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Arkansas Capitol Building in Little Rock, AR.

Religious freedom on the Arkansas ballot: what to know

Oct 25, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Voters in Arkansas will see a ballot measure related to religious freedom when they go to the polls Nov. 8. Read more

St. Andrew Cathedral, Little Rock.

Arkansas diocese cancels public Triduum services, but keeps ministry alive

Mar 13, 2020

By JD Flynn

As efforts to thwart the coronavirus pandemic continue, one diocese has announced that public Masses will be suspended until after... Read more

Pastor of vibrant Arkansas parish named Bishop of Shreveport

Nov 19, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis Tuesday appointed Msgr. Francis Malone, pastor of an Arkansa parish known for having generated many priestly vocations, as... Read more

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, who signed the 'triggered' abortion ban Feb. 19, 2019. Photo courtesy of the governor's office.

Little Rock diocese welcomes Roe-triggered abortion ban in Arkansas

Feb 22, 2019

By Perry West

The Diocese of Little Rock has said that a law signed Tuesday banning abortion in Arkansas in the event that... Read more

Faith, life and learning: Catholics in Arkansas get a new high school

Aug 24, 2018

Northwest Arkansas has its first independent Catholic school with the Aug. 16 opening of Ozark Catholic Academy.  Read more

Bishop Anthony Taylor.  CNA file photo

Arkansas bishop skips pro-life march over death penalty concerns

Jan 18, 2018

Bishop Anthony Taylor of Little Rock has said he will not attend the local March for Life because its keynote... Read more

Two Arkansas executions called off, but five remain planned

Apr 18, 2017

Catholics in Arkansas and around the country continue to pray for death row inmates in the state, after courts on... Read more

Catholics heartened by stay on flurry of planned executions in Arkansas

Apr 17, 2017

By Matt Hadro

As judges halted the planned executions of eight inmates in 10 days in Arkansas, Catholics around the country pointed to... Read more

As wave of executions draws near, Catholics in Arkansas pray for an alternative

Apr 9, 2017

By Adelaide Mena

Even though legal options have run out, Catholics in Arkansas are still pushing back against a wave of eight executions... Read more