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Poet Amanda Gorman gained prominence in her parish before shedding light...

WASHINGTON  -- Long before she burst into the public spotlight delivering her inauguration poem, Amanda Gorman got a standing ovation from fellow parishioners of...

Inaugurations speak to our innate need to start over: Elise Italiano...

Having been a resident of Washington for 10 years, I was privileged to witness three presidential inaugurations. Despite the fact that the ceremonies were...

In times of violence, we need to return to God’s law...

Looking outside from my apartment, my stomach sickened. Additional fencing encircling government buildings at the corner had been added to reinforce uplifted car barriers. I...

Legendary Georgetown University basketball coach, Hall of Famer John Thompson, dies...

WASHINGTON -- John Thompson, the Hall of Fame college basketball coach who guided Georgetown University in Washington to a national championship in 1984, died...

Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli of Paterson retires; Pope Francis names Father...

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli of Paterson, New Jersey, and named Father Kevin J. Sweeney, a...

The psychological links to the sounds we hear — Father Eugene...

The variety of sounds in a city is bewildering. Recently I identified sounds I heard while standing on the corner of Connecticut Avenue in...

Religious sites around Washington D.C. show it is not just a...

WASHINGTON -- Washington isn't exactly known for its religious memorials. Tourists visit D.C. to see the Capitol, the White House, the Washington Memorial and other...

Archbishop Gregory says President Trump has ‘deepened divisions’ with remarks about...

WASHINGTON -- Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory said recent public comments by President Donald Trump and others about Baltimore and the responses those remarks...

U.S. bishops join Pope Francis reacting to photos of drowned migrant...

WASHINGTON -- U.S. bishops joined Pope Francis in expressing sadness after seeing photos of the lifeless bodies of a migrant father and his daughter...

House debates rejecting spending bill to overturn pro-life policies

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives has begun debate on a bill that will overturn at least nine pro-life policies, including reinstating taxpayer-funded abortion...

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