardinal Dolan was to be appointed to the College of Cardinals. He was elevated in the Consistory of February 18, 2012.


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