Patricia Zapor is a freelance writer who covered federal government for more than two decades and has extensive experience on the topic of immigration.

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Washington cardinal: Biden 'not demonstrating Catholic teaching' on abortion

In his first appearance at the National Press Club as archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Wilton Gregory on Sept. 8 emphasized the importance of protecting the environment and upholding the dignity of human life at all stages.

Washington Archdiocese launches new action plan to care for creation

Plan suggests steps that Catholics, parishes, schools and other institutions can take and includes small grants for parishes to help offset initial costs.


What will your parish look like post-pandemic? It may depend on how it responded to coronavirus

As people emerge from the pandemic, it's time to evaluate how the last 16 months may have changed what it means to be "church."

Documentary follows four children's asylum quest in a broken US system

Alexandra Codina's documentary, "Paper Children" is a finely detailed portrait of a family, a film that accompanies four children going through the years-long process of seeking asylum.