A diocesan first

Bishop Richard F. Stika reported that Cardinal Justin Rigali made Diocese of Knoxville history on Nov. 28 by participating in the Ordinary Consistory for new cardinals from Knoxville. Cardinal Rigali, who is in residence in Knoxville, took part in the Consistory via Zoom, the Internet-based meeting link that has become …

Thoughts on Crucial Voting Decisions

By Debbie & Duane Donahoo All Saints Parish As Americans consider their choices in the coming elections, we have a wealth of information on candidates and what their positions are on crucial issues. The data we need to make our choices are widely and easily available. But, in addition to …

New safe environment program replaces VIRTUS training

The Diocese of Knoxville is introducing a new safe environment program for the protection of children and vulnerable adults that will apply to all diocesan volunteers and employees. Effective July 1, the diocese has implemented the CMG Connect online platform to administer the safe environment program, which replaces the VIRTUS …