Archbishop Timothy Broglio

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Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA praised Servant of God Vincent Capodanno at a memorial Mass marking the 55th anniversary of the death of the heroic chaplain Sept. 6, 2022.

Archbishop: Despite cause’s setback, Capodanno’s example is ‘uplifting for the whole Church’

Sep 7, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A Sept. 6 Mass marking the 55th anniversary of the death of Servant of God Vincent Capodanno took place just... Read more


Federal judge issues injunction over military COVID vaccine mandate

Jan 4, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A federal judge on Monday issued a preliminary injunction against the Biden administration and the Department of Defense over their... Read more

The latest edition of "Armed with the Faith: A Catholic Handbook for Military Personnel," is designed to hold up in arduous conditions, "with features including waterproof and tear-resistant stock, and plastic binders that enable the turning of pages without a sound.”

Knights of Columbus volunteers sending rugged prayer books to military personnel

Nov 10, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Volunteers and some military members in the Knights of Columbus delivered the first 100,000 copies of a prayer book’s new... Read more

Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Archdiocese of the Military Services outside the meeting hall during the 2019 USCCB General Assembly, June 12, 2019.

Archbishop Broglio: COVID-19 vaccines morally permissible, but troops may conscientiously object

Oct 13, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Service members should not be forced to receive a COVID-19 vaccine against their conscience, the archbishop of the U.S. military... Read more

Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Archdiocese for the Military Services.

Military archdiocese reiterates Church teaching on Covid vaccines

Aug 9, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Pentagon is reportedly set to require that all troops receive a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a memo that was... Read more

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio leads the Archdiocese for the Military Services.

Archbishop Broglio: Military ‘largest single source’ of vocations to priesthood

May 31, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The archbishop of the Archdiocese for the Military Services says that the military is the “largest single source of vocations... Read more

USS America. public domain.

Catholic Mass will continue at San Diego Navy bases

Sep 9, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Mass has returned to three Naval bases in the San Diego area after the U.S. Navy reversed a decision to... Read more

US military archbishop laments Navy decision to end Masses at San Diego bases

Sep 8, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

The Archdiocese of the Military Services, USA is hoping the U.S. Navy will reconsider its decision to terminate its contracts... Read more

The Naval Academy Chapel on the campus of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

US Navy changes course, allows attendance at religious services with coronavirus precautions

Jul 10, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

After reports that sailors and their families could be barred from attending church services, the U.S Navy has clarified that... Read more

Catholic military archbishop laments US Navy ban on 'off-base indoor religious services'

Jul 7, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

The US Navy is reportedly loosening some restrictions on some sailors attending “off-base indoor religious services,” which it had promulgated... Read more

US World War II veteran Joe Riley of the 501st airborne (L), 98, in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France, June 6, 2019, for D-Day commemorations.

Remembering D-Day imposes 'homage of respect', 'duty to prevent conflicts'

Jun 6, 2019

Marking Thursday's 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings during World War II, bishops from across the world said the operations... Read more

Archbishop Broglio: Service to nation is faithful to the commandment to love

May 27, 2019

Ahead of Memorial Day in the United States, the Archbishop of Military Services commended fallen soldiers and emphasized sacrificial love.  Read more

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes ahead of the International Military Pilgrimage, May 2019.

'On the March' with the International Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes

May 16, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Over 12,000 soldiers from over 40 countries are set to arrive in Lourdes, France on Friday as part of the... Read more

Missile launching.

Archbishop cautions against US withdrawal from missile treaty

Feb 5, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Archbishop Timothy Broglio, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ conference international justice and peace committee, has expressed his unease at the... Read more

Protesters in Managua, on Aug. 18, 2018. 

Nicaragua's political tensions need our prayers, US archbishop says

Aug 20, 2018

Americans need to pray for peace in Nicaragua as the country faces continuing political tensions, violence and attacks on churches,... Read more

The USS John S. McCain is steered to Changi Naval Base in Singapore following a collision with a mercant vessel, Aug. 21, 2017. US Navy photo by MC 3rd Class Madailein Abbott/Released.

US military archbishop prays following USS John S McCain collision

Aug 22, 2017

Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the US military archdiocese offered prayers Monday after a US Navy destroyer collided with a tanker... Read more

A KC-130 Hercules prepares to refuel a CH-53E Super Stallion during training over the Pacific Ocean, March 14, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. John Robbart III.

After Marine Corps plane crash, military archbishop calls for prayer

Jul 12, 2017

Prayers and an exhortation never to forget the sacrifice of military service members were the response of the US military... Read more

The USS Fitzgerald returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka following a collision with a merchant vessel, June 17, 2017. US Navy photo by MC 1st Class Peter Burghart/Released.

US military archbishop prays for victims of USS Fitzgerald collision

Jun 22, 2017

On Wednesday the Archbishop for Military Services, USA offered his prayers and condolences for the sailors who perished on USS... Read more