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by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jul 13, 2021 / 06:00 am The Vatican announced Tuesday that Pope Francis appointed Illinois priest Msgr. John C. Iffert to be the next bishop of the Diocese of Covington, Kentucky. Iffert, 53, will succeed Covington’s 10th bishop, Roger J. Foys, whose resignation was accepted

CNA Staff, Dec 7, 2020 / 04:37 pm MT (CNA).- An order shuttering in-person education until Jan. 4 in Kentucky amid rising COVID-19 cases amounts to religious discrimination, the US Supreme Court has been told in amici curiae briefs. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear (D) temporarily halted in-person learning in the

CNA Staff, Nov 25, 2020 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- Kentucky’s four Catholic dioceses will not suspend public Masses despite the governor’s request that religious services be held online only until December 13. Gov. Andy Beshear (D) requested that houses of worship stop having in-person services in an effort to

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

Students and other participants hold signs at the 2020 March for Life in Washington, DC, on Jan. 24, 2020. Credit: Peter Zelasko/CNA
Lexington, Ky., Jan 25, 2020 / 11:27 am (CNA).- One person is dead and others are injured after an oncoming car struck a charter bus carrying Covington Catholic students and chaperones back from the national March for Life in Washington, D.C., local sources have reported. According to witnesses speaking to

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

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

In addition to the seven men being ordained for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati on Saturday, three Mount St. Mary’s Seminary graduates will be ordained to serve elsewhere. Alson on Saturday, Deacon Jason Bertke of the Diocese of Covington will be ordained at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the

Messenger Staff report “I am very grateful for all the work you do,” said Bishop Roger Foys at the opening reception, May 31, of the 2015 National Safe Environment and Victim Assistance Coordinators Leadership Conference. “You know as well as I do, even better than I do, that our work