Category Archives: U.S.

Washington Archdiocese considers next step in lawsuit over transit ad

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Archdiocese of Washington appealed a federal judge’s denial of a request for an emergency injunction over the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s advertising guidelines. The appeal was filed Dec. 10 with the … Continue reading

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‘Crowning jewel’ of national shrine — Trinity Dome Mosaic — dedicated

By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The overflowing congregation at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception hardly needed reminding to raise their “eyes to the heavens” during a dedication of the Trinity Dome … Continue reading

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Fundraising starts to aid victims of Southern California fires

By Catholic News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has started a fund for victims of the wildfires that have raced through the archdiocese and were threatening to spread to locations in the nearby Orange and … Continue reading

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Trinity student studies, works to create her preferred future

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Daniela doesn’t remember much about coming to the United States from her native El Salvador with her parents when she was 3 years old. “The only thing I remember is the … Continue reading

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Mother of three Dreamers holds fast on Hill for passage of DREAM Act

By Kelly Sankowski¬† Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Antonia Alvarez, the mother of three DACA recipients and one U.S. States citizen, began a 10-day fast Dec. 4 outside of the Capitol in Washington to advocate for the passage of … Continue reading

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Gregorian chant called seminarian to Catholicism

By Chaz Muth Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — As Gabe Bouck enters Advent, a season in which Catholics are urged to answer God’s call for conversion, the seminarian is reminded of the melodic voice that inspired him to become … Continue reading

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Bishop lays out detailed policies for ‘morally acceptable’ tax reform

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a new letter to members of Congress, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, outlined a sweeping package of changes in pending tax reform legislation to ensure the final bill … Continue reading

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