Press Release

Senator Gillibrand Welcomes New Archbishop to New York

Feb 23, 2009

Washington, D.C. – New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand released the following statement today welcoming Timothy Dolan to New York.

welcome Archbishop Dolan to New York.  His appointment will bring
another thoughtful leader to our community and our state.  As a member
of the church, I believe the Archbishop of New York can play an
important role in our city by honoring its diversity and ensuring
educational opportunity for many of our children.  Archbishop Dolan’s
warm and caring approach will be valued in the church and civic

also want to praise Archbishop Egan for his leadership and thank him
for his service to the community.  I wish him all the best in the years
to come.”