- Feb 21, 2020
In 1826, Bishop John England, the founding Bishop of the new Diocese of Charleston. was asked if he could explain what Catholicism was and what the American republic could rightly expect from its Catholic citizens.
After more than seven decades of ministry by Franciscans in the Diocese of Charleston, the religious order’s Holy Name Province has told a group of its friars they are being withdrawn from South Carolina.
Former Vice President Joe Biden attended the 9 a.m. Mass at St. Anthony Church Oct. 27 and when he presented himself to receive the Eucharist was refused by the pastor.
A 16-year-old has been sentenced to five days in a juvenile jail and 18 months of probation for threatening to shoot up his Catholic school in South Carolina in a group chat where he also sent racist videos.
Hurricane Dorian left the coast of South Carolina and the Diocese of Charleston with far less damage than many originally feared it would.
When officials at a Catholic high school in South Carolina learned that a 16-year-old student made videos of himself firing a gun and using racial slurs, they alerted police, but not parents. After the videos made it into the news over the summer, the backlash came quickly.