Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, who toured hard-hit Breathitt County with President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden Aug. 8, said the mission in eastern Kentucky is moving from emergency response to stabilization.
Massive flooding that's been called "one of the worst, most devastating flooding events in Kentucky's history has destroyed hundreds of homes, wiped out entire communities, led to hundreds of rescues and at least 30 deaths.
Windows of the Cathedral of the Assumption and its offices facing South Fifth Street in downtown Louisville were covered with plywood as a precaution May 30 after a second day of peaceful protests turned to violence and vandalism overnight.
As Catholics dutifully sit at home, doing their part to protect vulnerable people from COVID-19, the Holy Spirit has been busy inspiring creative ways to minister in the Archdiocese of Louisville and around the world.
A report by an independent investigator into the Archdiocese of Louisville's handling of clergy sexual abuse in the course of 80-plus years begins as a story of failure followed by what the report calls "a sea change."