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The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.

Was it legal? Pro-abortion light projection on Catholic basilica part of debated trend

Jan 26, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

A pro-abortion rights group drew wide condemnation from Catholics, including Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington, for projecting pro-choice slogans on... Read more

Pro-choice messages projected onto the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20, 2022.

Cardinal Gregory criticizes activist group's 'antics' at basilica on eve of March for Life

Jan 21, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Cardinal Wilton Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, responded strongly Friday to an activist group's projection of pro-choice messages on the facade... Read more

Twitter post by Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco on Jan. 20, 2022, reacting to an activist group's projection of pro-choice messages on the facade of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.

Activist group projects pro-choice messages on Washington basilica on eve of March for Life

Jan 20, 2022

By Joe Bukuras, Shannon Mullen

In a provocative act on the eve of the annual March for Life, an activist group projected pro-choice messages on... Read more

Surveillance footage shows a man hammering at the Our Lady of Fatima statue located outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 5, 2021.

Here's the latest update on the attack on the Our Lady of Fatima statue in D.C.

Jan 14, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Police say they have identified a person of interest after releasing security camera footage of a man damaging an Our... Read more

Security personnel reported damage to the Our Lady of Fatima statue located outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., Dec. 6, 2021.

Man attacks DC basilica's Our Lady of Fatima statue by cutting off hands, hammering face

Dec 8, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Security-camera footage shows a man attacking a statue of Our Lady of Fatima by cutting off her hands and hammering... Read more

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at night in Washington, DC.

5 facts to know about the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Dec 8, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is the largest Roman Catholic Church in the United States.... Read more