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1:30 am
Mon November 3, 2014

A trove of Archdiocese of Cincinnati relics are moving to a new archive

Vestments of Bishop Fenwick made with brass thread.
WVXU - Ann Thompson

 

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Religion
2:44 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Three local priests defrocked

The Vatican has removed three priests in the Cincinnati Archdiocese over allegations of improper conduct involving minors. 

Before Tuesday’s announcement, Thomas Kuhn had been on administrative leave since 2002. He was convicted of public indecency and providing alcohol to minors while serving as pastor of St. Henry’s Parish in Dayton. Kuhn served as the principal of Elder High School in the 80's. 

Thomas Feldhaus was suspended in 2003 after he was accused twice of touching a child. At the time, he was serving as an associate pastor in Mount Airy. 

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Pope Named
4:52 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Catholic leaders react to choice of Pope Francis

Cincinnati Archbishop Dennis Schnurr says he was surprised by the selection of Pope Francis and will do research to learn more about him.
Credit Ann Thompson / WVXU

Cincinnati's Archbishop says he is rejoicing with the Hispanic population on the selection of Pope Francis. Dennis Schnurr sees it as recognition of the importance of Latin America. He says Latin America and Africa are the two fastest growing Catholic regions of the world. 

He says, "Right from the get go there was speculation that the cardinals would be looking to either Latin America or Africa and that speculation proved to be true."

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Religion
9:32 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Church responds to Pope's resignation

Local Catholic church officials are reacting to today's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of the month.

In a statement, Cincinnati Archbishop Dennis Schnurr writes:

“In announcing his resignation, Pope Benedict XVI has acted humbly and unselfishly for the good of the Church. That same spirit has characterized his entire life of service.

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