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.

Supreme Court declines review of case involving Washington Archdiocese ad

The Archdiocese of Washington expressed disappointment that the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a federal appeals court ruling that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's prohibition of religious advertising did not violate the First Amendment.

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.