Al Smith Dinner

October 20, 2012

Civility in the City

The archbishop of New York keeps religious freedom in the news while modeling Christian charity at the Al Smith Dinner.

October 19, 2012

Obama, Romney Trade Humorous Barbs at the Annual Al Smith Fundraiser

Religious freedom was mentioned — along with the good the Church does — amid the jokes on Oct. 18.

August 15, 2012

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Cardinal Dolan Defends Invitation to Obama for Al Smith Banquet

New York cardinal says the invitation affirms the importance of civility and dialogue, but acknowledges concerns that gesture could cause 'scandal.'