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

The sun shone on Catholic Charities, literally, Oct. 17 as Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory blessed a solar array installed on five acres of the agency's land surrounding the Missionaries of Charity's Gift of Peace home.
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Panelists examine ‘human costs, moral implications’ of migration crisis

Facing the challenge of the migration crisis will require voices and actions taken up in solidarity with migrants across the globe, said a speaker at a Sept. 11 dialogue on immigration at Georgetown University.
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Conference celebrates African American Catholics’ gifts to liturgy, ministry

Several hundred gathered in Prince George’s County to enrich liturgies and ministries and promote evangelization at parishes serving Black Catholics,
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St. John Paul II Seminary in Washington welcomes new archbishop

As they did when Pope Francis arrived to visit the Archdiocese of Washington's St. John Paul II Seminary in 2015, the seminarians and priests stood on the steps at the seminary's front entrance and applauded as Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory arrived for his first visit April 5, one day after Pope Francis had named him...
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17th century iron cross returns to St. Clement’s Island

On Maryland Day, a treasured artifact of early U.S. Catholic history – a 17th century iron cross believed to have been hammered together by a blacksmith on board either the Ark or the Dove – returned to St. Clement’s Island in Southern Maryland.
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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.
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Parolin: Vatican II continues to shape church life, Pope Francis’ papacy

The Second Vatican Council continues to have an enduring impact on the Catholic Church and on the papacy of Pope Francis, according to the Vatican's top diplomat, Cardinal Pietro Parolin.
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