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default FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Archbishop Coakley responds to 10th Circuit ruling on marriage amendments Popular

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Archbishop Paul Coakley responds to a recent 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision, in which a three-judge panel ruled that state constitutional amendments that define marriage as exclusively between one man and one woman violate the U.S. constitution.

default FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Archbishop Coakley on anticipated arrival of immigrants at Fort Sill Popular

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Archbishop Paul Coakley expresses his concern for the pastoral needs of the 1,200 unaccompanied immigrant children expected to arrive at Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma, as a part of a federal effort to offer material and legal assistance to more than 47,000 unaccompanied minors apprehended at the border since October.

default FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Archbishop Coakley ordains three seminarians as deacons Popular

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At 10 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Archbishop Paul Coakley ordained Lance Allan Warren, Aaron James Foshee and Daniel Gregory Grover to the transitional diaconate, the holy order that immediately precedes priesthood.

default FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Archbishop Coakley responds to progress of HHS litigation Popular

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Archbishop Coakley responds to the ruling of a U.S. District Court judge that exempts the employer members of the Catholic Benefits Association from the Affordable Care Act contraceptive mandate.

default FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Archbishop Coakley responds to execution of Clayton Lockett Popular

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The day after a failed execution, Archbishop Coakley said the event calls the death penalty into question and urged Oklahomans to weigh carefully the demands of justice and mercy.

default Alliance for Catholic Education presents Oklahoma educator with prestigious Sorin Award Popular

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On March 11, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Oklahoma City, the Alliance for Catholic Education presented Sister Catherine Powers, CND, with the University of Notre Dame's Sorin Award for Service to Catholic Schools.

default Archbishop Coakley responds to death of Christ the King student Popular

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Archbishop Paul Coakley, Catholic schools superintendent Dr. Cris Carter and Christ the King pastor Father Rick Stansberry respond to the death of Quaid Thomas Dolan, 4, a student at Christ the King Catholic School.

default FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Catholic Charities director announces 32nd annual Green Tie Gala Popular

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The 32nd annual Green Tie Gala of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is slated for 6 p.m. March 8 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.

default Archbishop Coakley responds to district judge ruling Okla. morning-after pill law unconstitutional Popular

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Archbishop Paul Coakley responds to a district judge ruling an Oklahoma law to regulate access to emergency contraceptives to be unconstitutional.

default FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Archbishop Coakley responds to ruling on Oklahoma marriage amendment Popular

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Archbishop Paul Coakley responds to a federal district judge ruling an Oklahoma marriage amendment unconstitutional.

default FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: National Catholic Education Association to honor local principal Popular

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The National Catholic Education Association has named Christ the King Catholic School principal Karen Carter a "National Distinguished Principal."

default FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Archbishop Coakley to join global prayer campaign to end hunger Popular

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At noon Dec. 10, 2013, Archbishop Paul Coakley will lead the Catholics of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City and other men and women of good will in a prayer to end world hunger as a part of a global campaign launched by Pope Francis and sponsored by Caritas Internationalis.

default FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Archbishop Coakley responds to 'Most Fabulous Story Ever Told' Popular

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Archbishop Paul Coakley responds to "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told," a play (and perverse rewrite of the Bible) showing at the Oklahoma City Civic Center from Dec. 5 to Dec. 22.

default Archbishop Coakley named Chairman of CRS Board of Directors Popular

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Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, appointed Archbishop Paul Coakley of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City as Chairman of the Catholic Relief Services Board of Directors.

default Archbishop Coakley announces Director of New Evangelization Popular

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Evangelist, scholar and broadcaster Carole Brown, Ph.D., will spearhead the newly created Office of New Evangelization.

default Archbishop Coakley announces vision Popular

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Archbishop Coakley: "Go Make Disciples" will inform all that we do over the next five years

default Archbishop Coakley on Syria: "The road to peace is paved with prayer" Popular

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Archbishop Paul Coakley responds to Pope Francis' call for an international day of prayer and fasting for peace in Syria, the Middle East and around the world.