- Jul 23, 2021
On July 1, the U.S. Department of State released a long-awaited roster of “corrupt and undemocratic actors” from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala.
This spring, all four of the Arlington diocesan Catholic high schools plan to have in-person, outdoor graduations on their football fields. After pandemic safety measures necessitated virtual ceremonies last year, school communities are looking forward to the commencement festivities.
Many Catholic dioceses and archdioceses across the country — which closed their parish doors for a time at the start of the pandemic last year and have gradually opened them to limited occupancy in the past year — are getting ready to fully reopen on the feast of Pentecost, May 23.
A week after the Vatican called on the international community to lift the sanctions imposed against Syria, an official from the United States Department of State argued that they target the “regime and criminal behavior” of Bashar al-Assad and not the people.
On the same day that Pope Francis arrived in Iraq for his most risky foreign trip yet, the United States Embassy in Baghdad issued a warning to all Americans in the area of increased attacks by militant groups targeting westerners.
Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schönborn Friday weighed in on the breach of the US Capitol by pro-Trump protesters that took place nearly 10 days ago, condemning the violence and the lies he said caused the riot in the first place.
Pope Francis in his Sunday Angelus address prayed for the five people who lost their lives in the breach of the United States Capitol by pro-Trump protesters last week and encouraged the country’s leaders to work toward national reconciliation.
In an interview with an Italian TV station, Pope Francis said he was “shocked” by the infiltration of the US Capitol by pro-Trump protesters earlier this week.