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Alabama priest laicized after civil marriage to 18-year-old 

Jan 8, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Alex Crow was originally suspended from ministry in July after he abandoned his assignment in the archdiocese and left the... Read more


Alabama priest marries teen after abandoning post, leaving for Europe

Nov 22, 2023

By Tyler Arnold, Joe Bukuras

Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi said in a statement that he expects the Vatican to laicize Father Alex Crow. Read more

The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Mobile, Ala., consecrated by Bishop Michael Portier in 1850.

Documentary chronicles Bishop Michael Portier,  the 'Servant of the South'

May 11, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A new documentary chronicles the life of Bishop Michael Portier, the first Bishop of Mobile and a giant in the... Read more

Archbishop Thomas Rodi of Mobile

Mobile archbishop tests positive for COVID-19, reminds public to get vaccinated

Oct 6, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Archbishop Thomas Rodi of Mobile has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in quarantine, the Archdiocese of Mobile announced on... Read more

Dioceses in southern US shut down as Hurricane Sally brings floods

Sep 18, 2020

Dioceses in Florida and Alabama have shut down offices and schools as a large storm has flooded numerous houses and... Read more

Damage is seen from a tornado which killed at least 23 people in Beauregard, Ala., March 4, 2019.

Mobile archbishop: Victims of deadly tornadoes need your prayers

Mar 4, 2019

By Kevin J. Jones

Various storms spawned deadly tornadoes on Sunday, killing at least 23 people in central Alabama and causing more destruction through... Read more