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Bishop Steven Raica offers Mass at the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome Dec. 12, 2019.

Bishop Steven Raica to follow Bishop Baker as head of Birmingham diocese

Mar 25, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Wednesday accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert Baker of Birmingham, Alabama, nominating Bishop Steven J. Raica of the... Read more

Death row in an American prison.

Catholics react to Alabama execution of Nathaniel Woods

Mar 6, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Late Thursday evening, the state of Alabama executed 43 year-old Nathaniel Woods by lethal injection.  Read more

Bishop David Foley, who died April 17, 2018. Photo courtesty of the Diocese of Birmingham.

In Alabama, EWTN remembers Bishop Foley’s service to the Church

Apr 18, 2018

The death of Birmingham’s Bishop Emeritus David Foley prompted tributes from those he served, including the EWTN Global Catholic Network,... Read more