Wednesday, December 11, 2019030Washington authorities apprehended a suspect in an incident involving an attack Dec. 10 against two security guards at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the largest Marian shrine in the United States, at the height of its busiest season.
Friday, June 14, 2019038
By Carol Zimmermann
Catholic News Service
BALTIMORE — During the June 11-13 spring assembly of the U.S. bishops in Baltimore, it was clear the bishops had to respond to the sexual abuse crisis in the church — and on the last day of their gathering they approved a series of procedures to begin this process.
On June 13,...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019054
By Catholic News Service
WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee May 24 called for "prayers for the victims and their grieving families and communities" affected by devastating storms from Texas to Illinois.
"I am profoundly saddened by the loss of life and the damage caused by the tornadoes...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018042The Carolinas were hard hit with record rainfall and flooding rivers from tropical storm Florence since it made landfall Sept. 14. And although the storm was downgraded from a hurricane to a Category 1 tropical storm, it still caused extensive water damage.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018070Saying that the best way to serve the Catholic Church as it moves into the future, Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington announced he plans to meet soon with Pope Francis to discuss the resignation that he submitted three years ago when he turned 75, as required by canon law.
Thursday, September 6, 2018084During the second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Sept. 5, U.S. Appeals Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh said his experience serving the homeless with Catholic Charities and tutoring at Washington Jesuit Academy has influenced him as a judge because of the importance of "standing in the...