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The Catholic Telegraph

Founded in 1831, The Catholic Telegraph is the official news source of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

Bishop Fenwick, how did you feel when you were ordained Bishop of Cincinnati? A dept of unspeakable gratitude calls me to the feet of the Most Holy Father at this time. While I am at a loss for words, Most Eminent Father and Patron, do you supply by reason of

St. Peter in Chains Cathedral Processional of the Diaconate Ordination (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Live Mass: Saturday, June 19, 2021: Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains, 11:00 a.m. Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving on the Bicentennial Anniversary EDT Pope Francis General Audience >> Pope Francis Angelus    

Solemn Vespers on the Eve of the Bicentennial Anniversary of the Archdiocese, live broadcast from St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, Friday, June 18, 2021 4:30 p.m.

On a cool, clear autumn morning, Comboni Father Edward Mason arrived in the port of New York on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 1939. Behind him, Europe was fighting a brutal, bitter war. Ahead lay the exciting challenge of establishing a Comboni Missionary community, searching for vocations and seeking support for

Father Clarence J. Rivers was the first Black priest ordained in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. He is a nationally known figure in Catholic music and liturgy and was an iconic figure for the Black Catholic community throughout the country. Father Rivers died in 2004, but his influence is still perceptible

The following is a modified version of an article written by Father Earl Fernandes for The Catholic Telegraph in Feb. 2011. The U.S. has a rich history of freedom. Still, every nation’s history is filled with shadows and light; great evils have been tolerated and even perpetuated. This year marks

Father Jan Schmidt at the Basilica of the Pilar in Zaragosa Spain (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Thursday, June 17, 2021: Jessica Rinaudo and Jennifer Schack interview Fr. Jan Schmidt Thursday, June 10, 2021: Dominick Albano and Jessica Rinaudo interview Michele Smith in the Archives. Thursday, June 3, 2021: Dominick Albano gives his weekly update plus live interviews from the 2021 Marian Pilgrimage! Thursday, May 27, 2021:

Who (or what) are all our Catholic high schools named after, anyway? Here’s a quick guide to the names of the archdiocesan and independent Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati: Archbishop Alter High School, Dayton Named for Karl Joseph Alter, fifth archbishop of Cincinnati, the school opened in

On Saturday, June 19, 2021, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Church of Cincinnati. The Diocese of Cincinnati was erected in 1821 as the 9th diocese in the now defined United States. At the founding, the newly created Diocese of Cincinnati encompassed

Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving on the Bicentennial Anniversary of the Founding of the Church of Cincinnati, Saturday, June 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.