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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston diocese 'extremely disappointed' with law recommencing executions

South Carolina on Monday became the fourth state to officially sanction the use of the firing squad as a method... Read more

Charleston diocese dismayed at South Carolina legislature’s attempt to resume executions

The Diocese of Charleston expressed its dismay Thursday after the South Carolina state House passed a bill effectively allowing the... Read more

Historic court house and post office in Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston diocese, Black colleges seek federal injunction to get COVID-19 relief

A 19th-century constitutional amendment in South Carolina is wrongly blocking coronavirus relief money for Catholic schools, an attorney for the... Read more

Catholic school students. CNA file photo.

Charleston diocese sues South Carolina for barring Covid-relief funds from private schools

The Diocese of Charleston filed a suit against South Carolina on Wednesday challenging the state’s “Blaine Amendment”, which prohibits public... Read more

Bishop Robert Guglielmone.

Charleston bishop cleared by Vatican over abuse claim

The Bishop of Charleston, SC, has been cleared of accusations of sexual abuse by the Vatican, the diocese announced Sunday.  Read more

Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone of Charleston.

Charleston bishop stepping back to fight accusation

The bishop of Charleston, South Carolina announced he will reduce his public appearances after being named in a lawsuit filed in... Read more

Teacher fired for abortion rights social media posts sues Catholic school in SC

A teacher at a Catholic school in South Carolina whose contract was not renewed because of her posts on Facebook... Read more

Members of Congress hold a prayer circle for Charleston shooting victims outside the White House, June 18, 2015.

After mass shooting horror, S.C. Catholics mourn with Charleston church

A mass shooting at a historic African-American church in Charleston, S.C. drew prayers and sympathy from the state’s Catholics, aghast... Read more