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A charter bus crashed on the interstate outside Pueblo, Colo., June 23, 2019.

Catholic youth group involved in fatal Colorado bus crash

Jun 24, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

A charter bus carrying members of a Catholic group from New Mexico crashed Sunday in southern Colorado, killing two people... Read more

Columbine High School.

How Denver’s archbishop responded to Columbine

Apr 20, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

How Denver's archbishop responded to the shooting at Columbine High School.  Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver gives a catechesis session during World Youth Day in Rio July 25, 2013.

Denver archbishop releases letter responding to claims by priest

Sep 28, 2018

By Ed Condon

The Archdiocese of Denver has released a letter in response to a series of accusations posted online by one of... Read more

Bishop Jorge Rodriguez.

Denver bishop to offer Christ the King Mass for immigrants and refugees

Nov 25, 2017

Auxiliary Bishop Jorge Rodriguez of Denver will celebrate a Spanish-language Mass for immigrants and refugees on the Solemnity of Christ... Read more

Julia Greeley.

Former slave Julia Greeley first to be buried at Denver’s cathedral

Jun 12, 2017

By Aaron Lambert

In what was a historic first for the Archdiocese of Denver, the exhumed remains of a potential saint were laid... Read more

Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Colorado.

Messages from alleged Denver visionary not approved by Church

Feb 16, 2017

New claims that messages from alleged visionary Charlie Johnston have been approved by the Church are false, the Archdiocese of... Read more

Julia Greeley.

For the ex-slave who blessed Denver, a path to sainthood opens

Dec 18, 2016

Julia Greeley was born into slavery in Hannibal, Missouri. But her cause for sainthood was opened on Sunday in Denver,... Read more

Reading.

How a new classical academy is reaching out to millennial parents

Sep 18, 2016

Coming in 2017, families in Northern Colorado will have the option to send their children to a Catholic elementary school... Read more

Julia Greeley.

From slavery to model of mercy – the powerful story of Julia Greeley

Sep 7, 2016

Julia Greeley was a familiar sight on the streets of Denver in the late 1800s and early 1900s.  Read more

Bishop-designate Jorge Rodriguez.

Want Catholics back in church? Reflect Jesus, Denver's new bishop says

Aug 25, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

Father Jorge Rodriguez, the next auxiliary bishop of Denver, believes there is a way to help lapsed Catholics return to... Read more

Fr. Jorge Rodriguez, Auxuilary Bishop-elect for the Archdiocese of Denver.

Pope names Mexican-born priest as new auxiliary bishop of Denver

Aug 25, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Thursday, Pope Francis appointed Mexico native Fr. Jorge Rodriguez, former professor and Vice-Rector of St. John Vianney Seminary, as... Read more

Pregnancy center partnership aims to improve women's healthcare in Colorado

Oct 30, 2015

By Hillary Mast

When Jenny Langness took over as executive director of Real Choices Pregnancy Resource Center two years ago she was shocked... Read more

Chalice.

Denver's Archbishop Aquila restores sacraments to original order

May 23, 2015

In an unprecedented change for an archdiocese, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver announced that the Sacraments of Initiation –... Read more

Sisters of Life at a 2010 benefit dinner.

Two young religious orders look to expand to Denver this summer

Mar 27, 2015

Two rather new orders of religious sisters looking to expand their missions have set their sights on the Archdiocese of... Read more

Program for the interreligious peace prayer service held in Denver's Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Aug. 11, 2014.

Hundreds attend interreligious prayer for peace in Denver

Aug 13, 2014

By Mary Farrow

An estimated 900 people of the three Abrahamic religions packed the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Denver... Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver speaks on the new evangelization on Jan. 7, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.

Denver archbishop: Follow Pope's example of evangelization

Jan 7, 2014

Pope Francis' witness shows Catholics how to care for the poor and suffering while bringing the new evangelization to a... Read more

Seventh grade students on retreat.

Flood teaches stranded kids lessons in faith

Sep 18, 2013

Two buses driving up to St. Vincent de Paul School in Denver late Friday, Sept. 13 were cheered by weary... Read more

Crowds gather at the John Paul II Center in Denver to celebrate and remember the 20th annniversary of the 1993 World Youth Day Aug 15, 2013.

Denver World Youth Day brought 'joy,' vitality to local Church

Aug 20, 2013

By Elise Harris

At the event's recent anniversary, participants in World Youth Day Denver recalled how the presence of Blessed John Paul II... Read more

World Youth Day participants at Mile High Stadium in Denver, 1993.

Denver archdiocese: World Youth Day launched spiritual revolution

Aug 15, 2013

In 1992, Denver was one of three American cities that had been vying to host World Youth Day the following... Read more

Dave and Jenny Uebbing with their children.

CNA's Rome editor takes on new role with Denver archdiocese

Jul 29, 2013

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila has named CNA's Rome Bureau News Director, David Uebbing, to serve as his assistant as the... Read more