News Release

Diocese to Open High School for Students in Recovery
September 06, 2018

Recognizing the critical need to provide spiritual, academic and emotional development for students who are in recovery from addiction, the Diocese of Allentown will open the nation’s first faith-based recovery high school next year.

Statement on arrest of Diocesan priest
August 21, 2018

The Lehigh County District Attorney has announced charges against a priest of the Diocese of Allentown

Diocese Statement on Statewide Grand Jury Report
August 14, 2018

Past incidents of abuse contained in the Grand Jury Report are abhorrent and tragic. We apologize to everyone who has been hurt by the past actions of some members of the clergy.

Diocese issues statement on State Supreme Court's Grand Jury ruling
July 27, 2018

Below is the statement of the Diocese of Allentown on the ruling by the State Supreme court on the release of a redacted report of the Statewide Grand Jury"


Bishop sends letter on status of grand jury report
July 13, 2018

Over the next few days, more than 80,000 households across the Diocese of Allentown will receive a letter from Bishop Alfred Schlert regarding the status of the Statewide Grand Jury Report.

New program means additional scholarships for diocesan students
July 09, 2018

Students in Diocese of Allentown schools will benefit from nearly $1 million in additional scholarships thanks to the first year of an innovative program

Purchase completed of new building for Catholic school in Tamaqua
July 03, 2018

The Diocese of Allentown today completed the purchase of a new building to house the growing Saint Jerome Regional School

Bishop issues statement on immigration
June 19, 2018

Diocese of Allentown Bishop Alfred Schlert has issued a statement on immigration

Diocesan newspaper wins two national awards
June 18, 2018

The A.D. Times, newspaper of the Diocese of Allentown, received two awards in the just-announced Catholic Press Association 2018 Catholic Press Awards.

Diocese to expand learning support program in Berks County
June 18, 2018

To meet a growing need, the Diocese of Allentown Office of Education will open a second Berks County location of its Aquinas Learning Support Program