Peter Daly

Peter Daly is a retired priest of the Archdiocese of Washington. He served at various parish assignments for more than 30 years and continues to help in parishes. He is also a lawyer and who has worked with Catholic Charities on immigration. For more than 25 years he wrote a bi-weekly a column for Catholic News Service. He writes about living the faith while trying to be open to the world around us.

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A taxi ride in Ukraine delivers a lesson on horror of war

In Ukraine, life during wartime takes a spiritual toll

'Bearing witness' to the suffering of the Ukrainian people

No one who seeks a blessing is outside the circle of God's love

Synodal process has already changed the spirit of one West Virginia parish

Is the war in Ukraine a just war?

Polish church's response to Ukrainian refugees should make all Catholics proud

'My life has purpose': Virginia family finds new meaning adopting Ukrainian children

Caring for José Luis: A priest learns that love is love

Thank God for Pope Francis: Now, if only our culture war bishops would listen to him.

Hurricane Katrina brought out the best in us

Priests' group objects to 'camouflaged' use of Eucharist as a weapon

Why this priest decided to unplug

What happened at the Capitol was not civil disobedience

McCarrick report shows former cardinal's character: ambitious, brazen, untouchable

Honoring Barr this year, National Catholic Prayer Breakfast is so clearly a political event

I'm done with the Knights of Columbus

My 'death box' has both practical and spiritual purpose

The church can offer courage, experience during this pandemic

D.C.'s quiet emphasizes value of community and consolation