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by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 8, 2021 / 16:00 pm The Archbishop of Washington on Wednesday clarified the Church’s teaching on when life begins, after Catholic President Joe Biden last week said life does not begin at conception. “The Catholic Church teaches, and has taught, that life – human

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Jul 28, 2021 / 15:03 pm Students and professors at the Catholic University of America (CUA) are building a full-scale truss replicating that which was destroyed in a 2019 fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. On the lawn in front of the Basilica of

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jul 27, 2021 / 16:10 pm Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington has reportedly withdrawn permission for a solemn pontifical Mass that was to be offered August 14 in D.C. A pontifical Mass is celebrated by a bishop in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jun 29, 2021 / 13:33 pm President Joe Biden’s regular parish in Washington, D.C. issued a statement on Tuesday that its priests and ministers will not deny Communion to those approaching to receive. “Holy Trinity Catholic Church will not deny the Eucharist to persons presenting

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