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Four individuals’ selfless and brave acts on a fateful day in the cold Atlantic Ocean during World War II, continue to inspire military chaplain veterans, active military and families today. When Army transport ship U.S.A.T. Dorchester sank on Feb, 3, 1943, killing 672 men, its four U.S. Navy chaplains—Lt. George …

ABOUT THE WARRIORS TO LOURDES PILGRIMAGE The theme of the 62nd PMI is Pacem Meam do Vobis – My peace I give unto you. The cross on this year’s logo was designed in Hungary as the symbol of the 2020 International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest. The cross will be exhibited …

By Zelda Caldwell Baltimore, Md., Nov 14, 2023 / 15:03 pm The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Archbishop Timothy Broglio, on Tuesday called on Israel to pursue negotiations in its war with Hamas terrorists. When asked about Israel’s military actions in the Gaza Strip and civilian casualties …

Archbishop Broglio has issued the following statement on the occasion of Veterans Day: “11 November marks the end of the First World War, the “useless slaughter” in the words of Pope Benedict XV. War results from the failure of dialogue and announces the last resort. Unfortunately, it is still the …

By Peter Pinedo Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2023 / 02:15 am Besides being the founder of one of the largest religious orders in the world and the author of the “Spiritual Exercises,” St. Ignatius of Loyola is also the patron saint of soldiers. Here’s how this Iberian soldier-turned-priest and missionary was …

By Shannon Mullen Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Apr 8, 2023 / 20:08 pm A top U.S. military hospital ended its contract with a community of Franciscan friars just before Holy Week, putting a for-profit firm in charge of Catholic pastoral care, according to the Archdiocese of the Military Services. Archbishop Timothy P. …

A Pilgrimage like no other The 2023 Warriors to Lourdes Pilgrimage is sponsored by the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS) and the Knights of Columbus (K of C). The theme for the 2023 pilgrimage is: Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, …

by Solène Tadié Lourdes, France, May 19, 2022 / 09:10 am In 2001, Richard Johnson suffered a major knee injury during an operation in Kosovo. The military nurse was given strong painkillers, which led him into an addiction that gradually dragged him into the abyss. He spent the next 14 …

by Solène Tadié Lourdes, France, May 16, 2022 / 07:30 am The “invisible” wounds of war are at the heart of the eighth annual Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage, taking place on May 10-16 during the 62nd International Military Pilgrimage at the shrine in southwestern France. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus in …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Oct 13, 2021 / 10:20 am Service members should not be forced to receive a COVID-19 vaccine against their conscience, the archbishop of the U.S. military archdiocese said on Tuesday. In a Oct. 12 statement “on Coronavirus Vaccines and the Sanctity of Conscience,” Archbishop Timothy …