Cardinal Tim Dolan Gets Thumbs down by American-Irish Legislators

By Jerry Berger
Berger's Beat
February 28, 2012

From "no brainer" to "no-starter." That's how the New York Daily News describes an now-abandoned plan by the state American-Irish Legislators Society to honor Cardinal Tim Dolan. Initially, some of the group's leaders were enthusiastic about feting Dolan, "But some Assembly Democratic members are said to have balked because of the church's vehement opposition both to same-sex marriage and a bill to extend the statute of limitations past victims of sex abuse by priests."


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