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December 2, 2021

Father Geoff Drew of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati was placed on administrative leave on July 23, 2019 as a result of a pattern of behaviors – such as boundary violations and texting a minor – in contradiction to the Decree on Child Protection. Subsequent to being placed on administrative leave . . .

December 1, 2021

The Families of Parishes configuration is finalized and will be announced to the public on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr, of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, will promulgate the Families of Parishes at the 11 a.m. Mass . . .

November 30, 2021

A new Ohio Historical Marker will be dedicated to Daniel Rudd. Rudd was a 19th century Catholic entrepreneur who was born into slavery in Bardstown, KY before moving to Ohio and becoming a newspaperman, lecturer, publicist, and advocate for the Roman Catholic Church. . . .

October 16, 2021

At the direction of Pope Francis, a Synod has been convoked that will run from 2021 until 2023 entitled, For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation and Mission. On Sunday, October 17, 2021, the Synod will open in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The Catholic Church has at times called Synods to . . .

June 18, 2021

As Catholics, we believe that all life, given by God, has immutable dignity that can never be taken away. This belief is challenged in many ways – one of which – the State of Ohio’s continued use of the death penalty as a form of punishment in our criminal justice system. But there is hope . . .

June 15, 2021

On Saturday, June 19, 2021, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Church of Cincinnati. The Diocese of Cincinnati was erected in 1821 as the 9th diocese in the now defined United States. At the founding . . .