Dolan, Timothy Michael

Dolan, Timothy Michael, 1950–, American Roman Catholic cardinal, b. St. Louis, Mo. Educated at Cardinal Glennon College, the Pontifical American College in Rome, and the Catholic University of America, Dolan was ordained June 19, 1976. He was a parish priest in St. Louis, secretary to the papal nuncio in Washington, D.C. (1987–92), vice rector of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary 1992(–94, and rector of the Pontifical North American College, Rome (1994–2001). He was named auxiliary bishop of St. Louis in 2001 and archbishop of Milwaukee in 2002. Dolan succeeded to the archdiocese of New York in 2009 after the retirement of Cardinal Edward Egan, and was elevated to cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.

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