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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) speaks in front of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 2022.

DC aborted babies: Private autopsy to examine how they died, Sen. Cruz says

Jun 9, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The babies are still in the possession of the D.C. medical examiner's office, a pro-life activist group said. Read more

Father Bill Kuchinsky prepares to say the funeral Mass for the unbaptized children for the remains of the 115 aborted babies in Washington, D.C. on March 28, 2022.

Catholic priest reveals role in DC aborted babies case: 'I buried them myself'

Apr 20, 2022

By Katie Yoder

A West Virginia priest is speaking publicly about his role in providing a funeral Mass and burial for more than... Read more

Mayor Muriel Bowser during a speech at the Pride Parade on June 12, 2021.

DC aborted babies: Mayor says activist may have broken law, not abortionist

Apr 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Mayor Muriel Bowser responded Friday to members of Congress about the DC aborted babies case, but said nothing about conducting... Read more


Parents of Washington archdiocese schoolchildren urge end to mandatory masking

Feb 11, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Parents of children enrolled in Archdiocese of Washington schools have begun a campaign to urge the archdiocese to align mask... Read more

Pro-life poster

March for Life: What about bathrooms? Food? We’ve got answers here

Jan 16, 2022

By Katie Yoder, Christine Rousselle

The 49th Annual March for Life is going on as planned on Jan. 21 in Washington, D.C. Here's what you... Read more

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Washington DC drops bill to legalize sex trade

Nov 18, 2019

A bill to legalize the buying and selling of sex in Washington, DC, will not move forward after widespread opposition... Read more

Race against time for Congress to block DC's assisted suicide law

Jan 13, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Congress took its first step toward blocking D.C.’s doctor-prescribed suicide law on Thursday, but the action will need the support... Read more

Watch the new Christmas music video released by the Dominican friars

Dec 24, 2016

If you're itching to welcome in the yuletide with Christmas carols, a new album released by the friars of the... Read more

Pope Francis speaks at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City during Vespers on Sept. 24, 2015.

Here's what it was like when Pope Francis visited the homeless in DC

Oct 5, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Pope Francis’ visit to homeless men and women in Washington, D.C., was “life-changing,” said the head of Catholic Charities in... Read more

Cathedral of St. Matthew, Washington, D.C.

Washington archdiocese lauds House vote to protect religious liberty – but it may not be enough

May 1, 2015

By Matt Hadro

The House voted late Thursday night to formally disapprove of two laws which religious and pro-life organizations in the nation’s... Read more

Rev. Mario Dorsonville, bishop-designate of Washington, D.C.

Pope Francis reaches to Catholic Charities to tap new DC bishop

Mar 20, 2015

By Matt Hadro

With a background in Hispanic ministry and service at Catholic Charities, the newly announced auxiliary bishop of Washington, D.C. hopes... Read more

US Capitol at sunset.

With laws set to threaten religious liberty in DC, Senate is last legal hope

Mar 19, 2015

By Matt Hadro

With religious freedom under assault in the U.S. capital, the Archdiocese of Washington is rallying behind its “only legislative recourse”... Read more