Archdiocese of Louisville http://wfpl.org en Louisville Archbishop Expects a 'Steady Pace' With National, Local Duties http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-archbishop-expects-steady-pace-national-local-duties <p>Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz says he doesn’t expect to have any difficulties balancing his new role as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops with his leadership of the archdiocese.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kurtz was back in Louisville and meeting with local reporters Friday morning.&nbsp;&nbsp; He was elected to a three- year term as president of the national group on Tuesday in Baltimore.</span></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 20:32:17 +0000 Rick Howlett 7574 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Archbishop Expects a 'Steady Pace' With National, Local Duties Preservationists Racing to Meet Fundraising Goal to Restore Historic Plantation House http://wfpl.org/post/preservationists-racing-meet-fundraising-goal-restore-historic-plantation-house <p>Preservationists say they’re making progress toward their fundraising goal for the restoration of a 19<sup>th</sup> century plantation house in Bardstown, but a deadline is looming.</p><p>The group is trying to raise $500,000 &nbsp;for Anatok.&nbsp;&nbsp; The property, now owned by nearby Bethlehem High School, was the birthplace of Daniel Rudd, a former slave who became a prominent journalist and the founder of the National Black Catholic Congress.</p> Tue, 28 May 2013 20:42:25 +0000 Rick Howlett 5576 at http://wfpl.org Preservationists Racing to Meet Fundraising Goal to Restore Historic Plantation House Archdiocese of Louisville Releases 2013 Lenten Fish Fry Schedule http://wfpl.org/post/archdiocese-louisville-releases-2013-lenten-fish-fry-schedule <p><strong>&nbsp;(Update: Looking for the 2014 schedule? <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/archdiocese-releases-louisville-area-fish-fry-schedule">Here it is</a>.)</strong></p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:28:11 +0000 Erin Keane 3968 at http://wfpl.org Archdiocese of Louisville Releases 2013 Lenten Fish Fry Schedule Archbishop Joseph Kurtz: Pope Benedict's Resignation Sign of 'Deep Humility' http://wfpl.org/post/archbishop-joseph-kurtz-pope-benedicts-resignation-sign-deep-humility <p></p><p>The head of the Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville says he’s grateful for Pope Benedict’s spiritual leadership over the past eight years.</p><p>Archbishop Joseph Kurtz was appointed to his post by Benedict nearly six years ago.</p><p>Kurtz says like most everyone, he was taken aback by the pope’s announcement that<a href="/post/pope-benedict-xvi-resigning"> he will resign at the end of month.</a></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:13:44 +0000 Rick Howlett 3923 at http://wfpl.org Archbishop Joseph Kurtz: Pope Benedict's Resignation Sign of 'Deep Humility'