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WASHINGTON, DC – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA, has issued the following statement on the U.S. Navy’s policy revision allowing attendance at indoor religious services during the COVID-19 pandemic: “The revision of the U.S. Navy’s orders to allow for the

Archbishop Broglio praying (Courtesy Photo)
WASHINGTON, DC – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA, issued the following statement today on the prohibition by some commands in the US Navy against participation in off-base indoor religious services: A few nights ago I watched Silence, a movie about

Father Mark Rutherford to assume position July 15 WASHINGTON, DC — The Reverend Mark Rutherford, J.C.L., of Williamston, MI, has been appointed Judicial Vicar of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS). Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., announced the appointment today. As Judicial Vicar, Father Rutherford will be responsible

The Reverend Mr. Michael Kapolka and the Rev. Mr. Edward Hoffmann reach next-to-last step in formational journey toward priestly ordination CINCINNATI, OH – Two prospective Catholic U.S. Military chaplains were ordained transitional deacons on Saturday, April 25, 2020, in Cincinnati, OH. The Reverend Mr. Michael Kapolka, 2d Lt, USAFR, and

Invites prayer for a just peace and safe return of deployed U.S. Military personnel WASHINGTON, D.C. – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA (pictured at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, on Dec. 23, 2019), today issued the following message to the faithful on

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio’s Episcopal Vicar for Veterans Affairs WASHINGTON, DC—The Press Office of the Holy See made public this morning that the Bishop of Rome has accepted the resignation tendered by the Most Reverend Richard B. Higgins who celebrated his 75th birthday on February

Sponsored by the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, and the Knights of Columbus, the Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage takes place each May in Lourdes, France during the International Military Pilgrimage. Non-wounded, wounded, ill or injured military personnel who are selected to attend will travel from the United States and

By Susie Bergman Father Eugene “Gene” Schnipke had only been ordained for a few short years, but it seemed everyone knew he was destined for a different kind of vocational service – everyone, that is, except him. After committing his life to the Missionaries of the Precious Blood in 1980,

Cheri Champagne, Catholic coordinator at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish on Wright-Patterson AFB, poses with Father Donald Moss, pastor. (Courtesy Photo)
By Sharon Semanie Nine children are scheduled to be confirmed at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), in November. The celebrant, Archbishop Timothy Broglio does not represent the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, but rather the Archdiocese for Military Services (USA) in Washington, D.C., the sole endorser

The yearly Warriors to Lourdes Pilgrimage for Non-Wounded, Wounded, Ill or Injured Military Personnel during the 61st Annual International Military Pilgrimage (PMI) will take place May 14-21, 2019. The pilgrimage, sponsored by the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, and the Knights of Columbus, is the latest event in a