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Sister Deirdre “Dede” Byrne, POSC, will address participants of a rosary rally Oct. 9, 2022, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

‘Rosary rally’ outside U.S. Capitol to unleash prayers for a ‘world gone mad’

Oct 7, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

On Sunday, Oct. 9, a eucharistic procession will make its way to the National Mall not far from the U.S.... Read more

Sr. Deirdre “Dede” Byrne, POSC.

The latest on Sister Dede: D.C. has given her a religious exemption from vaccination mandate

Mar 18, 2022

By CNA Staff

Sister Deirdre Byrne says she can resume her work as a physician and surgeon in Washington, D.C., after officials there... Read more

Sister Deidre Byrne, POSC, MD

D.C. restores Sister Dede's medical license during COVID-19 vaccine legal battle

Mar 15, 2022

By CNA Staff

Sister Deirdre Byrne, perhaps better known as “Sister Dede,” says she can temporarily resume her work as a physician and... Read more

Sister Deirdre “Dede” Byrne, POSC.

If this nun-doctor can't get a vaccine religious exemption, who can?

Mar 11, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

If a Roman Catholic nun who is a doctor serving the poor in DC can't get a religious exemption to... Read more

Early morning in Kabul.

A doctor begged a religious sister for help. Last week, she and her family escaped Afghanistan.

Feb 17, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

When Sister Deirdre "Dede" Byrne picked up the phone in December 2021, a young man on the other end of... Read more

DC YouTube priest named bishop of Springfield, Massachusetts

Oct 14, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Wednesday appointed Fr. William “Bill” D. Byrne, a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington and the presenter of a... Read more

Sister Dede Byrne speaks at the 2020 Republican National Convention. Screenshot.

In Sr. Deirdre Byrne RNC speech, CNN translates ‘pro-life’ as ‘anti-abortion’

Aug 28, 2020

The Spanish-language broadcast of a Catholic sister’s speech at the Republican National Convention this week replaced the words “pro-life,” with... Read more

Sister Dede Byrne speaks at the 2020 Republican National Convention. Screenshot.

Republican convention night three: God, country, and Notre Dame

Aug 27, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The third night of the 2020 Republican National Convention featured a Catholic religious sister and a Chinese human rights lawyer... Read more