- May 11, 2021
As dusk fell April 29, nurses pushed Father Michael Kottar in his wheelchair just outside a North Carolina rehabilitation center where 27 young men studying to become priests stood preparing to say goodbye.
Joe Hunt, the first African American member of the Knights of Columbus in North Carolina, died Feb. 13 at age 87.
Churches that meet on private school campuses in North Carolina could allow members or visitors to carry concealed handguns if they’re otherwise permitted in legislation approved Monday night by the state Senate.
Concealed weapon permit holders could carry handguns on North Carolina private school campuses when separate church services are happening onsite in legislation approved on Tuesday by a state Senate committee.
It was a day to thank God for sending more laborers to gather his harvest, Diocese of Charlotte leaders said as they blessed and formally opened St. Joseph College Seminary.
A 5.1-magnitude earthquake originating near Sparta was felt in Charlotte a little after 8 a.m. Sunday — just as parishioners at St. Gabriel Church were listening to the first reading of Sunday’s Mass.
A Catholic priest in North Carolina will remain on administrative leave after allegations of sexual abuse against him were revealed last year, the Charlotte diocese’s bishop said.
North Carolina legislators and leading sheriffs want Gov. Roy Cooper to clarify or remove a portion of his executive order that limits how religious services can convene under his eased stay-at-home rules for COVID-19.