Saint John Paul II National Shrine

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Archbishop Wilton Gregory at the 2020 Mass for Life in Washington, DC.

Archbishop Gregory invited to JPII Shrine Trump event days before public statement

Jun 8, 2020

By JD Flynn

The White House said Sunday that Washington’s archbishop was invited to attend an event with President Donald Trump several days... Read more

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visit the Saint John Paul II National Shrine, to lay a ceremonial wreath on June 2, 2020.

JPII shrine says Trump visit long scheduled, while Archbishop Gregory opposes visit

Jun 2, 2020

Amid burgeoning conflict regarding the president’s response to riots across the country, President Donald Trump visited the Saint John Paul... Read more

World Youth Day in Brazil, July 28, 2013.

WYD Unite event brings together youth from across the nation

Jul 26, 2017

By Adelaide Mena

On one of the hottest days of the year, more than 1,300 young people from around the country gathered together... Read more

Mass is said at the St. John Paul II Shrine in Washington, D.C., for the late Pope's optional memorial, Oct. 22, 2014.

Hundreds flock to US shrine to celebrate first feast of St John Paul II

Oct 22, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Hundreds of pilgrims and faithful from all states of life flocked to Washington, D.C.'s St. John Paul II Shrine on... Read more