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  Edward Cardinal Egan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Egan was officially installed as bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport on December 14, 1988.
Egan was appointed Archbishop of New York on May 11, 2000 and installed in that position on June 19, 2000.
Egan was criticized in June 2003 for concealing the names of priests who have been accused of child molestation and cleared by the church.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Edward_Cardinal_Egan   (466 words)

 The Poet Edward Egan - Ancestral Research, Family History, Laois, Offaly, Genealogy
The Egan family of the Meelaghans, Tullamore have excited some interest from family history enthusiasts, especially in the United States arising from the fact that Howard Egan born in Tullamore in 1815 was among the celebrated employees of the Pony Express while two of his sons, Howard and Richard, also served as riders.
Edward Egan known affectionately as the "Poet Egan" was born at the Meelaghans, Tullamore in 1858 and died c.
Egan began his literary career at a very early age, and soon after he had returned from Australia, where he was a very discontented emigrant for a short period.
www.irishmidlandsancestry.com /content/offaly/people/egan_edward.htm   (1953 words)

 Cardinal Egan Supported Priest Accused Of Sexual Abuse
Egan, who was bishop of the Bridgeport (Conn.) Diocese at the time, also testified that diocesan priests were "self-employed" and not the bishop's responsibility.
Egan gave his videotaped testimony -- a copy of which was obtained by The Washington Post -- in a 1997 lawsuit brought against the diocese by Frank Martinelli.
Egan added that he believed he directed his aides to ask Curtis, the former bishop, about the specifics of the accusations against the priest, but he testified that he could not recall their answer.
www.snapnetwork.org /news/otherstates/NY_Egan_Supported_Priest.htm   (814 words)

 village voice > news > The Archbishop's Tale by Andy Humm
By picking Edward Egan to head the Archdiocese of New York, the pope is continuing to move the Catholic Church to the right—even further right than the conservative John Cardinal O'Connor.
Egan's office received a complaint about the leader of the retreat, Reverend Robert Nugent, who was undergoing a lengthy investigation by the Vatican for not emphasizing the church's teaching that homosexuality is "evil" and "disordered" (even though he has not publicly disagreed with the teaching).
Egan was successful in boosting vocations in Bridgeport, establishing a pre-seminary—where young men can explore their vocations—but one source says that he succeeded because "they're not too picky" about whom they let in.
www.villagevoice.com /issues/0022/humm.shtml   (1257 words)

 John Egan: A shrewd and heart-smart man | The-Tidings.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Edward Egan has since been appointed archbishop of New York and was in the recent group of new cardinals created by the pope.
Egan remained at Notre Dame until 1983, returning to Chicago, like the Holy Family, only after it became clear that the one who had sought his life, so to speak, was now dead and had been replaced by someone of an entirely different outlook and manner, namely, Joseph Bernardin.
Egan as the director of the archdiocesan Office of Human Relations and Ecumenism, a position he held until 1987 when he became special assistant to the president of his alma mater, DePaul University in Chicago, with residence at the archdiocesan cathedral of the Holy Name.
www.the-tidings.com /2001/0622/essays.htm   (737 words)

 Cardinal Egan Under Fire
Egan failed to investigate aggressively some abuse allegations, did not refer complaints to criminal authorities and, during closed testimony in 1999, suggested that a dozen people who made complaints of rape, molestation and beatings against the same priest may all have been lying, the documents show.
The revelations about Egan's role in Connecticut's largest clergy sex-abuse scandal are taken from thousands of documents in lawsuits that Egan and the Bridgeport Diocese fought, successfully, to keep sealed from public view.
Egan, who was bishop in Bridgeport from 1988 to 2000, was a defendant in some of the lawsuits and fought them aggressively from 1993 until the settlement, which ended all of the litigation.
www.snapnetwork.org /news/otherstates/NY_Egan_Under_Fire.htm   (958 words)

