Archdiocese of Oklahoma City - Latest News :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archdiocese of Oklahoma City - Latest News
Nov 20, 2020 - 07:01 pm .- The Diocese of Tulsa has withdrawn from the Oklahoma Council of Churches because the group will not defend the life of unborn children from abortion, its bishop said earlier this month.
Sep 16, 2020 - 04:08 pm .- In the second known instance in the United States, a man who believed himself to be a validly baptized Catholic and ordained priest had to “re-receive” all of his sacraments, including ordination, after discovering that his baptism was invalid.
Apr 25, 2020 - 04:00 am .- A tornado destroyed an Oklahoma parish, and its pastor says he's lucky to be alive. But a stained-glass window of Blessed Stanley Rother was unharmed by the tornado.
Nov 6, 2019 - 01:55 pm .- Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City broke ground Sunday on what will be the largest Catholic church in the state— the Blessed Stanley Rother Shrine, meant to honor a late Oklahoma priest on the path to sainthood.
Jan 28, 2019 - 03:52 pm .- Being and making disciples of Christ is a life-long project that requires a continued renewal of focus and recommitment to the Lord, Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City said in his new pastoral letter.
Sep 21, 2018 - 03:01 am .- The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced Tuesday that its capital campaign, one of the goals of which is the construction of a shrine for Blessed Stanley Rother, had surpassed its original $65 million goal.
Jul 27, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- On Saturday, parishes across Oklahoma will celebrate the first feast day of the first U.S. born martyr, Blessed Stanley Rother, marking the 37 anniversary of his death.
May 14, 2018 - 06:03 pm .- With the signing of a bill preserving the religious freedom of adoption agencies in Oklahoma, Gov. Mary Fallin drew praise from the state’s Catholic bishops on Friday.
May 18, 2017 - 06:01 am .- The remains of Venerable Stanley Rother were exhumed last week and moved to a chapel in Oklahoma City in preparation for the beatification Mass of the first US-born martyr.
Dec 2, 2016 - 11:39 am .- Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother, a priest of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City who served in Guatemala, making him the first martyr to have been born in the United States.
May 2, 2015 - 06:01 am .- The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case challenging the use of the lethal injection in the United States, following a number of botched executions.

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