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Curious about what was on the minds of Cincinnati Catholics June 8, 1831? You can read an ode to spring by Barry Cornwall. And if you are curious about what a man named O’Quinn was doing running for Mayor of Pau, France, in 1861, just turn to page 6 of

All issues of  The Catholic Telegraph from 1831-1885 can now be read online. Funded by grants from the State Library of Ohio and the Hamilton County Genealogical Society, the Catholic Research Resources Alliance has been working with the archdiocese’s archives to  digitize, index, and post the issues. Now available to read at TheCatholicNewsArchive at

Felicia Domineack sent the following information about this photo, which was part of one of two photo collages in our November print issue featuring images of African-American Catholics in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati over our history: “The woman in the picture at the bottom of page 7, being presented with

The following photos from the Archdiocese of  Cincinnati’s Archives are featured in collages in the November print issue. Because many of the schools and parishes they came from are now closed, some of the photos have no dates and little to identify them; we’ve given the identification listed in the Archives.

Committed to preserving Catholic news for both current researchers and future scholars, the Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA) has undertaken a project to digitize the United States’ top Catholic newspapers of regional and national importance, including The Catholic Telegraph. “Creating a Catholic news archive and digital aggregation for Catholic newspapers

In late 1945 Abp. John T. McNicholas opened a weekly radio program entitled, “The Catholic Position.” This six-week program was structured to have selected priests of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati explain the Catholic position on many questions of the day, especially as the world had just experienced a massive and

Historic preservation of buildings tends to happen in one of two ways. Either a building is painstakingly restored to its original use and function, or it is adapted to serve a new purpose. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati Chancery Archives building located at 25 E. 8th Street in downtown Cincinnati has

Staff Report Where can you find a sick call box of Archbishop Elder’s, a hat worn at the Second Vatican Council by Archbishop Alter and the handwritten journal of Archbishop Purcell? The Chancery Archives of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati includes these treasures and more. See video below  On May 19 the archives were

Staff Report The bishops of the Catholic church have no shortage of important duties in running the administrative and pastoral affairs of their dioceses. That said, bishops still administer the sacraments and sometimes the tools they use to do so are preserved for history’s sake. March 22 would have been

Press Release Sarah L. Patterson has joined the Archdiocese of Cincinnati as director of the Chancery Archive, which collects, preserves, and administers Church records and artifacts of permanent historical value dating back to the founding of what was then the Diocese of Cincinnati in 1821. The Archive recently moved to