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That the face of the March for Life is increasingly a youthful one can no longer be disputed. As more than 200,000 pro-life activists, most of them millennials, marched along a bright, sunlit … more
Prior to the late 1300s, Valentine’s Day had no connection with romance.  In fact, the love celebrated to honor St. Valentine was purely platonic. Today the tables have turned. more
St. Patrick’s Cathedral was filled to near capacity for the Jan. 18 annual Mass in honor of Our Lady of Altagracia, patroness of the Dominican Republic. The principal celebrant, Bishop Antonio … more
Elementary schools throughout the archdiocese will host an archdiocesan-wide open house event, “Touring Tuesday,” from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb 3. The event is rescheduled from Jan. 27 due to inclement weather conditions on that day. more
Chiara Lubich, founder of the Focolare Movement, “lit a new light in the Church’s journey toward unity,” Pope Francis said. more
At a House leadership news conference Jan. 27, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California announced a list of bills to combat human trafficking that he expected would pass the House of Representatives by week’s end. more
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review the use of lethal injections in carrying out executions is a welcome move, said the chairmen of two U.S. bishops’ committees. more
Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the Philippines Jan. 18, wrapping up his week-long tour of Asia. more
After members of the U.S. House scuttled plans Jan. 22 to vote on a measure to prohibit abortion after 20 weeks, they passed a bill to restrict taxpayer funding of abortion. more
On a chilly and cloudy morning on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., crowds gathered Jan. 22 for the annual March for Life, this year marking the 42nd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion virtually on demand. more
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