News Releases

  • Ecumenical prayer service to focus on racial tension and violence Wilmington’s Cathedral of Saint Peter is the site of the Sept. 9th event August 25, 2016 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, will host an ecumenical prayer service to mark the National Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities on Friday, September 9, 2016 ...
  • Bishop Malooly to commemorate Sept. 11th attacks at two Masses August 9, 2016 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, will commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City, at the Pentagon, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, with two Masses on Sunday, September 11, 2016, it was announced recently. The first Mass ...
  • “Catholic Forum” releases upcoming program topics and guests Author interviews, a tribute to a program founder, the Cathedral of St. Peter, back-to-school, and a celebration of Mother Teresa’s canonization will be featured. July 21, 2016 — (Wilmington, Delaware) — “Catholic Forum,” the radio program/podcast produced by the Office of Communications of the Diocese of Wilmington, has released a listing of topics and guests through ...
  • Christ Our King to close in the fall May 18, 2016 — (Wilmington, DE) — Christ Our King Catholic Church in Wilmington, Delaware will close sometime this fall, the Diocese of Wilmington announced last night at a meeting of parishioners. The exact closure date is still being discussed, but it is projected to be sometime between the end of September and the end ...
  • Catholic Charities receives grant from Walmart Foundation May 9, 2016— (Wilmington, DE) — Catholic Charities, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is again the recipient of a grant from the Walmart Foundation, provided through Catholic Charities USA, that will enable Catholic Charities to expand its efforts throughout Delaware and the nine counties of the Eastern Shore of Maryland to educate families ...
  • Diocese of Wilmington releases a video about the life of Eastern Shore native, Father Paul Wattson January 11, 2016 — (Wilmington, Delaware) — The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington has produced and released a short video on the life of Maryland Eastern Shore native, the Rev. Paul Wattson, SA, (1863-1940) – also known as Father Paul of Graymoor – who may be the first person born in what is now the Diocese, ...
  • Independent audit finds Diocese of Wilmington in compliance with Charter. November 2, 2015 — (Wilmington, DE) — The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington has once again been found to be in complete compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, the comprehensive action plan adopted by the U. S. bishops in 2002 to effectively deal with sexual abuse of minors by members ...