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Throwback Thursday

Staff Report Though the origins of Halloween are tied up with the Christian feast of All Saints on Nov. 1 (hence All Hallows Eve, Oct. 31), the present celebration of the holiday is often more focused on candy and costumes. The full history of the celebration of course goes back

Coverage of the installations of bishops from around the region in 1945 are shown. In 1945, three of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati's suffragan sees and one neighboring diocese had new bishops installed. (CT File Photos)
Staff Report  Another story you’ll see at TheCatholicTelegraph.com today is about the installation of Bishop Daniel Thomas of the Diocese of Toledo. While bishops of one diocese have no particular authority of the faithful of other dioceses, their installations and appointments are always newsworthy.  Often many bishops from the surrounding area

The election of John Paul II to the papacy on this date in 1978 was a historic moment for the church. (CT File)
Staff Report Though present-day secular media like to use hyperbole over every morsel of Catholic news, on this date in 1978 that the church really did experience what could be called a “seismic shift.” For the first time since 1605, it was to be a year of three popes. Pope

The Oct. 17, 1958 edition of The Catholic Telegraph-Register included coverage of the Oct. 9 death of Pope Pius XII. (CT File)
Staff Report This Throwback Thursday is another somber one as it was 56 years ago today that venerable Pope Pius XII died in Rome, just days after suffering a stroke. Reports from the Oct. 17, 1958 edition of The Catholic Telegraph-Register shows former Cincinnati Reds stadium Crosley Field being used

Staff Report The artist’s rendition is a key visual in the promotion of any construction project. An artist making such a piece is creating the final “sales pitch” to the public to show what a finished project might be like and one such example is today’s Throwback Thursday. Every once

Staff Report As far as The Catholic Telegraph staff can tell, this newspaper never had a traditional sports page. Still, the schedules, standings, awards and related happenings involving area Catholics and sports often found their way into the pages. Today’s Throwback Thursday is from a late-August edition in 1967. Back

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

Staff Report The events of September 11, 2001 are burned into the memories of all Americans alive at the time. For arguably the first time in world history, a major international tragedy took place under the watch of a 24-hour news cycle.

Staff Report Throwback Thursday is here again and today we’re taking a look at a March 18, 1983 edition of The Catholic Telegraph. The full story, featured below as a photo, notes that St. Remy parish in Russia, Ohio had adopted the use of a computer into parish office life,

Staff Report It was 60 years ago yesterday that Catholics in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati received word via The Catholic Telegraph-Register that the Vatican had approved the use of some English during the administration certain sacraments. Permission was granted to use English in portions in baptism, matrimony, the anointing of