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Kentucky dioceses keep Masses open despite governor's request

Kentucky’s four Catholic dioceses will not suspend public Masses despite the governor’s request that religious services be held online only... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz. CNA file photo.

Louisville's Archbishop Kurtz praying for police officers shot during protests

The Archbishop of Louisville said Thursday he is praying for two police officers who were shot Wednesday night, and he... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz. CNA file photo

Kentucky archbishop does not plan to cancel Masses after governor’s request

Kentucky’s Governor Andy Beshear on Wednesday encouraged churches to cancel their services in fear of the spreading coronavirus. The Catholic... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz. CNA file photo

Louisville's Archbishop Kurtz will return to Kentucky before cancer surgery

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, who announced in July a diagnosis of the most common form of bladder cancer,... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville at the Pontifical North American College in Rome on Oct. 8, 2014.

Archbishop Kurtz resigns as religious liberty chair during cancer treatment

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville has stepped down from leading the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ religious liberty committee... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz.

Archbishop Kurtz voices support for Scholarship Tax Credit bill

Creating a Scholarship Tax Credit program in Kentucky would align with Catholic teaching by assisting families in need and empowering... Read more

Bishop Roger Foys of Covington.

The evolving response of the Church in Kentucky to the Covington Catholic incident

How Kentucky's Catholic leaders have responded to a situation involving Covington Catholic High School students.  Read more

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at a Department of Justice Religious Liberty Summit.

Department of Justice creates Religious Liberty Task Force

The announcement of a Religious Liberty Task Force being created at the Department of Justice drew praise from Archbishop Joseph... Read more

USCCB praises disaster relief policy for churches

The USCCB issued a statement Friday praising the early morning passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act, which, in addition to... Read more

Doctor and patient.

Archbishop Kurtz calls ACLU lawsuit 'baseless'

A lawsuit against the U.S. bishops for teaching Catholic hospitals not to perform direct abortions is “misguided” and unfounded, says... Read more