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by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jan 19, 2021 / 10:45 am MT (CNA).- President-elect Joe Biden invited both Democratic and Republican congressional leaders to attend a church service with him on Wednesday morning ahead of his inauguration, Punchbowl News reported on Tuesday. The service will take place at the Cathedral

CNA Staff, Dec 12, 2020 / 10:00 am MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Washington is suing the District of Columbia over restrictions on public worship during the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit was filed Friday in U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia. “From the start of the pandemic,” the

by Ed Condon and JD Flynn Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 5, 2020 / 01:30 pm MT (CNA).- The Vatican’s long-awaited report on the career of former cardinal Theodore McCarrick is set to be released early next week, multiple Vatican sources have told CNA. The report, which was initially expected to

CNA Staff, Aug 7, 2020 / 02:15 pm MT (CNA).- Update: The Archdiocese of Washington’s interim superintendent of schools, Kelly Branaman, expressed gratitude for the county’s recognition of “the autonomy of non-public schools to make local decisions on reopening in a safe and appropriate manner.” She said that “we will

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Aug 6, 2020 / 01:30 pm MT (CNA).- A Maryland county has issued a second order preventing non-public schools from reopening for in-person instruction, despite a previous effort being immediately overridden by Gov. Larry Hogan. “Reemphasizing the need to protect the health and safety of

Washington D.C., Jun 2, 2020 / 10:10 am MT (CNA).- Amid burgeoning conflict regarding the president’s response to riots across the country, President Donald Trump visited the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday morning. While a shrine spokesman said the visit was initially planned as

Coats of arms on display in the Cathedral of St. Matthew, Washington, after the removal of the arms of Theodore McCarrick. Credit: Christine Rousselle/CNA
By Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Feb 13, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- Disgraced former archbishop Theodore McCarrick’s coat of arms has been earased from the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C. The former cardinal was laicized in 2019 after being found guilty of numerous crimes, including the

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis has named Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta as the new archbishop of Washington. The appointment was announced April 4 in Washington by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the Vatican nuncio to the United States. Archbishop Gregory, 71, a former president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic