Category Archives: U.S.

Baltimore history, culture have a place at Knights of Columbus convention

By Paul McMullen Catholic News Service BALTIMORE (CNS) — The chalice on the center of the altar was given by the pope to the third archbishop of Baltimore nearly two centuries ago. The local welcome crew wore vests that included … Continue reading

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Maryland parish helps Puerto Ricans still rebuilding from hurricane

By Wallice J. de la Vega Catholic News Service MAUNABO, Puerto Rico (CNS) — Although Puerto Rico’s post-hurricanes coverage has disappeared from the daily news cycles, Catholic workers have not forgotten the fact that thousands in this Caribbean island are … Continue reading

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Cardinal Wuerl: Next steps in wake of Archbishop McCarrick allegations

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Catholic Standard, archdiocesan newspaper of Washington, published a question-and-answer interview July 31 with Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl about the next steps for the archdiocese in light of the sexual abuse allegations made against Archbishop Theodore … Continue reading

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DiNardo: Church must address its leaders’ ‘moral failures of judgment’

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick “will rightly face” a Vatican canonical process regarding sexual abuse allegations against him, but the U.S. Catholic Church must take steps to respond to church leaders’ “moral failures of … Continue reading

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U.S. altar servers bring tradition, heritage to Rome

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Among the thousands of young altar servers braving the sweltering Rome heat, a group from the United States sat patiently in the shade of the colonnade in St. Peter’s … Continue reading

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Bishop asks for prayers for peace, justice on Charlottesville anniversary

By Brian T. Olszewski Catholic News Service RICHMOND, Va. (CNS) — As the first anniversary of violence stemming from protests and counter-protests regarding the removal of Confederate monuments from Charlottesville approached, Bishop Barry C. Knestout of Richmond asked people to … Continue reading

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From the pulpit, priests address allegations against Archbishop McCarrick

WASHINGTON (CNS) — For his homilies on the weekend of July 21-22, Father Edward Looney, administrator of two rural Wisconsin parishes, planned to preach about ways to include God on summer vacation. His rough outline was scribbled on Post-it notes. … Continue reading

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