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The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center in New York City.

Military makes policy providing abortions for service members permanent

Mar 4, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is making permanent a policy to provide abortions in certain circumstances to service members. Read more

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

Broglio blasts military hospital for putting for-profit firm in charge of Catholic pastoral care

Apr 8, 2023

By Shannon Mullen

Walter Reed military hospital ended its contract with a community of Franciscan friars just before Holy Week, the Archdiocese of... Read more


COVID-19 vaccine mandate for military nears its end

Dec 9, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Republicans in the House of Representatives have secured a compromise with Democrats dropping the vaccine mandate from the nation’s annual... Read more

Cameron Song Sellers serves in the U.S. Army and as a seminarian with the Archdiocese of San Francisco.

Military chaplains inspired this soldier, abandoned as a toddler, to enter seminary

May 30, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Retired Army Col. Cameron Song Sellers served his country, and now, he’s serving God. Read more

Credit: Elise Harris/CNA

Biden reverses military ban on gender transitioning

Jan 25, 2021

President Joe Biden on Monday revoked a ban on gender transitioning in the military, allowing troops to serve on the... Read more

The grotto where Our Lady of Lourdes is said to have appeared. May 14, 2015.

At Lourdes shrine, 'wounded warriors' can pray for peace and healing

May 17, 2015

By Elise Harris

Military service members’ annual pilgrimage to the Marian shrine of Lourdes can be a time of healing and peace, especially... Read more

US military expands accommodations for religious attire

Jan 27, 2014

New rules from the Pentagon seek to broaden religious attire protections for members of the armed services, though some critics... Read more

American flag.

Military archbishop welcomes religious freedom coalition

Jul 16, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Archbishop Timothy Broglio has welcomed a coalition for religious freedom in the U.S. military as legislation aiming to protect religious... Read more