News Release

Audit Finds Diocese in Full Compliance with Child Protection Guidelines
November 25, 2020

It was the 18th consecutive year of compliance in the 18 years since the audits began.

Final Report on Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program
November 24, 2020

Independent Administrators Award $15.85 Million to 96 Applicants

Allentown Central Catholic High School Switches To Virtual Learning Through Friday
November 11, 2020

(November 11, 2020) Allentown Central Catholic High School has switche

Quarantine Will Postpone Next Football Game For Allentown Central Catholic
October 01, 2020

Members of the Allentown Central Catholic High School football team are quarantining because two adults who were in close proximity to the team reported positive tests for COVID-19.

Frackville Man to Receive Papal Honors
September 29, 2020

Michael J. O’Connor, a parishioner of St. Joseph the Worker Church in Frackville and the Supreme Secretary of the Knights of Columbus has been named a Knight of the Order of St. Sylvester by Pope Francis.

Fire-ravaged elementary school will not be rebuilt
September 11, 2020

Students will transition to another nearby school after this year; $1 million scholarship fund to be established

Father Robert Potts restored to ministry
August 27, 2020

Investigation is Complete; Allegation Deemed Unfounded

Priest tests positive for COVID-19
August 05, 2020

Father Andrew N. Gehringer, pastor of Holy Infancy Parish, Bethlehem, has tested positive for Covid-19 and has begun a self-quarantine. Out of an abundance of caution, the church has been closed temporarily.

15 Diocesan priests get new or additional assignments
August 04, 2020

Some took place July 21. The majority will take effect August 25

Diocesan schools also will have virtual learning as an option
July 28, 2020

Catholic schools in the Diocese of Allentown also will have virtual learning as an option when schools reopen this year.