- May 26, 2020
he Diocese of Nashville and the Catholic community are responding to the needs, both immediate and long-term, of those affected by deadly tornadoes that ripped across Middle Tennessee in the early hours of March 3, leaving at least 24 people dead.
The historic Church of the Assumption in Nashville’s Germantown neighborhood was one of a number of churches and other buildings that suffered significant damage early March 3 when a tornado cut a swath of destruction through the city that stretched for miles.
Earlier this year, Bishop J. Mark Spalding visited India to express his thanks and gratitude to the families and religious order superiors of the 11 Indian priests living and serving in the Diocese of Nashville.
A Tennessee priest who banned Harry Potter books from a Catholic school’s library was accused by parents of causing their children psychological and spiritual harm.
A Catholic school in Tennessee has removed the Harry Potter books from its library after the school’s priest decided they could cause a reader to conjure evil spirits.
The tidal wave of New York state abuse related lawsuits have named a total of 4 U.S. bishops.