- May 15, 2021
Eighteen construction workers from the Washington, D.C., region who lost their lives on the job during the past year were memorialized April 28 in the first observance in the Archdiocese of Washington of International Workers’ Memorial Day.
A report released April 14 by the Catholic Labor Network reveals that wage theft is rampant in the construction industry in the District of Columbia.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in a March 25 ruling struck down the District of Columbia’s COVID-19 pandemic limits on attendance at houses of worship — set at 25 percent capacity or 250 worshippers, whichever is less.
More than two dozen clergy members from the capital region rolled up their sleeves inside the Washington National Cathedral and got vaccinated against the coronavirus Tuesday in a camera-friendly event designed to encourage others to get their own COVID-19 shots.
Health officials in the nation’s capital are hoping Black religious leaders will serve as community influencers to overcome what officials say is a persistent vaccine reluctance in the Black community.
For about 200 people, subfreezing temperatures, blistering winds, and a recommendation to stay at home didn’t matter. They joined about 60 pro-life advocates for the 48th National March for Life from the Museum of the Bible to the Supreme Court on Jan. 29.
President Joe Biden attended Mass for the first time since taking office, worshipping Sunday at the church he frequented when he was vice president.
For the first time since 1974, when it first began, the message of the national March for Life to participants is: Stay home.