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Archbishop-elect Shelton Fabre of Louisville, Kentucky

Pope Francis names Louisiana Bishop Fabre to lead Archdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky

Feb 8, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Bishop Shelton Fabre will succeed Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, who led the Archdiocese of Louisville from 2007. Read more

Armonté Snodgrass, freshman at Louisville's Saint Xavier High School, who received the 2021 Rodriq McCravy Scholarship award at the 34th annual African American Catholic Leadership Awards banquet

Catholic schools have ‘mighty role’ for Black Catholic leaders, Louisville archbishop says

Aug 25, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

The Louisville archdiocese has made steady progress in enrolling more African-Americans in Catholic schools, and Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz. CNA file photo.

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

Sep 24, 2020

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

Catholic parish in Kentucky helps job seekers 're-brand' amid coronavirus

Jul 29, 2020

By Perry West

As numerous U.S businesses have closed because of the effects of the coronavirus, a Kentucky parish has opened a ministry... Read more

Crowds at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Catholics oppose buffer zone around Kentucky's last abortion clinic

Jul 25, 2017

Pro-life activists in the Archdiocese of Louisville have spoken out against a city ordinance which resulted in the creation of... Read more