The scene as tens of thousands crowd around St. Patrick’s Cathedral to celebrate Easter
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A cheerful Cardinal Timothy Dolan greeted the crowds outside the Cathedral while the capacity crowd inside waited with joyful anticipation of the declaration, “He is Risen!”
In his homily, the Cardinal spoke passionately of the death and Resurrection of Christ and how the …”Blood and water represent birth…and the blood and water that flowed from Jesus side point to the birth of His Church.”
At the conclusion of the Mass after the final Blessing he proclaimed “Happy Easter and Happy Birthday!”
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