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Cross honoring soldiers who died in World War I deemed unconstitutional

WASHINGTON — A 40-foot-tall cross memorializing soldiers who died in World War I that sits at a busy intersection in the Washington suburb of...

Virginia priest asks forgiveness for having been KKK member

ARLINGTON, Va. — Writing in the Arlington Catholic Herald, Father William Aitcheson, a priest of the Diocese of Arlington, asked forgiveness for having been...

Bishop DiLorenzo of Richmond dies

RICHMOND, Va. — Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo of Richmond died at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond late Aug. 17 from heart and kidney failure....

Bishops decry ‘abhorrent acts of hatred,’ racism, white supremacy in Charlottesville,...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — In the aftermath of a chaos- and hate-filled weekend in Virginia, Catholic bishops and groups throughout the nation called for...

Atlanta auxiliary named new bishop of Raleigh

  Pope Francis has named Atlanta Auxiliary Bishop Luis R. Zarama to head the Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina. He succeeds Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, who...

Candidates’ faith draws attention at vice presidential debate

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — In opening remarks during the vice presidential candidates’ debate Oct. 4, each candidate alluded to faith, but they didn’t return...

Pope names new bishops in Alaska and Virginia

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Roger L. Schwietz of Anchorage, Alaska, and appointed Bishop Paul D. Etienne of Cheyenne,...

Clinton’s VP pick, a Catholic, faces criticism for his stand on...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Only a week after Donald Trump chose as his running mate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, who was raised a Catholic...

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...

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