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Bishop Bransfield Meets with Jesuit Leadership in Rome

Courtesy Photo Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, right, meets with Father Adolfo Nicolás, S.J., superior general of the Society of Jesus, at the Jesuit Curia in Rome Sept. 2. BISHOP BRANSFIELD…

St. Teresa of Kolkata will always be ‘Mother’ Teresa, pope says

Missionaries of Charity nuns present a relic of St. Teresa of Kolkata as Pope Francis celebrates the canonization Mass of Mother Teresa in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Sept….

Follansbee Recovering from July Flood

Photo Courtesy of Craig Howell, Weirton Daily Times Mud cakes the streets of Follansbee following severe flooding July 30. By Colleen Rowan FOLLANSBEE—The city of Follansbee is recovering from flash-flooding…

Celebrating our Jubilarians

Check out our latest issue to see the special supplement honoring our priests and religious celebrating their jubilees

St. Joseph’s, Martinsburg, Parishioner Elected as One of Nine National Directors of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas

Courtesy Photo Carol Bogacz processes at the end of Mass at St. Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh after being installed as one of nine national directors of the Catholic Daughters of…

Diocesan Youth Celebrate World Youth Day in Poland

Courtesy Photo Father R. Eric Hall, IV, joins youth at a rally at the Tauron Arena in Krakow. By Tim Bishop Nearly 30 youth from around the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston…

Road to Recovery

Martina Hart Photo A memorial to victims of the June floods stands on what is left of the foundation of a house in White Sulphur Springs. The floods devastated communities…

Bishop Bransfield Visits Flood-Devastated Richwood

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield visited Richwood July 18 to see the progress of recovery in the town that was devastated by the historic flooding in June. The bishop visited three…

Volunteers Rally in West Virginia’s Flood-Devastated Communities

By Colleen Rowan WEST VIRGINIA—Volunteers have rallied in West Virginia communities devastated by last month’s historic floods which left 23 people dead. Elkview, Richwood, White Sulphur Springs and their surrounding…

Pope calls attack on Nice act of ‘blind violence’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis condemned the attack on Bastille Day Celebrations in France, calling it an act of “blind violence.” The pope expressed his “deep sorrow” and “spiritual…