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Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D.

March 2015 Conversations, Segment 3

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the third segment … Continue reading


March 2015 Conversations, Segment 2

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the second segment … Continue reading


“New Day” for Catholic Education

I can’t wait for next Wednesday’s Salute dinner to benefit the Catholic Education Foundation and to honor – to salute – exemplary Catholic school grads of the past.  This will be the silver jubilee for this event, and I must … Continue reading


Catholic News Service Interview

Yesterday (March 11), I talked to Catholic News Service about the Tuesday, March 10 statement regarding religious persecution released by the Administrative Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Here is a video of that interview.         


Welcome Bishop-Elect Stowe!

My statement on the appointment of Bishop-elect John Stowe as the third bishop of Lexington. Statement I give thanks to God for the wonderful news that Pope Francis has appointed Bishop-elect John Stowe, O.F.M. Conv. as the third Bishop of … Continue reading


Statement on Religious Persecution

Yesterday the Administrative Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a call for prayer and action on behalf of those who are victims of religious persecution around the world.  This is an especially appropriate call during Lent, … Continue reading


March 2015 Conversations, Segment 1

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the first segment … Continue reading


February 2015 Conversations, Segment 2

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the second segment … Continue reading


Winks From God

I like to share good news.  Below is a letter that movingly describes how things we do every day – a friendly greeting or a hospital visit from a pastor – can make a big difference in the lives of … Continue reading


Giving It Up for Lent

Want to learn everything possible about the season of Lent and much more?  Take the time to review this Lent-special web site prepared by the archdiocesan Office of Evangelization (thanks, Sal Della Bella).   I just saw it this morning … Continue reading