News Releases

  • Catholic Charities to provide support to victims of human trafficking February 10, 2016 – (Wilmington, DE) – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington is assisting victims of human trafficking as part of the Trafficking Victims’ Assistance Program, with funding through the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Because trafficking victims often cannot obtain needed services, Catholic Charities and other agencies are stepping up to help them ...
  • Catholic Charities to honor Ellen Kullman at Annual Tribute Dinner Mrs. Ellen Kullman January 13, 2016 — (Wilmington, DE) — Ellen Kullman, DuPont’s first female Chief Executive Officer and Chair, will receive the Msgr. Thomas J. Reese Award at Catholic Charities Annual Tribute Dinner on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. The Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington, will present the award at ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Vocations Guild announces Tenth Annual Drawing Contest winners. Dec. 28, 2015 ~ (Wilmington, Delaware) ~ The Diocese of Wilmington’s Vocations Guild has released the names of the winners of the organization’s tenth annual Vocations Drawing Contest. During Vocations Awareness Week in November 2015; first, second, third and fourth grade students from Catholic schools and religious education programs throughout Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore ...
  • “Catholic Forum” radio program is now available as a podcast. November 5, 2015 — (Wilmington, DE) — “Catholic Forum,” one of the oldest and longest-running Catholic radio programs in the United States, is now available as a podcast, it was announced recently. The program debuted as “Catholic Forum of the Air” on WDEL in Wilmington, Delaware in April of 1939 and has been airing on ...