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4 years 4 months ago

Catholic Charities event rained out

Some nasty weather will not dampen the enthusiasm of a major fundraising campaign in Colorado Springs. Thursday night, people ran for cover when a huge storm rained out the initial launch of the "Freedom from Poverty" celebration sponsored by Catholic Charities. With hopes of raising $20,000, the event...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Ghost hunters find bones in mansion wall

Wellsburg, West Virginia's sprawling Aspen Manor mansion was built in 1895 by the Vandergrift family as a boys' getaway that hosted gambling and cockfights. Later, the Catholic community took over and turned it into an assisted living home where nuns and priests once lived. Most recently it's been...

5 years 1 month ago

Longtime Pueblo bishop welcomes successor

On Tuesday Bishop Arthur Tafoya held a news conference to welcome his successor, Fr. Fernando Isern from Miami. Tafoya, who has been the bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Pueblo for 29 years, will retire in mid-December. "I want to thank the good people of Southern Colorado for the warm...

5 years 1 month ago

Pueblo Bishop announces retirement

The Catholic Diocese of Pueblo has announced Bishop Arthur Tafoya will retire on December 10, 2009. The diocese says the Catholic Church requires bishops to retire after turning 75 years old. Bishop Tafoya is 77. Fr. Fernando Isern from Miami will be ordained as the new bishop of Pueblo...

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