Interview with Terry Meiners

Listen to my conversation with Terry Meiners about our upcoming Catholic Men’s Conference, as well as good discussion about recent legislation to protect the child in the womb passed in Kentucky.

Listen to “Archbishop Kurtz talks abortion, church outreach, and more” on Spreaker.

To register for the Men’s Conference, go to www.archlou.org/mensconference.

2019-03-29T09:05:09+00:00March 29th, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|

March 2019 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 from our March 2019 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I present a new video series produced by the Archdiocese: The Catholic Mass: Work of the People.

2019-03-22T11:44:20+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|

March 2019 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 from our March 2019 episode, I interview Father Wayne Jenkins, retired priest of the Archdiocese, about how the role of the pastor has evolved over the years.

2019-03-19T11:08:13+00:00March 19th, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|

Scholarship Tax Credit Legislation and Catholic Social Teaching

This past week, former State Representative Jim Wayne authored an opinion piece that encouraged Catholics to oppose the Scholarship Tax Credit proposal known as House Bill 205.  While I appreciate Representative Wayne and his years of dedication to our state and the Catholic Church, I feel compelled to respond to his central claim that Scholarship Tax Credits are contrary to Catholic social teaching.

A Scholarship Tax Credit program would help ensure that students, regardless of their financial situation, have the opportunity […]

2019-03-11T11:25:05+00:00March 11th, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|

Prayer for an End to Infanticide

I support the effort of Archbishop Joseph Naumann, chair of the U.S. Bishops Committee on Pro-Life Activities, to pray and raise awareness about legislation that was defeated in the U.S. Senate, the ” Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act,” which would have prohibited infanticide.

Below is a prayer prepared by Archbishop Naumann and his committee to raise awareness about this issue:

Prayer for an End to Infanticide
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The U.S. Senate recently failed to pass the […]

2019-03-08T11:35:30+00:00March 8th, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|

March 2019 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 from our March 2019 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I discuss the Lenten Message from Pope Francis and good spiritual practices for Lent.

2019-03-06T10:53:11+00:00March 6th, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|

STATEMENT ON APPOINTMENT OF THE MOST REVEREND DAVID P. TALLEY AS BISHOP OF MEMPHIS

It is with deep joy that I join with the faithful of the Diocese of Memphis in welcoming Bishop David P. Talley as the 6th bishop of Memphis and thanking our Holy Father Pope Francis for this wonderful appointment.  Bishop Talley, 68 years old, brings a wealth of experience as a priest for almost 30 years and as a bishop in his sixth year.  He has served well as a diocesan […]

2019-03-05T07:00:36+00:00March 5th, 2019|Archbishop's Blog|