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The Society of St. Vincent de Paul-Cincinnati announced ambitious plans to build a new outreach center in Cincinnati’s West End and double the amount of financial support it provides to parish-based SVdP groups at a press conference Feb. 28. The new “Upward Spiral Comprehensive Campaign” will raise $12 million for

By Gail Finke At the Ruah Woods annual breakfast Feb. 28, author Paul Kengor traced the unlikely way that the lives of a former actor who became president and a former actor who became pope continued to intersect, and how together they ended Communism in Eastern Europe. Kengor, a professor

First new painting in Cincinnati’s cathedral since the 1960s features Children of Mary Sisters By Gail Finke On Christmas morning, Children of Mary sisters visiting Cincinnati’s cathedral got a surprise gift when they walked in the door: They found a painting of themselves at prayer hung in the marble narthex.

Our staffers have been hitting the fish fry circuit. Production Manager Gail Finke shared these photos from the first two Fridays of Lent, with the following comments:   St. Francis Seraph School/Christian Moerlein Malt House Taproom (Over-the-Rhine)   “This is the fish fry featured in Enquirer food critic Polly Campbell’s

Stephen M. Barr, president of the new Society of Catholic Scientists, will speak on evolution and the Catholic faith March 7 at the University of Cincinnati. A professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Delaware, Barr will deliver the fifth annual Conway Lecture in Catholic Studies at UC.

La Salle High School in Mt. Airy celebrated its annual Veterans Appreciation Day Feb. 22. From the school: “Yesterday we hosted our annual Veteran Appreciation Day where we honor all of those that have served our country in the armed forces. More than 200 veterans attended the event spanning from WWII

Candy Hartman, a parishioner at St Matthias the Apostle, originally posted this photo on Instagram and allowed us to share it here. Taken Feb. 3, it shows the Winton Wyoming Pastoral Region’s parochial vicar, Father Lambert Ulinzwenimana, after becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen. “We always have a little pot-luck breakfast after our fist

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a suit against the State of Ohio’s new law against abortion babies who may have Down Syndrome this week. Filing on behalf of most of the abortion businesses in the state, including the two in Cincinnati and Kettering, the ACLU’s suit says that the law

Although barred from performing surgical abortions after its license was not renewed, the Sharonville Women’s Med Center has remained open for many months and pro-life groups posited that the staff was seeing women for pre-abortion visits before surgical abortions at the Women’s Med Center in Kettering, and possibly for the initial

By Gail Finke UPDATE, 2/15: While the board of ProMedical Hospital Toledo approved a transfer agreement with the city’s last remaining abortion business, Capital Care, earlier this week, the agreement had yet to be written and signed as of this morning. Although such complex agreements generally take weeks to write, the