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April 2014

Just as the workday was winding down on April 3, 1974, an F-5 tornado that was part of what would later be called a super outbreak, touched ground 10 minutes southwest of Xenia. Ten minutes later on that fateful day 40 years ago, the storm charged into the city of

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  The sins of the founder have weighed heavily on the religious movement of Regnum Christi and the priestly order the Legionaries of Christ, but after much soul searching and an Apostolic Visitation by the Holy See, the movement can see the light at the

From Staff & Wire Reports Ursuline Academy won its second-straight OHSAA Division I Swimming state championship Feb. 22 in Canton, scoring 281 points. The school sent nine swimmers to state, winning eight of 11 events in the process.

Staff Report The following is a glance at the inner-workings of the new OHSAA competitive balance proposal. For a story on the proposal, click HERE. Ohio high school sports are divided into divisions based on enrollment. This way big schools play big schools and small schools play small schools, leading

The 2014 competitive balance proposal by the OHSAA hopes to address perceived inequality between public and private high schools in Ohio. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Despite similar measures being voted down in 2011, 2012 and 2013, the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) has put a competitive balance proposal back on the table for voting this May. The 2014 proposal, which was unanimously approved by the OHSAA Board of

As many young adults do, my first inclination in the morning is to grab my phone or tablet to check messages and status updates that came in through the night. Plus, I often use my tablet to say the Office, email, Facebook, Twitter, play a few games here and there,

Dear Father: In the past my husband and I have donated to various organizations, only to learn that they use donations for embryonic stem cell research. While they do much good, they still support this practice. We have stopped giving, but I also know a lot of Catholics who donate

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph  As a child growing up in St. Louis, Mo., one of Franciscan Sister Rose Marie Weckenmann’s favorite activities was making a trip to the neighborhood library and returning home with stacks of books. How fitting then, that her love of the written word

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Sometimes people can forget the power of saying thank you. In the zeal to serve and spread the Gospel, dinners and other events related to church affairs often serve multiple purposes. Some are fundraisers and social gatherings, others aim to raise awareness or spread

By Steve Trosley The Catholic Telegraph  Tom Coz’s title seems almost as long as the stormy history of his office. But as the coordinator of the Office of Safe Environment for the Protection of Children and Youth looks back over that history during national “Child Abuse Prevention Month” (April,) he