Archbishop Dennis Schnurr

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Voters check in at a polling location on Nov. 7, 2023, in Columbus, Ohio.

Ohio voters overwhelmingly approve amendment enshrining abortion in state constitution

Nov 7, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

With 59% of the vote tallied, nearly 56% of voters selected “yes” for the adoption of Issue 1, in contrast... Read more

Pro-abortion vandalism at Incarnation Catholic Church in Centerville, Ohio, ahead of the Nov. 7, 2023, vote on Issue 1 in the state.

Pro-abortion vandals target Ohio Catholic churches, schools before Issue 1 vote

Nov 1, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

One church was defaced with pro-abortion messages spray-painted on a window and more than a dozen other church properties had... Read more

A sonogram picture of a fetus in the second trimester of a woman's pregnancy

Cincinnati archbishop urges Catholics to reject state abortion amendment in November

Aug 14, 2023

By Daniel Payne

“As Catholics, we are morally obliged to uphold the dignity of life of all vulnerable humans,” Archbishop Dennis Schnurr wrote... Read more

The Cincinnati Bengals play the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LVI on Feb. 13, 2022.

Do the Bengals have a prayer? Will the Rams reach the Promised Land? LA, Cincy archbishops place their bets

Feb 9, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

The archbishops of Los Angeles and Cincinnati announced a friendly wager on Wednesday, Feb. 9 ahead of the upcoming Super... Read more

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Cincinnati archdiocese announces parish 'family' groups amid massive consolidation effort

Dec 6, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati this week announced plans for groupings of parishes, called “families,” which will greatly reduce the number... Read more

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr of Cincinnati.

Cincinnati archdiocese implementing reorganization process of parish mergers

Oct 2, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is implementing a multi-year parish reorganization process which will transform the its 208 parishes into 60... Read more

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr celebrates Mass at the tomb of St. Peter along with other bishops from the United States' Region VI during their ad limina visit to the Holy See.

Cincinnati archbishop: I would not have approved Biden’s visit to Catholic university

Jul 20, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Archbishop of Cincinnati on Tuesday said he was not informed of President Biden’s upcoming visit to a Catholic university... Read more

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr of Cincinnati, outside the Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains at the bicentennial Mass for the archdiocese

Cincinnati archdiocese celebrates 200 years, looks forward 

Jun 18, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

On June 19, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati celebrated its bicentennial with a Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving offered by Archbishop Dennis... Read more

Bishop Joseph Binzer.

Cincinnati auxiliary bishop resigns after failing to act on allegations

May 7, 2020

By Ed Condon

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cincinnati Auxiliary Bishop Joseph R. Binzer, who was accused in August of failing... Read more

Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk.

Former USCCB president and Archbishop of Cincinnati dies age 85

Mar 23, 2020

The former head of the U.S. Catholic bishops’ conference and archbishop emeritus of Cincinnati, Daniel E. Pilarczyk, died on Sunday... Read more

Bishops gather in Baltimore for the USCCB 2019 Fall General Assembly.

Bishops reject funding hike for USCCB, for now

Nov 11, 2019

By Matt Hadro

While the proposal fell 18 votes short of passage, Archbishop Schnurr said he expected the votes of absent bishops to be... Read more

Bishop Dennis M. Schnurr of Cincinnati (File Photo/CNA)

Cincinnati archbishop 'anticipating' Vatican investigation into handling of abuse case

Sep 17, 2019

By Ed Condon

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr of Cincinnati has submitted a report to Rome, following criticism of the archdiocese’s handling of allegations of... Read more

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr- CNA file photo. Mercy Health logo- public domain.

Condom distribution at Catholic hospital stops after Cincinnati archdiocese speaks up

Apr 10, 2018

By Kevin J. Jones

A county-run needle exchange program hosted in a Catholic hospital’s parking lot has stopped distributing condoms, following action from Archbishop... Read more