Dr. Anthony Fauci, famous for his work at the National Institutes of Health since 1984, and his wife received the Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Award for Exemplary Public Service from the Ignatian Volunteer Corps.
Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory of Washington promulgated liturgical norms July 22 for implementing Pope Francis’ apostolic letter “Traditionis Custodes.”
Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory wore a white hard hat instead of a bishop’s miter as he processed to the altar for the second annual Building Trades’ Workers Memorial Day Mass.
In a major address on confronting the sin of racism and working for racial harmony, Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory, the nation’s first African American cardinal, said a “healing of America’s soul” is needed.
Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory encouraged people to get the coronavirus vaccine and addressed the unrest of Jan. 6 that shook the nation.
"Justice is a divine characteristic of God himself. Whether we are Christian, Jewish or Muslim in heritage—we all believe that God is perfectly just and always merciful," Washington's archbishop said.
Noted broadcast journalist and author Cokie Roberts was remembered as a Washington icon, a national treasure and a woman devoted to her family and her faith as luminaries from the worlds of media and politics joined friends and admirers at her funeral Mass Sept. 21.
The estimated crowd of 18,000 came from the Washington area and from across the country and were joined by young adults from Sydney on their way to World Youth Day in Panama.
Father William Byrne, the pastor of Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Potomac, said he has been telling his parishioners "that I walk with them in sadness, in pain and in anger."