"He [Archbishop Dolan] was asked to contrast the restoration of the great cathedral in mid-Manhattan with the archdiocesan policy of closing neighborhood churches — no matter how beloved or beautiful — whose membership has fallen significantly. These have included St. Thomas the Apostle in West Harlem, Our Lady Queen of Angels in East Harlem, and Our Lady of Vilnius in Lower Manhattan."
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Our Lady of Vilnius mentioned in St. Patrick's Cathedral renovation piece
Our Lady of Vilnius is mentioned in David Dunlap's piece, The New Cardinal Takes On an Old Cathedral:
Read the piece in its entirety to hear Cardinal Dolan's reply and his stance on the closings, Cathedral renovations and archdiocesan priorities.