Once McCarrick report issued, church urged to 'make reparation, learn'

Once the Vatican releases the McCarrick report, the church must listen to the reaction to it in a "spirit of humility" and must seek to "make reparation, learn and keep moving forward in a new way," said a leading U.S. woman religious.

Panelists say from day one, pope showed world he'd be a pastor

First impressions of Pope Francis in 2013 revealed his style and pastoral priorities, and since then, his words and actions have continued to inspire and challenge the Catholic Church and the world, panelists said at a Nov. 21 dialogue on the "Francis Factor Today" at Georgetown University.

Washington Archdiocese's solar array touted as model for church agencies

The sun shone on Catholic Charities, literally, Oct. 17 as Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory blessed a solar array installed on five acres of the agency's land surrounding the Missionaries of Charity's Gift of Peace home.

Youth at Mass for Life thanked for offering sign of hope for the future

They came from near and far, and even from Down Under, united in prayer and in standing together for life at the Archdiocese of Washington's annual Youth Rally and Mass for Life, held Jan. 18 at the Capital One Arena in Washington.

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.