 CNN.com - Church details Egan's role in abuse case - May 14, 2002
Egan's handling of alleged misconduct by Brett was at the center of a lawsuit filed against the Bridgeport diocese by Frank Martinelli, who alleged he was molested by Brett as a teen-ager.
Egan served as bishop of the Bridgeport diocese from 1988 to 2000.
Egan has adopted a "zero tolerance" policy for priests in the New York archdiocese that calls for their removal from ministry if credible allegations are raised about sexual abuse.
edition.cnn.com /2002/US/05/14/church.abuse.egan   (786 words)

 Archdiocese of New York - About Cardinal Edward Egan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
His Eminence Edward Cardinal Egan was born on April 2, 1932, in Oak Park, Illinois, the son of Thomas J. and Genevieve Costello Egan.
Cardinal Egan served as Auxiliary Bishop and Vicar for Education of the Archdiocese of New York from 1985 1988.
On November 8, 1988, Pope John Paul II appointed Cardinal Egan to be the Third Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport.
www.ny-archdiocese.org /abouttheArchBishop.cfm   (810 words)

 Cardinal's Rules
The Oak Park of Egan's childhood, in the thirties and forties, was an upper-middle-class Chicago suburb, with masterpiece Frank Lloyd Wright–designed houses and leafy, shaded streets.
Egan's father was a successful salesman, his mother a teacher, and he was close to an uncle who was a doctor.
Egan has a graduate degree in canon law, and in the early eighties, it landed him a coveted position redrafting the code of canon law.
www.newyorkmetro.com /nymetro/news/religion/features/6027   (1656 words)

 Bishop Accountability
It was that devotion, in part, that led the Wilton mother to seek a meeting in August 1989 with Bridgeport's new bishop, Edward Egan, to discuss a problem she feared would harm her church: The recent assignment to a diocesan high school of a priest who had tried to molest her son seven years earlier.
Egan allowed Carr to continue working as a priest until 1995, when he suspended him after the first lawsuit was filed in connection with Carr's alleged molestation of children.
Edward Cardinal Egan's stand-in at St. Patrick's Cathedral pointedly blamed the priest sex abuse scandal on homosexuality, a "sex-saturated" society and a constant assault on celibacy by liberals.
www.bishop-accountability.org /ny-ny/Egan-2002-04-d.htm   (9548 words)

 The Neil Rogers Show - News - Kerry's Catholic Question - Cardinal Edward Egan faces a defining moment in the 2004 race ...
Egan is known to believe, like three-quarters of the bishops at the recent conference, that this is a private matter between a prelate and a pol, not a matter for public coercion and humiliation.
Egan, in fact, was one of four American cardinals who went to the White House on the eve of the war to question the urgency of a unilateral invasion.
Egan, who is an authentically pro-life and apolitical prelate, is known to be as upset about the loss of innocent Iraqi life as he is about the unborn.
www.neilrogers.com /news/articles/2004070801.html   (1319 words)

 Perspective: What's pathetic is Egan's judgment
Egan does not have the ethical authority to judge this artist as a good or bad individual for her photographs.
"Egan specifically was accused of allowing one priest to have contact with children a decade after the priest was accused of molesting a child," the Post states.
Egan had no trouble castigating Cox, a mere photographer who portrayed the Last Supper and Jesus as she saw fit.
www.sptimes.com /News/031801/news_pf/Perspective/What_s_pathetic_is_Eg.shtml   (724 words)

 Daily Freeman - News - 02/16/2004 - Cardinal a hit in Saugerties
Egan said he found Saugerties to be a very "beautiful part of the world," but wondered why there were so many antique shops in the village, which drew more laughter from parishioners.
Egan's warmth easily embraced the congregation through the words of his homily, indicating he is comfortable with people of all walks of life and in covering a diverse range of topics.
Egan did say the diocese is in good financial condition and is realizing an increase in seminary enrollment and newly ordained priests.
www.dailyfreeman.com /site/news.cfm?BRD=1769&dept_id=74969&newsid=10973534&PAG=461&rfi=9   (734 words)

