2022 Press Releases

Nov. 22, 2022

St. Andrew Catholic School Mock Trial team wins regional competition

Nov. 16, 2022

Diocese of Charleston supports DACA youth on World Children’s Day

Nov. 11, 2022

Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston urges communities to assist veterans (Veterans Day)

Nov. 9, 2022

St. Joseph Catholic Church dedicates memorial to veterans and first responders

Nov. 4, 2022

Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston celebrates a significant increase in priests and religious vocations during National Vocation Awareness Week

Nov. 2, 2022

Bishop Jacques Fabre-Jeune, CS, releases statement on the upcoming elections

Oct. 24, 2022

Catholic Charities of South Carolina works to save the smiles of those in need

Oct. 23, 2022

St. Joseph Catholic School commemorates Red Ribbon Week

Oct. 20, 2022

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School commemorates Red Ribbon Week 

Oct. 20, 2022

Myrtle Beach Catholic Schools commemorate Red Ribbon Week

Oct. 10, 2022

Daniel’s Law saves lives in South Carolina

Oct. 6, 2022

Blessing of the Bells for Saint Clare of Assisi’s new church

Oct. 1, 2022

The Basilica of St. Peter to host Blessing of the Animals

Aug 19, 2022

City of Charleston honors Bishop Jacques Fabre-Jeune, CS

Aug. 18, 2022

Catholic schools across the state are attracting a record number of students

Aug. 11, 2022

St. Clare’s Home commemorates its first anniversary

June 19, 2022

Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston marks Juneteenth

June 17, 2022

Statement from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston in response to the newly signed Medical Ethics and Diversity law

June 16

Bishop Jacques Fabre-Jeune, CS, to lead Corpus Christi Eucharistic procession in downtown Charleston

St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church to hold Corpus Christi Eucharistic procession

May 4, 2022

Bishop-Elect Jacques Fabre-Jeune, CS to be ordained and installed as Bishop of Charleston

April 8, 2022

Statement from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston regarding the scheduled execution of Richard Moore on April 29

April 4, 2022

Joint statement regarding the South Carolina Senate passing the Education Scholarships Account bill

Feb. 22, 2022

Father Jacques E. Fabre, CS, named the 14th Bishop of Charleston

Feb. 21, 2022

The 14th Bishop of Charleston to be announced at a press conference

Feb. 10, 2022

Ninety-foot spire to be lifted and installed at Saint Clare of Assisi’s new church

2021 Press Releases

Aug. 19, 2021

Statement From the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston regarding its mask mandate inside schools and the pastoral center

Aug. 5, 2021

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston opens St. Clare’s Home, a place for women experiencing a crisis pregnancy

July 14, 2021

Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston and its charitable outreach play a role in the state’s low recidivism rate

June 16, 2021

Statement from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston in response to the South Carolina Supreme Court issuing a stay of execution

June 9, 2021

Statement from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston regarding COVID-19 relief funds from the South Carolina Department of Education

May 5, 2021

Statement from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston in response to the South Carolina House of Representatives passing the death penalty bill

April 14, 2021

Lawsuit calls on federal court to strike racist, bigoted amendment from South Carolina Constitution

March 11, 2021

Statement from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston in response to the S.C. House passing a bill regarding religious freedom

March 5, 2021

Papal Honors to be bestowed on 19 individuals

March 2, 2021

Statement from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston in response to the S.C. Senate passing a bill regarding the death penalty

Feb. 2, 2021

Statement from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston regarding the proposed class action lawsuit related to Bishop England High School

Jan. 28, 2021

Statement from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston regarding the South Carolina Heartbeat bill

2020 Press Releases

Dec. 28, 2020

Special Mass commemorating the first Mass of John England, the first Bishop of Charleston

Dec. 10, 2020

Cardinal Newman School transitions to online learning

Dec. 8, 2020

Bishop England High School transitions to online learning

Nov. 20, 2020

Director of youth ministry arrested and placed on administrative leave

Nov. 10, 2020

Statement from the Catholic Diocese of Charleston regarding the release of the McCarrick Report

Oct. 21, 2020

Statement from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston regarding Pope Francis’ reported comments on same-sex civil unions

Oct. 7, 2020

Joint statement regarding the South Carolina Supreme Court’s decision about SAFE Grants

Sept. 24, 2020

St. Mary’s Catholic School in Greenville is designated one of the best in the nation

Sept. 4, 2020

Father Javier Heredia cleared of criminal charges of sexual misconduct and will return to active ministry

Aug. 27, 2020

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist to be rededicated after major renovation

July 20, 2020

Statement from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston regarding SAFE Grants

June 22, 2020

Catholic Diocese of Charleston participating in State’s First Steps 4K program

June 18, 2020

June 11, 2020

Sister Pamela Smith releases book detailing the 200 year history of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston

June 1, 2020

Bishop England High School student expelled after posting threatening racial verbiage on social media

May 31, 2020

May 18, 2020

Four private schools and the Diocese of Charleston participate in lawsuit against the South Carolina High School League

May 12, 2020

Catholic Charities launches Sister Hope, an emotional support chat service

May 2, 2020

Catholic Diocese of Charleston to resume Masses with restrictions in place

April 23, 2020

Diocese of Charleston names new superintendent of Catholic schools

April 22, 2020

Organizational changes planned for St. Michael, Holy Trinity, and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Schools to better serve students, parents and the community

March 24, 2020

March 20, 2020

Catholic Diocese of Charleston livestreaming Mass and other devotions

March 16, 2020

March 15, 2020

March 12, 2020

Catholic Diocese of Charleston responds to COVID-19

Jan. 27, 2020

The Diocese of Charleston celebrates Catholic Schools Week in the following deaneries:
Beaufort
Charleston
Columbia
Greenville
Myrtle Beach
Rock Hill

Jan. 6, 2020

Statement from the Catholic Diocese of Charleston regarding the Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province