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Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz

Fourteen candidates took a step toward holy orders as they were installed to the Institution of Lector by the Most Reverend Joseph E. Kurtz, Archbishop of Louisville, during Mass in the Chapel of St. Gregory the Great February 3. A large crowd was present for the Mass with 52 families

Archbishop of Louisville and president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Joseph E. Kurtz will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 9 at the Athenaeum of Ohio’s Bartlett Center. Archbishop Kurtz’s talk, “Inspiring and Accompanying Families in Christ: Reflections on the Synods on the Family,” will draw on his

By Matt Hadro CNA/EWTN News  Many challenges to families need addressing today, including perhaps too much attention given to college basketball’s “March Madness,” and not enough to studying Church teaching. So said Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, the head of the U.S. bishops conference, at a Mar. 16 discussion at

CNA/EWTN News WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. bishops have asked Catholics to take part in a worldwide day of prayer on Sept. 28 for the upcoming Synod of Bishops on the Family. “The Extraordinary Synod on the Family is an important moment for the Church and for families,” Archbishop Joseph

Auxiliary Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Bishop Paul D. Sirba of Duluth, Minn., center, and other bishops read from an iPad June 11 during the annual spring meeting of the U .S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in New Orleans. (CNS photo/Bob Roller) (June 12, 2014) See BISHOPS- June 11 and 12, 2014.
By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service  NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. bishops gathered in New Orleans for their spring general assembly June 11-13, were urged to promote and support Catholic families. Among the bishops in attendance were the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr and Auxiliary Bishop Joseph R.

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., was elected as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic bishops by a wide margin. The archbishop, the current USCCB vice president, received 125 votes during the first round of balloting during the fall general