 N.Y. archdiocese reverses policy - 04/05/02   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
   Egan's earlier policy prompted criticism that he was not cooperating as vigorously as other church leaders with investigations of sex abuse in the priesthood.
Other critics had suggested that Egan covered up cases of abuse when he was a bishop in Bridgeport, Conn., a charge that Egan has denied.
Egan, by contrast, comes off as stiff, and he has yet to build the reservoir of public support that might help him survive such turbulence.
www.detnews.com /2002/religion/0204/11/a09-457644.htm   (711 words)

 CNN.com - US - Vatican appoints Bishop Edward Egan to succeed O'Connor - May 11, 2000
Egan, 68, was consecrated a bishop in 1985, and has headed the Bridgeport diocese since 1988, according to the Vatican.
Egan, who was born in Oak Park, Illinois, just outside Chicago, is head of a diocese with 367,000 Catholics in 88 Connecticut parishes.
Egan was ordained in Rome in 1957, and he spent 22 years there as a professor of canon law at the Gregorian University and as a judge in the Sacred Roman Rota, a church tribunal.
archives.cnn.com /2000/US/05/11/oconnor.successor   (621 words)

 Floridian: Word for Word: Less than words can say
From depositions of Edward M. Egan, bishop of the Bridgeport (Conn.) diocese from 1988 to 2000, given in a civil case alleging sexual misconduct by priests in the diocese.
Edward Cardinal Egan, now the archbishop of New York, issued a statement March 23 in which he described sexual abuse of children as an "abomination." Cardinal Egan vowed "to ensure the safety and security of every child in this archdiocese.
Egan: I am aware that there are a number of people who know one another, some are related to one another, have the same lawyers and so forth, I am aware of the circumstances, yes.
www.sptimes.com /2002/03/28/Floridian/Word_for_Word__Less_t.shtml   (792 words)

 Report: Cardinal supported priest - PittsburghLIVE.com
A copy of the videotape was obtained by the Washington Post, which reported that Egan said at the time he would not summarily suspend a priest, even in the face of shocking allegations of sexual abuse.
Egan, who was appointed bishop of the Bridgeport Diocese in 1988, met with Brett in 1990 when the priest expressed concern that past allegations might interfere with his work.
According to the Post, Egan read from a memoranda he wrote soon after that meeting that Brett "made a good impression on me, he spoke with grace." He also testified that at the time he was inclined to write Brett a letter encouraging him to go on with his work.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/national/s_71013.html   (613 words)

 2005 NYC New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17, 2005
Edward Cardinal Egan was the Grand Marshall, and Mayor Bloomberg will marched along with nearly 150,000 others proudly wearing the green, as millions gawk along the parade route and watch on TV.
Cardinal Egan served as Auxiliary Bishop and Vicar for Education of the Archdiocese of New York from 1885 – 1888.
On November 8, 1888, Pope John Paul II appointed Cardinal Egan to be the Third Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport.
www.saintpatricksdayparade.com /NYC/cardnial_about_egan.htm   (1525 words)

 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly. PROFILE: Bishop Edward Egan. June 16, 2000 | PBS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
JIM MELCHIORRE: After 11 years in the diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut, Edward Egan is leaving his flock of 350,000 Catholics for a new assignment on a much bigger stage.
Bishop EGAN: To be invited to serve this splendid archdiocese as its shepherd is quite humbling.
Egan is known for consolidating schools and parishes and for his ability to recruit men for the seminary.
www.pbs.org /wnet/religionandethics/week342/profile.html   (1068 words)

 New York Daily News - Home - Rips gay weddings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Edward Cardinal Egan tells St. Patrick's worshipers that marriage is vital to any civilization, and that popular culture and gay-rights movement are eroding it.
Pulling no punches, Egan said the specter of legal gay marriage would have a devastating effect on traditional values already eroded by an R-rated pop culture that includes sleazy reality TV shows.
Egan is "entitled to his opinions but he shouldn't be dictating to the government who gets a civil marriage license," said Evan Wolfson of Freedom to Marry.
www.nydailynews.com /front/story/162755p-142575c.html   (557 words)

