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The cathedral church of the diocese is the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption.

The diocese originally consisted of the eastern half of Kentucky, with the Diocese of Louisville containing the western half. Historically, the diocese was composed primarily of descendants of German immigrants to the towns of Covington and Newport in the midth century, who came after the revolutions of The Catholic communities of both Cincinnati and Louisville had a similar demographic.

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Much of the parish architecture in the diocese reflects this German cultural heritage. Inthe southern portion of the diocese was incorporated into the new Diocese of Lexington. Perpetrators included 35 priests. In the early 21st century, the Roman Catholic Church in the United States was revealed to have covered up widespread sexual abuse of minors by priests Archdiocese of covington occurred in numerous dioceses; the scandal was first investigated in Boston, Massachusetts.

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The diocese agreed that any person who claimed to have been sexually abused "Archdiocese of covington" a member of the clergy or a lay employee could seek compensation no matter how long ago alleged abuse occurred. Under terms of the settlement, victims would be placed into one of four categories, depending upon the severity of their abuse.

This was the largest settlement for any Roman Catholic diocese in the United States at the time.

Bishop Foys vowed to meet with every victim of abuse who was willing to meet saying, "Those harmed by these shameful, despicable deeds now need the institutional Church and, more importantly, the pastoral Church to provide as much comfort and peace as possible.

Our hearts must remain open, like Christ's. The diocese contains 47 parishes and 6 missions in 14 counties, the majority of which are concentrated in Boone, Kenton, Archdiocese of covington Campbell Counties.

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As ofthere were 83 diocesan priests, "Archdiocese of covington" religious priests, 28 permanent deacons, religious sisters, and 16 religious brothers. In addition, the diocese also administers six area medical centers under the St. The diocese also administers 28 cemeteries.

The Diocese of Covington contains 39 educational institutions. They are administered either independently, by the diocesan school board, by the parish with which they are affiliated, or by a religious order. In total, in there were 14, students under Catholic instruction.

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