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The first issue of The Catholic Telegraph printed after the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe vs. Wade published on Jan. 26, 1973. Four days earlier, a landmark case that would cement the nation’s slide to legalized abortion on demand shook the Catholic community. Then-Archbishop of Cincinnati and future Cardinal Joseph
It was 1911 when 10 German-made stained glass windows were installed in what was then St. Stephen Church in Hamilton. The church building, constructed in 1853 to replace an original 1834 church, today is home to St. Julie Billiart Parish — a 1989 merger of three Hamilton parishes: St. Stephen,
Catholic Schools Week is still a few weeks away, but the Throwback Thursday team couldn’t pass the opportunity to share this cartoon from a 1960s supplement to The Catholic Telegraph-Register. In the cartoon, a pair of young nuns serving in educational ministry discuss student discipline. “I haven’t had a bit
Fans of NFL football in southwestern Ohio tend to root for the Cincinnati Bengals, but an 18-16 playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Jan. 9 left many disappointed. Not only did Cincinnati lose for the fifth consecutive time in the first round of the playoffs, but cheap shots, poor
Ken Griffey Jr., former Cincinnati Red and Seattle Mariner, has been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame with a record 437 of 440 votes. Today’s #ThrowbackThursday is dedicated to Griffey Jr., one of Cincinnati’s most famous Catholic high school graduates. Though a native of Pennsylvania, Griffey Jr. and
Alisha’s world was shattered when her son was murdered last June at a friend’s apartment. Family and friends rallied around her to arrange for his burial, but she still owes the funeral home $1,000. While Alisha works more than 40 hours a week at a fast-food restaurant and a day
Print readers already know the final order of The Catholic Telegraph’s Top 10 stories of 2015, and online readers will find out at midnight tonight, but the tradition of selecting top stories to reflect on the news of the day goes back much further than just the last few years.
The December 24, 1993 edition of The Catholic Telegraph aimed to add a little music to the Christmas season. Included in a extra section were several pages of traditional, and some non-traditional, Christmas carols. Such tunes as Hark the Herald Angels sing, and O Little Town of Bethlehem and more than
People who cross the threshold of the Franciscan Peddler Thrift Shop find more than bargains and gently used items. They find hope and friendly faces. Operated by the associates of the Franciscan Sisters and a volunteer staff of sisters and laypeople, the Peddler is located on the campus of St.
Today marks the 79th birthday of Pope Francis. Now known and loved around the globe, just a few years ago the man born Jose Mario Bergoglio was a cardinal and Archbishop of Buenos Aires. While important to his See and his part of the world, as cardinal the man we