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For this #ThrowbackThursday, we bring you the first announcement of a new pope in The Catholic Telegraph’s history. Pope Gregory XVI was elected in February of 1831, eight months before this newspaper’s first edition, making the conclave of 1846 the first to be covered in these pages. On this date, June 16,

Just more than 40 years ago, the Little Sisters of the Poor, appeared on page 12 of The Catholic Telegraph in a story about the dedication of the Archbishop Leibold Home for the Aged. That photo marks today’s #ThrowbackThursday. Pictured at a microphone is Mother Cecilia de St. Georges, then provincial superior

This story was originally published June 4, 2015.  Staff Report  There was a time not so long ago where the amount of time it took between a newspaper story being written and it being published was several hours at a minimum. By contrast, this Throwback Thursday post was written and

Going off to college marks a step in a young man or woman’s independence. With that independence comes responsibility as well, including a responsibility to remain a faithful Catholic. Toward that end, most major universities and colleges have some type of Catholic ministry on campus. The Catholic Telegraph surveyed several

On Memorial Day, the United States pauses to remember the men and women who died in service to our nation’s military. Joining with all those who will celebrate this holiday May 30, The Catholic Telegraph staff expresses its appreciation and prayers for all who died in service to the nation,

As Maria Gavaria’s career in human resources centers on global diversity and inclusion, her work for the church focuses on World Youth Day and Mission Youth — global opportunities for youth worldwide. She has become a leader in workplace spirituality where employees are not expected to leave their religion at

This Saturday, seven men will become priests of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The last time a local ordination class was this large was 2009, when another seven were ordained. For Today’s Throwback Thursday, we take a look back at the ordination Class of 2009. The 2016 ordination will take place Saturday,

This history of the Church is sometimes marked by violent episodes. Such was the case 34 years ago today, May 12, 1982, when Pope St. John Paul II survived a second assassination attempt. The first attempt on Pope John Paul II’s life came a year earlier, May 13, 1981. The pontiff

“…He was lifted up before their eyes, and a cloud took Him out of their sight.” – From Acts 1:9 The Feast of the Ascension of the Lord is among the oldest feast days in the Church, making it the focus of this week’s Throwback Thursday story. The image with this post —

Springtime is here with all that means. The Easter season continues, pollen counts are high, and thousands of young boys and girls are preparing to meet Jesus Christ in their first reception of Holy Communion. Since the spring doubles as “first communion season,” today’s Throwback Thursday highlights the second graders