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Bishop Roger J. Foys

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Mar 30, 2021 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- Kentucky lawmakers voted Monday evening to override Gov. Andy Beshear’s veto of school choice legislation. Both the state’s House and Senate voted to override Beshear’s veto of House Bill 563, which would use tax credits to fund

Washington D.C., Jul 24, 2020 / 03:05 pm MT (CNA).- The Washington Post has settled a defamation lawsuit filed by Nick Sandmann, who as a student at Covington Catholic High School was at the center of a national controversy after the 2019 March for Life. The terms of the settlement

A sea of blue fills the levee during the Cross the Bridge for Life in Newport, Ky. Sunday, June 2, 2019. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
Two weeks ago on June 2, a huge crowd lined the banks of the Ohio River in Newport to celebrate the annual Cross the Bridge for Life. Check out this marvelous video:

Thousands cross the Purple People Bridge during the Cross the Bridge for Life celebration on Riverboat Row in Newport, Sunday, June 3, 2018. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
Thousands of people from both sides of the Ohio River will come together for a family festival and a walk across the Purple People Bridge to celebrate the beautiful gift of human life, at all its stages, regardless of age, ability or disability. The 14th annual Cross the Bridge for

Affirming life and love at area’s largest pro-life event By Gail Finke Despite dire threats of thunderstorms, the 13th annual Cross the Bridge for Life celebration took place June 3 under a cloudless, azure sky. As always, not a drop of rain fell.      “A lady called me to

Priests from the Diocese of Covington and Archdiocese of Cincinnati cross the Purple People Bridge during the Cross the Bridge for Life celebration on Riverboat Row in Newport, Sunday, June 3, 2018. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
Thousands of people from both sides of the Ohio River gathered at the Newport Festival Park Sunday for the 13th annual Cross the Bridge for Life. Both Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr (Cincinnati) and Bishop Roger Foys (Covington) made the walk across the “Purple People Bridge” and back, and offered their

  A shorter version of this article appeared in our print edition: “Welcome to the job, Father Williams” – current M.C.s share thoughts By Gail Finke Father Jason Williams doesn’t know what to expect when he becomes the next Master of Ceremonies for Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr. Ordained two years

By Gail Finke With little publicity, an annual family celebration of the gift of life continues to grow.  Thousands assemble in Newport every year for Cross the Bridge for Life, a hybrid event that’s part street festival and part fitness walk – with prayer, food, music, and family activities along

Row 1 (L to R): Steve Broering, Peter Caccavari, Greg Doud, Bishop Foys, Graham Galloway, Nathan Beiersdorfer, Fr. Paul Keller (representing Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary), Deacon Mark Machuga (Director of the Office of the Diaconate)
February 25, 2018: Men in diaconate formation took their next step to becoming permanent deacons in the Acolyte Ceremony during Mass at the Basilica of the Assumption in Covington KY. The reading in Mark’s Gospel was about the Transfiguration, and Bishop Foys hoped these men would have a mountaintop moment