That rampage killed at least 41 people, while an attack on a second mosque in the city not long after killed several more.
The Catholic high school student at the center of an encounter with a Native American tribal leader in Washington filed a $250 million defamation lawsuit Feb. 19 against The Washington Post claiming the newspaper's coverage of the incident was biased.
Arlington Bishop Michael F. Burbidge called on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Feb. 2 "to do what is best to restore the trust and confidence of the people in our leaders" after a racist photo from the governor's 1984 medical school yearbook emerged a day earlier.
On January 21, 2019, Martin Luther King Day, Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore issued his second pastoral reflection on racism in the last year. Entitled "The Journey to Racial Justice: Repentance, Healing and Action," the reflection discusses the various aspects of racism and what the church