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This story was originally published June 4, 2015.  Staff Report  There was a time not so long ago where the amount of time it took between a newspaper story being written and it being published was several hours at a minimum. By contrast, this Throwback Thursday post was written and

On Memorial Day, the United States pauses to remember the men and women who died in service to our nation’s military. Joining with all those who will celebrate this holiday May 30, The Catholic Telegraph staff expresses its appreciation and prayers for all who died in service to the nation,

This Saturday, seven men will become priests of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The last time a local ordination class was this large was 2009, when another seven were ordained. For Today’s Throwback Thursday, we take a look back at the ordination Class of 2009. The 2016 ordination will take place Saturday,

This history of the Church is sometimes marked by violent episodes. Such was the case 34 years ago today, May 12, 1982, when Pope St. John Paul II survived a second assassination attempt. The first attempt on Pope John Paul II’s life came a year earlier, May 13, 1981. The pontiff

“…He was lifted up before their eyes, and a cloud took Him out of their sight.” – From Acts 1:9 The Feast of the Ascension of the Lord is among the oldest feast days in the Church, making it the focus of this week’s Throwback Thursday story. The image with this post —

Springtime is here with all that means. The Easter season continues, pollen counts are high, and thousands of young boys and girls are preparing to meet Jesus Christ in their first reception of Holy Communion. Since the spring doubles as “first communion season,” today’s Throwback Thursday highlights the second graders

In the wake of Amoris Laetitia much discussion has turned to discussion of family life. With that in mind, today’s Throwback Thursday is a prayer/pledge specifically for those called to the vocation of marriage and family life. The “Christian Marriage Pledge” appeared in a 1967 supplement to The Catholic Telegraph-Register

The Catholic Telegraph is just two weeks away from releasing the 2016 Festival Guide and today’s #ThrowbackThursday photo encapsulates the spirit of Catholic church festivals. A young boy and girl are shown enjoying a ride on a “scrambler” ride in the forefront. A ferris wheel and carousel are clearly seen

The Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in downtown Cincinnati was first built in the 1840s, but the massive bronze doors presently serving as the Holy Door for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy were installed in 1957. Today’s Throwback Thursday is a photo of former Cincinnati Archbishop Karl J.

In every diocese around the globe this week, a Chrism Mass was (or today will be) celebrated. At this Mass, priests, deacons, religious and laity all gather with their bishop, generally at his cathedral, where he will bless the holy oils that will be used throughout his diocese for the coming