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“How Catholic Are We?” asks the April 2016 edition of Cincinnati Magazine. Over the next 20 well-designed pages is a package of well-written and well-researched stories and factoids that quantify the changes in church attendance and population in the greater Cincinnati metropolitan area. The numbers and sidebar stories support the

CNA/EWTN News Efforts to promote Catholic culture in the San Francisco archdiocese’s high schools and to agree on a contract acceptable for the schools’ teachers concluded on Wednesday with a new contract. The months-long dispute months drew protests, interference from activist groups, and the attention of wealthy critics of Catholic

By Nate Madden Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON — Wyoming Catholic College, a Catholic university founded in 2005 in Lander, announced in late February that it “shall not participate in federal student loan programs.” The decision came after months of analysis and deliberations by the college and its board of directors.

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  UPDATE: The Archbishop’s Q&A videoconference with students scheduled for Jan. 26 has been cancelled as a result of school closings and delays. In 2012, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati released “Lighting the Way: A Vision for Catholic Schools.” That unified vision has continued to guide the

By David Scharfenberger For The Catholic Telegraph  If you ever wondered about the positive effects of a Catholic education, you can look to the eighth graders at St. Michael School in Sharonville. During this last year, they read and learned first hand about immigrants and immigration and why we as

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Catholic universities must give “uncompromising” and “unambiguous” witness to church teaching and defend themselves from all efforts to dilute their Catholic identity, Pope Francis said.

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Catholic youth athletics and Catholic youth ministry are often two separate entities. In the Archdiocese of Cincinnati a major diocesan initiative is underway to help merge those sometimes competing groups into a cohesive unit. In addition to those efforts is the work of an

Greater Catholic League
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph A major institution in area high school athletics has been reorganized and rebranded to promote its Catholic identity. The Greater Catholic League, and Girls Greater Cincinnati League have now come under a single umbrella league with three divisions.

St. John Baptist De La Salle Chapel at La Salle High School will be the site of a 25-hour prayer vigil beginning Friday morning. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
Staff Report As part of its Year of Faith Celebrations, La Salle High School will host a 25-hour prayer vigil entitled “Prayer Without Ceasing” from Friday May 17 to Saturday May 18. The prayer vigil will begin with a 7 a.m. Mass for hope and healing celebrated by Father Jon-Paul

By Joseph Austin Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The University of Dallas, an independent Catholic university, has a “flavor that you can’t get certainly at secular institutions,” president Thomas Keefe told Catholic News Service. “We are very clear in our specific mission distinctiveness” to promote the Catholic identity of