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Archbishop Wilton Gregory at a Mass celebrated at the Capital One Arena before the 2020 March for Life.

Analysis: Archbishop Gregory says he won’t deny Biden communion. How will Catholics respond?

Nov 24, 2020

By JD Flynn

Washington’s archbishop, who will be made a cardinal this weekend, told a journalist Tuesday that in his diocese, he will... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta.

Archbishop Gregory calls for 'transparency and contrition' after McCarrick Report

Nov 16, 2020

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, D.C., called for transparency after the Vatican’s release of the McCarrick Report last week.  Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory at a Mass celebrated at the Capital One Arena before the 2020 March for Life.

Archbishop Gregory says 'we've got to talk' about police reform

Oct 7, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington called for police reform in a virtual town hall event on Tuesday, saying that fear... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory at a Mass celebrated at the Capital One Arena before the 2020 March for Life.

On ‘March on Washington’ anniversary, DC archbishop calls for beatitudes

Aug 28, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The Beatitudes provide a way forward in a time of suffering, the Archbishop of Washington, D.C. said at a Mass... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory at the 2020 Youth Rally and Mass for Life.

DC archbishop to hold Mass for justice on MLK anniversary

Aug 18, 2020

In addition to announcing the Mass, Gregory called on Catholics to participate in the 2020 census, saying "We all count."  Read more

flag outside the north entrance of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, MD. Via Shutterstock

Maryland county issues second order to stop Catholic schools opening

Aug 6, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Montgomery County, Maryland, has issued a second order preventing non-public schools from reopening for in-person instruction, despite a previous effort... Read more

Governor Larry Hogan.

Maryland Catholic schools can reopen after governor overrides county

Aug 3, 2020

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued an emergency order on August 3, ensuring non-public schools, including Catholic schools, can make their own... Read more

Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit. CNA file photo.

Detroit archdiocese criticizes ‘racist and derogatory language’ from Church Militant

Jun 12, 2020

The Archdiocese of Detroit responded Thursday to a video produced by a website operating in the Detroit archdiocese, which it... Read more

The first edition cover of "Gone with the Wind"

'Gone with the Wind' rights were gift to Atlanta archdiocese

Jun 10, 2020

In 2011, the estate of a nephew of Mitchell donated half the trademark and literary rights to the “Gone with... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta.

Analysis: Archbishop Gregory promised the truth. Has he told it?

Jun 10, 2020

By JD Flynn

At the press conference announcing his appointment as Washington’s new shepherd, Archbishop Wilton Gregory made a pledge: “I will always... Read more

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

Protester outside the White House in 2016.

DC Catholic priests invited to 'prayerful protest' at White House

Jun 8, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Priests in the Archdiocese of Washington will demonstrate outside of the White House on Monday as a “prayerful protest” against hatred... Read more

Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.

Cardinal Turkson: Racism driving some Catholics from Church

Jun 5, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A Vatican cardinal intervened in an online discussion of racism on Friday to warn that a lack of welcome in... 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

rchbishop Wilton Gregory at a Mass celebrated at the Capital One Arena before the 2020 March for Life.

Archbishop Gregory denounces ‘murderous attack’ on Ahmaud Arbery

May 13, 2020

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, D.C., has spoken out against the “murderous attack” which caused the death of Ahmaud Arbery... Read more

Coats of arms on display in the Cathedral of St. Matthew, Washington, after the removal of the arms of Theodore McCarrick.

Gregory orders McCarrick's coat of arms removed from Washington cathedral

Feb 13, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

A display in the cathedral has now been altered so that there is no gap between the arms of current... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory at the 2020 Youth Rally and Mass for Life.

Archbishop Gregory hails youth for life: ‘They have the energy to pull it off’

Jan 24, 2020

Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory said that the Youth Rally and Mass for Life was 'the beginning, not the end' of... Read more

The dome of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, in Washington, DC.

Rossi investigation still 'underway,' 4 months after it began.

Jan 15, 2020

By JD Flynn

Four months after the Diocese of Scranton began looking into allegations against the rector of the Basilica of the National... Read more

Gallows in Tombstone, Arizona.

Bishops urge mercy on World Day Against the Death Penalty

Oct 10, 2019

The death penalty is outdated and promotes a culture of violence, three bishops said during a livestream conversation on Oct.... Read more

Archishop Wilton Gregory of Washington with Archbishop Timothy Broglio and Bishop Michael Burbidge at the Red Mass, Oct. 6, 2019.

Red Mass opens Supreme Court term with religious liberty and abortion on the docket

Oct 7, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The annual Solemn Mass of the Holy Spirit at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C. is celebrated at the beginning... Read more