Lent begins each year on Ash Wednesday in the Catholic Church. The season covers the six week period that leads up to Easter Sunday.
WASHINGTON—In a landmark ruling, a divided Supreme Court June 26 said same-sex marriage is constitutional nationwide. “The nature of marriage is that, through its enduring bond, two persons together can find other freedoms, such as […]
BY TOMMY HOWARD THE CATHOLIC MISCELLANY GEORGETOWN—Mary Hughes Shumpert is a rarity in many ways. Born a Catholic in the deep South on Oct. 19, 1914, she has lived to see the start of her […]
Schools under the umbrella of the Diocese of Charleston’s Catholic Schools Office recently underwent an external review to determine if diocesan-wide accreditation would be renewed — and they passed with flying colors. The diocese first […]