When Father Charles Trullols was growing up in Spain, solemn Eucharistic processions on the streets were a regular part of the Catholic way of worship. The director of the Catholic Information Center in Washington for the past six years wants to start his own annual tradition for the CIC.
Madeleine Albright, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, the first female secretary of state and longtime professor at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, died March 23 in Washington. She was 84.
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will host a recitation of the rosary on Monday, May 17, at noon (EDT) as part of Pope Francis’ call for a worldwide marathon of rosaries for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the annual Red Mass for government and legal professionals, Archbishop Jose Gomez made a strong case for America’s tradition of welcoming immigrants and promoting religious freedom. The mass was attended by five justices of the United States Supreme Court.
My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, This article is written on the eve of the Apostolic visit of Pope Francis to the U.S. As we await his arrival from Cuba, we express our hopes that his visit to our Nation will bring about a better understanding of human dignity and the need for […]
A record 3,000 pilgrims from the Diocese of Brooklyn traveled to Washington, D.C. for a pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate in Conception .
The meeting was part of a dialogue between the U.S. bishops and Iranian Muslim leaders on nuclear weapons.
Bus transportation will be available from various points around the diocese to Washington, D.C., for the national March for Life next Wednesday, Jan. 22. Buses are leaving from the following sites. Call to reserve your seat in advance. B.V.M. Help of Christians (St. Mary’s Winfield), Woodside — Bus leaves after 5:30 a.m. Mass. Call Kevin and […]
WASHINGTON (CNS) – Anticipating the worst, religious leaders gathered the day before the federal government shut down to denounce what they called “political brinkmanship.” “Shutting down the government will do real damage,” said the Rev. David Beckmann, a Lutheran minister and president of the Christian citizens’ anti-hunger lobby Bread for the World. “Risking our nation’s […]
by Richard Szczepanowski WASHINGTON (CNS) – As American policymakers debated military intervention in Syria, Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl joined Pope Francis and Catholics around the world in calling for peace and a just solution to the violence that has wracked the country and other parts of the world. “Today we pray for those who are […]