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By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service  ROME (CNS) — The Catholic Church’s efforts to prevent clerical sexual abuse and protect children around the world will be “a long-term effort,” said Father Robert W. Oliver, a Boston priest who began work Feb. 1 as the promoter of justice in the Congregation for the Doctrine

WEST CHESTER — Several members of The Catholic Telegraph staff were at the Savannah Center in West Chester, Ohio Wednesday for the Digital Church Conference: New Media, New Evangelization. More than 200 people from around the archdiocese attended. Readers could follow the CT staff on Twitter for updates from the conference

By Patricia Zapor Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic institutions were still analyzing the effect of a new set of proposed rules on insurance coverage of contraceptives issued by the Department of Health and Human Services. The 80-page document released Feb. 1 by HHS attempts to address objections that

St. Vincent de Paul asking for blood donations
Release St. Vincent de Paul-Cincinnati is asking local residents to donate blood to the Hoxworth Blood Center during the month of February. Hoxworth has challenged more than 60 non-profits, including St. Vincent de Paul, to recruit donors to donate blood during the month of February. Each donation in St. Vincent

Pope Benedict XVI
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI asked nuns, brothers and priests not to listen to the “prophets of doom” who say that consecrated life has no future or that it has no meaning in today’s world. “Do not join the prophets of doom

Sean-Patrick Lovett wins Daniel J. Kane award
By John Stegeman Sean-Patrick Lovett, Vatican Radio’s director of English language programming, accepted the 2013 Daniel J. Kane Religious Communications Award from the University of Dayton‘s Institute for Pastoral Initiatives Jan. 31 in the university’s Kennedy Union Ballroom. (See video below) Lovett received the award for his “outstanding lifetime dedication

By CT Staff WASHINGTON—The  Obama administration today issued proposed rules for public comment regarding contraceptive coverage with no cost sharing under the health care law. The new rules would also adapt the administrations previous definition of what institutions could be defined as a religious employer. According to a release by

By Eileen Connelly, OSU A contingent from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati arrived Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Jan. 31, where its members were greeted by the warmth and hospitality of the Honduran people. The group will be in the country through Feb. 5, taking part in festivities surrounding the feast of our Lady

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph When hundreds of people from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati headed to Washington, D.C., for the March for Life, they no doubt expected ambivalence from the national and even local secular news media. They got it. With the increasing popularity of social media sites like

By John Stegeman As the high school basketball season wound down in 2002, a Sports Illustrated cover story introduced the nation to a man most of Ohio already knew. LeBron James, then a junior at Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, was dubbed “The Chosen One” by America’s premier sports