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Faith can help cleanse societal waters of racism, says Cardinal Wuerl

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- With faith, people can confront and help overcome the evil of racism, Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl said in an...

Panel on faith, faithful in politics called needed in ‘polarized world’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A panel discussion on “Faith and the Faithful in U.S. Politics” is “so needed … in our polarized world,” said...

Cardinal Wuerl blesses cemetery plaques honoring memory, legacy of slaves

  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON  -- Saying the time had come to "right a wrong," Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl blessed and dedicated commemorative bronze plaques honoring...

Trinity ‘central to the mosaic’ at National Shrine of Immaculate Conception

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In the years since its 1959 dedication, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception has had three main...

Members of judiciary should seek justice, mercy in their work, Red...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Those involved in the administration of law should seek justice and mercy in their work, Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of...

New portrait of Mother Teresa unveiled in Washington

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — On the eve of her canonization as a saint, Mother Teresa of Kolkata, who famously disliked being photographed, was immortalized...

Priest-son celebrates Justice Scalia’s funeral Mass at National Shrine

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Just as many pilgrims are passing through the Holy Door at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate...

Cardinal Baum, longest serving U.S. cardinal, dies at 88

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Cardinal William W. Baum, the archbishop of Washington from 1973 to 1980, died July 23 at the age of 88...

Lesson of Special Olympics is ‘all life is beautiful,’ says Shriver

Catholic News Service Tim Shriver says his new book, “Fully Alive: Discovering What Matters Most,” is "really a long thank-you letter to a lot of...

Washington priest recalls narrating Kennedy’s funeral Mass on radio

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — At 82, Msgr. Leonard Hurley still has a distinctive speaking style and ad-libs easily, qualities that served him well 50...

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