Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

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St. Peter Catholic, a career and technical high school in Houston.

First of its kind Catholic trade high school debuts in Houston

Feb 16, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston has opened a first of its kind Catholic trade school for high schoolers in Texas’ largest... Read more

The tabernacle belonging to St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church in Katy, Texas, was stolen May 8, 2022.

Arrest made in Texas church theft, though tabernacle remains missing

May 14, 2022

By CNA Staff

A suspect has been charged with burglary in connection with the theft of a tabernacle from a parish church in... Read more

Bishop George A. Sheltz.

Galveston-Houston archdiocese mourns death of retired auxiliary Bishop Sheltz

Dec 22, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Bishop George Sheltz, an auxiliary bishop emeritus of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, died Tuesday at age 75.  Read more

A prayer vigil was held at the Church of the Annunciation in Houston in the aftermath of the nearby Astroworld music festival stampede Nov. 5, 2021.

Local Catholic church holds vigil for Astroworld victims: ‘Turn to God in joys as well as in sorrows’

Nov 11, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The Church of the Annunciation hosted a prayer vigil Nov. 7, 2021, for victims of the Astroworld music festival stampede,... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo at the USCCB autumn General Assembly in Baltimore, Nov. 12, 2018.

Traditional Latin Masses to end in some Houston parishes but continue in others, Cardinal DiNardo says

Sep 2, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Several parishes may continue to celebrate Traditional Latin Masses in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, but several others must cease, Cardinal... Read more

Bishop George A. Sheltz.

Pope Francis accepts resignation of 75-year-old auxiliary bishop in Texas

Jun 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

Bishop George A. Sheltz has served as an auxiliary bishop of Galveston-Houston since 2012. Read more

Bishop-elect Italo Dell’Oro, C.R.S.

Pope Francis names Italian-born Somascan priest an auxiliary bishop in Texas

May 18, 2021

Bishop-elect Italo Dell’Oro has served in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston since 1992. Read more

Two retired Catholic bishops test positive for coronavirus amid Texas surge

Jun 29, 2020

Amid a surge of coronavirus cases in Texas, four retired clerics, including two bishops, have tested positive at a priests’... Read more

Houston parish closes again after priests test positive for coronavirus

May 19, 2020

Three members of the Redemptorist community who live and work at a Houston parish have tested positive for coronavirus, leading... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, Texas in Vatican City during the Synod of Bishops on October 9, 2015.

DiNardo denies mishandling priest abuse case and confession allegations

Jun 5, 2019

By JD Flynn

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston disputed reports that Cardinal Daniel DiNardo mishandled a sexual abuse claim against a priest, and denied... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo.

Cardinal DiNardo hospitalized after 'mild stroke'

Mar 16, 2019

The president of the U.S. bishops’ conference was hospitalized March 15 after suffering a mild stroke, according to a statement... Read more

St. Mary's Cathedral Houston.

District attorney searches Houston archdiocese

Nov 28, 2018

Investigators have executed a search warrant on the chancery offices of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. A search warrant obtained by... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, Texas in Vatican City during the Synod of Bishops on October 9, 2015.

Cardinal DiNardo denies priests named in report ‘credibly accused’

Nov 21, 2018

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, has denied that he allowed two priests to remain in active ministry despite credible... Read more

Texas priest arrested for alleged child sex abuse

Sep 12, 2018

A priest of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston was arrested Tuesday in connection with allegations that he sexually abused at least... Read more