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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...

Annual Marian pilgrimage returns to National Shrine

For The Dialog   WASHINGTON – On a day when Bishop Malooly rededicated the Diocese of Wilmington to the Immaculate Conception, many who participated in the...

Cardinal Dolan: If sanctuary of the womb is violated, no one...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York warned that if the sanctuary of the womb is violated, then other sanctuaries...

New Trinity dome mosaic at national shrine will be ‘wonder to...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Builders, church leaders, choir members and journalists gathered atop eight floors of scaffolding, 159 feet high, in the Basilica of...

Newborn left in a New York City manger a sign of...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A baby in a manger is proof enough for Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York that Americans can express...

Pope will visit nation’s capital as a pastor, says Washington cardinal

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Pope Francis will make history during his visit to Washington in September, when he becomes the first pope to address...

Archbishop Kurtz asks pro-life marchers to be ‘holy, kind and brave’

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The president of the U.S. bishops’ conference Jan. 22 exhorted the thousands of Catholics at the closing Mass for...

Cardinal O’Malley says ‘choice,’ ‘reproduction rights’ rhetoric hides brutality of abortion

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Supporters of legal abortion are like the emperor from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” said...

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