 USCCB - (Office of Media Relations) - Pope Appoints Bishop Edward M. Egan of Bridgeport as Archbishop of New York
Archbishop-designate Egan served as assistant chancellor of the Archdiocese of Chicago from 1964 until 1968, when he was appointed Co-chancellor and Secretary for the archdiocesan commissions on Human Relations and Ecumenism.
Archbishop-designate Egan was also a professor of Procedural Law on the law faculty of the Rota, a Consultor to the Sacred Congregation for the Clergy, and a professor of jurisprudence at the Pontifical Gregorian University.
In 1983, Archbishop-designate Egan was a member of the committee of six canonists who reviewed the final draft of the New Code of Canon Law with Pope John Paul II.
www.nccbuscc.org /comm/archives/2000/00-114.shtml   (561 words)

 Edward Cardinal Egan -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Edward Michael Egan, later Edward Cardinal Egan (born April 2, 1932), is the twelfth bishop, and ninth archbishop, of the (The Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy) Roman Catholic (Click link for more info and facts about archdiocese of New York) archdiocese of New York.
He was elevated to ((Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes) Cardinal on February 21, 2001.
Egan was one of the (Click link for more info and facts about cardinal electors) cardinal electors who participated in the (Click link for more info and facts about 2005 papal conclave) 2005 papal conclave that selected (Click link for more info and facts about Pope Benedict XVI) Pope Benedict XVI.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/E/Ed/Edward_Cardinal_Egan.htm   (356 words)

 Whiteside County Illinois Weddings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Edward Egan of Deer Grove, and Leo Joseph Miller, son of Edward C. Miller of Harmon were united in marriage Saturday morning in a solemn nuptial high mass at St.Marys Catholic Church in Tampico.
The celebant of the mass was Rev. Peter Egan of Gilman Il., uncle of the bride.
Edward Miller, brother of the bridegroom served as best man and Roland Egan and Gene Devine were groomsmen.
www.iltrails.org /whiteside/weddingmiller.html   (458 words)

 Edward Egan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Edward Michael Egan, later Edward Cardinal Egan (born April 2, 1932) is the twelfth bishop (ninth archbishop) of the Roman Catholic diocese of NewYork.
Egan was criticized in June 2003 for concealing the names of priests who havebeen accused of child molestation and cleared by the church.
His spokesman argued that the innocent should be protected; groupsincluding Voice of the Faithful were critical because theentire process was out of the public view.
www.therfcc.org /edward-egan-326381.html   (188 words)

 HolyOwned   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Egan's loyalty to Vatican teachings does not carry over as forcefully to labor unions, an area where his predecessor distinguished himself.
But outspoken criticism from Catholic leaders like Egan and O'Connor ultimately had a polarizing effect on voters, and sex education won passage in New York, as it did in other cities like Boston and New Haven, where the church was a controversial participant.
Egan's appointment as ninth archbishop of New York was widely interpreted as an effort to reassert Vatican influence on American life.
www.cath4choice.org /spanish/new/inthenews/073100ConcernForTheMasses.htm   (1042 words)

 Edward Cardinal Egan Definition / Edward Cardinal Egan Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Edward Michael Egan, later Edward Cardinal Egan (born April 2 April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining.
He was elevated to Cardinal on February 21, 20012001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations...
Edward Cardinal Egan is the bishop for Bridgeport.
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 CNN.com - US - Cardinal O'Connor's successor humbled by appointment - May 11, 2000
NEW YORK -- Bishop Edward Egan, the Vatican's pick for the late Cardinal John O'Connor's successor, reacted on Thursday with humility to his appointment as archbishop-elect of the New York Archdiocese.
Egan said his predecessor had suffered greatly and had provided a great example after he underwent brain surgery in August 1999.
Egan tried to inject some humor into the news conference, his first since the Vatican made the announcement earlier Thursday.
archives.cnn.com /2000/US/05/11/oconnor.successor.02   (820 words)

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