- Dec 9, 2019
Amid rising tensions between the United States and Iran, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services called on President Donald Trump’s administration to seek “sustained dialogue … to de-escalate the current situation that is a danger to both the region and the world.”
In remembering the estimated 4,400 Allied troops who died storming the beaches of Normandy, France, 75 years ago on D-Day, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services said that “Jesus Christ reminds us there is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”
The Archdiocese for the U.S. Military Services ordained two new auxiliary bishops on Monday.
Pope Francis has named Father Joseph L. Coffey and Father William J. Muhm as auxiliary bishops of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services.
Relatives of the first chaplain to die in World War II accepted the Silver Star on his behalf 76 years to the day after he died saving 12 sailors during the Pearl Harbor attack.
Ships and planes from several navies are searching for ten missing sailors from the USS John S. McCain, after it collided with an oil tanker near Singapore. Archbishop Timothy Broglio, who heads the Archdiocese for the Military Services, said: “Mindful of those who defend the nation in troubled times and in danger, we renew our prayers for a just and lasting peace in the world.”