Dear Editor: I would like to share some thoughts on the late Edward Cardinal Egan, a real friend. I met the cardinal at Sacred Heart Chapel in Manhattan about five years ago. A short time after our meeting, he called me at home since he heard of my upcoming surgery.
Even though the late Cardinal Edward Egan was the former head of the Archdiocese of New York, he was a very popular figure in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
The entire New York community mourns the death of His Eminence, Cardinal Edward Egan, archbishop-emeritus of New York. The cardinal was a brilliant canon lawyer, astute organizer and a natural-born leader. From his early days in Chicago, to his work in Rome (most especially his integral role in the formulation of the 1983 Code of […]
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan led the service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, where eight cardinals and scores of bishops were in attendance, as well as Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Mayors Rudy Giuliani, Michael Bloomberg, and David Dinkins.
Images of Cardinal Egan with Brooklyn’s bishops, the Pope and more.
Currents correspondent Katie Breidenbach reports on Cardinal Egan’s Funeral Mass, celebrated by Cardinal Timothy Dolan at Manhattan’s Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.
Coverage of Cardinal Egan’s death from around the Web.
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York told Catholics of the archdiocese he was saddened to tell them “our beloved” Cardinal Egan “has gone home to the Lord.” Pope Francis also offered his heartfelt condolences.
The Diocese of Brooklyn joins all New Yorkers in extending our condolences to Cardinal Dolan and the faithful of the Archdiocese of New York on the passing of Cardinal Edward Egan.