Forty years ago this weekend, the tragic Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire in Southgate KY occurred Memorial Day weekend. Following is the statement Archbishop Joseph L. Bernardin issued after over 150 persons lost their lives in the May 28, 1977 fire: I wish to extend my sympathy to all those
Washington (NC) – Archbishop Joseph L. Bernardin of Cincinnati has urged American Catholics to “unite with our chosen leaders” in facing post-election challenges. Archbishop Bernardin, President of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops made his comments in a statement and in telegrams to President-elect Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford.
In October-November 1975, five institutions in Cincinnati were interviewed in 90 minutes specials on WCET, Channel 48. The segment on the Archdiocese of Cincinnati was aired on October 28 and included a history of the Archdiocese, a discussion among Archbishop Joseph L. Bernardin, Bishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk, and James Shea,
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
Staff Report The association of a Holy Door with jubilee years in the Catholic Church dates back to sometime before 1475. Each of the four papal basilicas in Rome has a holy door that is usually sealed shut, until a jubilee year, when it is opened and pilgrims passing through
Staff Report By the time the August 13, 1982 edition of The Catholic Telegraph was delivered, the appointment of then-Archbishop of Cincinnati Joseph L. Bernardin as Archbishop of Chicago was beginning to set in locally. See last week’s Throwback Thursday HERE. Archbishop Bernardin was in his 10th year as archbishop