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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...

Free speech curtailed in court ruling, according to Archdiocese of Washington

WASHINGTON -- The Archdiocese of Washington was weighing its options after a federal judge denied a request for an emergency injunction over the Washington...

Catholic groups settle in lawsuit against HHS contraceptive mandate

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Dozens of Catholic groups that challenged the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act have reached a settlement with the...

Catholic panelists discuss ‘Faithful Priorities in a Time of Trump’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Catholic panelists gathered to discuss “Faithful Priorities in a Time of Trump” said it is difficult to get over some...

Pope names Dallas bishop to head new Vatican office for laity,...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has named Bishop Kevin J. Farrell of Dallas to head the Vatican’s new office for laity, family...

Supreme Court will hear appeals in Catholic cases against contraceptive mandate...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court justices said Nov. 6 they will hear seven pending appeals in lawsuits brought by several Catholic and other...

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