SCOTUS strikes down Texas abortion regulations, Ohio likely affected

In a 5-3 vote June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics that required them to comply with standards of ambulatory surgical centers and required their doctors t...

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Fortnight for Freedom Central: Daily reflections, prayers and actions

Each year since 2012 dioceses around the country have arrange special events to highlight the importance of defending religious freedom. The Fortnight for Freedom is from June 21—the vigil of the Fe...

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Supreme Court tie vote blocks temporary plan to stop deportations

IMAGE: CNS photo/Andrew Gombert, EPA By Carol Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — With a tie vote June 23, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Obama administration’s plan to temporarily protect m...

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SVDP warehouse roof collapses in wake of storm [Video]

A warehouse owned by St. Vincent de Paul suffered a partial roof collapse in the wake of severe storms that rolled through Cincinnati early Thursday morning. See video and more photos below The build...

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Transcript: What did Pope Francis say about the church and apologizing?

During his flight from Armenia to Rome on Sunday, Pope Francis gave a press conference to the assembled journalists aboard the papal plane. He reflected on his three-day trip to Armenia, his upcoming ...

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SCOTUS strikes down Texas abortion regulations, Ohio likely affected

In a 5-3 vote June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics that required them to comply with standards of ambulatory surgical centers and required their doctors t...

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Christians should apologize for helping to marginalize gays, pope says

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Cindy Wooden ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM ARMENIA (CNS) — Catholics and other Christians not only must apologize to the gay community, they must ask forgiveness of God ...

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Shared faith should lead to joint action, pope and patriarch say

IMAGE: CNS/Paul Haring By Cindy Wooden YEREVAN, Armenia (CNS) — Applying the common faith they professed publicly earlier in the day, Pope Francis and Armenian Apostolic Catholicos Karekin II ur...

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Events

Rooted In The Vine

June 26, 2016 7:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SVDP Liz Carter Outreach Center, 1125 Bank Street, Cincinnati, OH 45214

Rooted in the Vine: a dynamic immersion experience for high school students that infuses Catholic social teaching with hands-on service to those in need in a prayerful way. Don’t miss this powerful...

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Introduction to Catechetical Ministry - #1 Vocation and Ministry of the Catechist

June 27, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
St. Susanna Church, 616 Reading Road, Mason, 45040

This workshop will discuss the meaning and purpose of catechesis, apply the elements of vocation and stewardship to the role and responsibilities of the catechist, and explain the qualities and charac...

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Christian Morality

June 27, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
St. Veronica, 4473 Mt. Carmel-Tobasco Road, Cincinnati, OH 45244 United States

This course will present Church teaching on the relationship between moral principles, law, conscience, freedom and sin.  Contemporary moral issues will be examined in light of Church teaching, moral...

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