Cdl. Dolan departs from predecessors Admin Friday, September 5, 2014 New York’s cardinal denies that his predecessors were involved in making decisions about St. Patrick’s Day parades: the history shows something quite different. © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.