Religion

Carlow College Reunion and Celebration

The annual St. Patrick’s Carlow College Priest Reunion is next week. Carlow College in Ireland is where many South Mississippi priests began their journey to priesthood. In its 69 years, the…

Ordained as the bishop of the Biloxi Diocese

This afternoon at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral, Louis Kihneman was ordained as the bishop of the Biloxi Diocese. Kihneman comes to the Gulf Coast from Corpus Christi, Texas. He previously served at several churches across Texas. He…

Biloxi welcomes new bishop

Tomorrow will be a big day for the nearly 60,000 Catholics on the Gulf Coast as Louis Kihneman is ordained as the bishop of Biloxi. News 25’s Taylor Rubach caught up with the bishop elect and tells us his plans…

Could married men become priests?

Catholics are weighing in on Pope Francis’ interview this week with a German magazine where the Pope suggests the possibility of married men as priests. Today, News 25’s Taylor Rubach sat down with a local priest to get his opinion.…

Lighting the Largest Menorah in Mississippi

Another Christmas might have come and gone, but it’s still the holiday season. The Jewish celebration of Hanukkah lasts for eight days each year. The Chabad of South Mississippi hosted the lighting of the state’s largest menorah at Edgewater Mall,…

New Bishop has Strong Ties to the Coast

There’s a new bishop in Biloxi and he’s no stranger to the Gulf Coast. Pope Francis has named Reverend Louis Kihneman the Third to serve as the fourth bishop of Biloxi. The appointment was announced today in Washington, D.C. The…

Religious Objections

A federal judge has denied a request by Governor Phil Bryant to allow the religious accommodations act to take effect during the appeal process. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves the same judge who blocked the law hours before it would…

The Last Supper Play at St. Alphonsus Catholic School

Today fourth and sixth graders at St. Alphonsus Catholic School in Ocean Springs broke bread to celebrate the second graders first Holy Communion tomorrow. Students and faculty gathered to watch the boy’s reenact The Last Supper. The participants worked on…

Religious Accommodations Act Is Now Law

Mississippi is garnering national attention after Governor Phil Bryant signs the religious accommodations Act into law. This came a day after heavy protests at the state capitol. Taking to twitter, Bryant said he did so to "Protect sincerely held religious…

Catholics Observe Ash Wednesday

On Ash Wednesday, people go to mass to get ashes in the sign of a cross on their foreheads. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson went to St. Alphonsus Catholic Church to learn more about Ash Wednesday. “From dust we came, and…

Muslims and Christians Debate

“Allah is Satan, Jesus is God.” It’s that statement on Cowan Road Baptist Church’s marquee that has spurred conversation between Muslims and Christians on the Coast.

Muslims and Christians Debate

“Allah is Satan, Jesus is God.” It’s that statement on Cowan Road Baptist Church’s marquee that has spurred conversation between Muslims and Christians on the Coast.

Being Religious in 2015

A Baptist pastor, Catholic parishioner and a lesbian couple sat down with News 25’s Shelby Myers to discuss the hardships of holding to their religious faith in an ever-changing America.