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August 2013

In days gone by, Catholics married Catholics. That was the bottom line. In fact, most Catholics did not even attend weddings of other faiths. We were encouraged to marry Catholics, and woe to anyone if he or she fell in love with a Protestant, much less a Hindu, Muslim, or

Dear Father: I was wondering about your June answer in the Telegraph concerning the church’s position on capital punishment. Primarily my question is on the Baltimore Catechism, which I studied under the good sisters, and the quotations you spelled out in your article, among other things. Are these the same?

Staff Report  Although the Year of Faith will draw to a close on Nov. 24, the feast of Christ the King, faithful Catholics in the  Archdiocese of Cincinnati still have the opportunity to receive a special plenary indulgence (a gift of grace from God), by visiting churches/holy sites designated by

Staff Report  Thousands of Americans, mostly African-Americans, started an as yet unfinished journey to equal justice and opportunity in the summer of 1963 with the historic March on Washington. The high point of that event was a speech delivered by an Atlanta clergyman — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  His

By Dr. Jack Rudnick Jr. And even when I am old and gray, O God, do not forsake me, Until I declare Thy strength to this generation, Thy power to all who are to come (Psalm 71:18).

You can’t judge a book by its cover, but a photo of a Catholic priest holding a light saber is certain to get people’s attention. Dutch Father Roderick Vonhogen is on one hand just your average parish priest, but he is also the founder of a Catholic podcasting empire and

By Catholic News Service LEVITTOWN, Penn. — Considering how rapidly the world has changed in the past 100 years, the senior members of families and parish communities have a wealth of memories, which, if shared and preserved, can provide a fascinating and lasting legacy. The American Folklife Center of the

By Megan Walsh  The Catholic Telegraph Missionaries of the Precious Blood Brother Nick Renner has received the 2013 Edwin Vincent O’Hara award for his dedication and passion toward rural conservation. Born and raised near Delphos, Ohio, 15 miles outside of Lima, Brother Nick has always known rural farming life. He

By Megan Walsh The Catholic Telegraph What happens when you, your wife, your brother, your sister-in-law, your daughter, her husband and your sister all contribute to the vibrant parish life of St. Philip the Apostle Parish in Morrow? You have high chances of winning the Family of the Year honors

By Megan Walsh The Catholic Telegraph  According to the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA), student diversity has increased in Catholic elementary and secondary schools over the past 40 years. The College of Mount St. Joseph, seven miles from downtown Cincinnati, is actively addressing the increasing diversity of the archdiocese with