Judge strikes down District of Columbia's limits on houses of worship

The ruling noted that with Holy Week and Easter approaching, the Catholic archbishop of Washington sought emergency relief from regulations under the First Amendment and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.


Gregory: 'Healing of America's soul' needed to end racism

In a major address on confronting the sin of racism and working for racial justice, Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory, the nation's first African American cardinal, said a "healing of America's soul" is needed.

Washington Archdiocese sues over D.C.'s 50-person cap on church attendance

The archdiocese claimed the District's hard cap on religious services singles out religious groups for more restrictive COVID-19 limitations on public gatherings than those placed on businesses and other venues in the city.


Catholic Charities 'on front lines' as hunger needs in community increase

With the coronavirus outbreak and the resulting financial crisis impacting many individuals and families, Catholic Charities has seen a dramatic growth in the need for providing food to those in need.