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By Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) — The International Criminal Court declined a request from victims of clergy sexual abuse to investigate Vatican officials and their responsibility for the abuse of children by Catholic priests around the world.
Press Release The Sisters of Mercy announced June 12 the formation of Mercy Education Collaborative of Cincinnati, a new entity that will include McAuley and Mother of Mercy high schools. The collaborative will immediately implement a plan that aims to usher in a new level of excellence for college preparation
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph COVINGTON, Ky. — By all outward appearances, Our Lady of the Assumption church in Walton, Ky. looks like any other Catholic church building. The inside may even look familiar to any practicing Catholic but there is one important clarification — it is generally morally
By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph A refreshingly open and candid conversation about the HHS Mandate of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 has brought Ohio’s mainstream congregations into solidarity with their Catholic brothers and sisters.
Press Release The Society of St. Vincent de Paul-Cincinnati is pleased to partner with The Cincinnati Reds and News 5 for the seventh year to Strike Out Hunger. Volunteers from St. Vincent de Paul will be will be collecting food Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8, before and during
By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The head of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting said the Boy Scouts’ vote in May to admit homosexual youth into their ranks is “not in conflict with Catholic teaching,” something by which “we should be encouraged.”
Staff Report Pro-lifers from throughout Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky came together June 2 in demonstration of support for the protection of human life with a peaceful walk across the Purple People Bridge (officially the Newport-Southbank Bridge), which spans the Ohio River from Sawyer Point in Cincinnati to Newport on
By Megan Walsh The Catholic Telegraph Support for immigration reform has been increasing in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Cincinnati City Council unanimously declared Cincinnati a “immigrant friendly” city this past March. Last week, representatives from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati attended an Advocacy Day on May 21 sponsored by the US
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Mankind has no choice on whether or not to face tragedy. A human life will always include suffering. Each person, however, and each community has a choice when faced with difficult times. They can let the tragedy define them, or they can let their
Staff Report On Sunday, June 2, Pope Francis will preside over an hour of eucharistic exposition in Rome at 5:00 p.m. Italian time. The pope has asked all Catholics to join him in prayer to celebrate the feast day of the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ,