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Bishop Schlert Celebrates Mass with Allentown Knights of Malta

The Order of Malta is the oldest lay religious order of the Catholic Church and seeks to glorify God by promoting the sanctification of each member through his or her work with the sick and poor, and his or her defense of the Catholic faith.

Because We Are Catholic: Advocating for Children When Their Parents Cannot

Vince Wohlheiter is a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate who monitors children who needed to be taken from their parents by a legal system to protect them from neglect, drug abuse or abandonment.

Theology on Tap Hears Personal Story ‘From Islam to Christ’

Derya Little was 11 years old when she rejected her family’s Islamic faith after her parents’ divorce and set out to live an atheistic life – until she encountered the Catholic faith.

Bishop Alfred Schlert Reports on Progress on the Anniversary of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report

The one-year anniversary of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report on clergy sexual abuse provides an opportunity for me to report on what the Diocese of Allentown has done, and what we will continue to do, to prevent abuse and to keep children safe.

Concrete Action to Prevent Abuse and Keep Children Safe

It has been one year since the release of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report on clergy sexual abuse, and during that time, the Diocese of Allentown has taken additional concrete steps – on top of the robust program it already has in place – to prevent abuse and to keep children safe.

Bishop Barron: Now is the Time to Stay and Fight

In his new book, one of America’s best-known Bishops has a message for Catholics who are thinking about leaving the Church because of the clergy sexual abuse scandal: Now is not the time to leave, but to stay and fight, on behalf of yourselves, and on behalf of those who have suffered abuse.

Compliance by the Numbers

Summary of Child Safety and Compliance Activities in the Past Year

Because We Are Catholic: Priest Answers Call to Serve in Military

Father James Harper (right) shakes hands with Lt. Charles M. Banks, Jr of the U.S.Navy after being sworn into military service August 9 in the chapel at St. Thomas More, Allentown.

Quo Vadis and Fiat Days Call Young Men and Women to Discernment

The Blessed Mother and the archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel and St. Raphael guided 91 young men and women discerning their life’s path July 14-18 during 2019 Quo Vadis and Fiat Days at DeSales University, Center Valley.

Bethlehem Catholic Seniors Winners in Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Essay Contest

Three members of the Bethlehem Catholic High School class of 2019 took top honors in the senior high category of the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Essay Contest.