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Tom Dao unravels red tape. Dao, a Vietnamese who arrived in the United States and Cincinnati in 1985, has become involved in  social service advocacy for the elderly and others in need in the Vietnamese community. “Some of what I do is help elderly people fill out applications for things

Adults and children around the nation gathered in front of televisions on this date 30 years ago to watch the launch of a space shuttle called Challenger. It was to be the 10th mission for the Challenger and it was carrying Christa McAuliffe, a Catholic, who was set to be the first

In a now-reverent place in Poland, impressions are etched where life’s dreams once ended. While Auschwitz, the most infamous German concentration camp in Poland touched Kristin Rutter on her visit there, it was at Majdanek where her emotions peaked. “You’ve never heard of it, right?” Rutter asked. “There were no

The first issue of The Catholic Telegraph printed after the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe vs. Wade published on Jan. 26, 1973. Four days earlier, a landmark case that would cement the nation’s slide to legalized abortion on demand shook the Catholic community. Then-Archbishop of Cincinnati and future Cardinal Joseph

It was 1911 when 10 German-made stained glass windows were installed in what was then St. Stephen Church in Hamilton. The church building, constructed in 1853 to replace an original 1834 church, today is home to St. Julie Billiart Parish — a 1989 merger of three Hamilton parishes: St. Stephen,

Catholic Schools Week is still a few weeks away, but the Throwback Thursday team couldn’t pass the opportunity to share this cartoon from a 1960s supplement to The Catholic Telegraph-Register. In the cartoon, a pair of young nuns serving in educational ministry discuss student discipline. “I haven’t had a bit

Fans of NFL football in southwestern Ohio tend to root for the Cincinnati Bengals, but an 18-16 playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Jan. 9 left many disappointed. Not only did Cincinnati lose for the fifth consecutive time in the first round of the playoffs, but cheap shots, poor

Ken Griffey Jr., former Cincinnati Red and Seattle Mariner, has been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame with a record 437 of 440 votes. Today’s #ThrowbackThursday is dedicated to Griffey Jr., one of Cincinnati’s most famous Catholic high school graduates. Though a native of Pennsylvania, Griffey Jr. and

Alisha’s world was shattered when her son was murdered last June at a friend’s apartment. Family and friends rallied around her to arrange for his burial, but she still owes the funeral home $1,000. While Alisha works more than 40 hours a week at a fast-food restaurant and a day

Print readers already know the final order of The Catholic Telegraph’s Top 10 stories of 2015, and online readers will find out at midnight tonight, but the tradition of selecting top stories to reflect on the news of the day goes back much further than just the last few years.