Form your conscience in advance of the November election, with help from Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde.
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A new exhibit, “God’s Servant First: The Life and Legacy of Thomas More,” opened at the St. John Paul II National Shrine in Washington Sept 16. It will be the exhibit’s only … more
WASHINGTON — In a bipartisan 245-182 vote, House members July 13 passed the Conscience Protection Act, which would provide legal protection to doctors, nurses, hospitals and all health care … more
WASHINGTON — The theme for the 2016 Fortnight for Freedom, "Witnesses to Freedom," unfolded as 1,500 people spent part of their July 4 holiday in Washington attending the observance's closing Mass … more
YEREVAN, Armenia — In silence and in prayer while a mournful hymn was sung, Pope Francis formally paid tribute to the estimated 1.5 million Armenians killed by Ottoman Turks in 1915-18. Visiting … more
BALTIMORE — Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori linked urgent matters of "immigration, marriage and the church's teaching on sexuality" to a pair of 16th-century martyrs during a June 21 Mass at … more
A woman venerates a relic of St. Thomas More, patron saint of the Arlington Diocese, at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Arlington June 22, his feast day. June 21 marked the start of Fortnight for for Freedom, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ campaign in defense of religious freedom. more
We Little Sisters of the Poor were shocked to find ourselves on a list of freedom fighters. more
WASHINGTON — "Witnesses to Freedom" is the theme of the U.S. bishops' fifth annual Fortnight for Freedom, which opens June 21, the vigil of the feast of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher, and closes … more
ST. LOUIS — Catholic communicators "have a double mandate: the First Amendment of the Constitution and the Gospel," Greg Erlandson told the Catholic Media Conference in St. Louis. Erlandson, … more
Ever since St. Thomas the Apostle began preaching in modern-day Iraq, Christianity has been called the church of martyrs. First they were persecuted by the Persian pagan kings, then by the … more
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