- Apr 18, 2021
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington announced March 17 it has closed its doors to the public in response to the Centers for Disease Control and District of Columbia’s guidelines “and to support the efforts of authorities to minimize the spread of COVID-19,” the disease caused by the coronavirus.
A mosaic of Blessed Frederic Ozanam, founder of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, was unveiled in Washington Jan. 26, in time for the 175th anniversary of the society’s establishment in the United States.
A man charged with attacking two guards at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception was trying to kill the mother of his daughter, according to court records filed in Washington, D.C.
A man attacked two guards at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Tuesday morning, authorities said.
Colin Miller and Nathan Belk are spending their days walking through the streets of downtown Baltimore. In their backpacks they might carry some clean pairs of socks for a homeless person or a bottle of water.
An organist from Notre Dame Cathedral — performing an April 26 benefit concert in Washington for the reconstruction of the iconic Parisian church — will end his program, fittingly, with a piece about Christ’s resurrection.
Archbishop Joseph Naumann warned that the pro-life cause is undermined by clergy sexual abuse at the annual vigil ahead of the March for Life.
The incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney, the patron saint of parish priests, “reminds us God uses instruments to be ministers of his grace and mercy,” said Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.