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Alexandria Scout honors forgotten dead at African American cemetery

Arlington Catholic Herald | August 19, 2019

Griffin Burchard decided to bring attention to the cemetery through his Eagle Scout project, and Alexandria officials were excited to help...

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USCCB: Chairs of USCCB’s Committees on Migration and Domestic Justice and Human Development Express Deep Concern Over New Rule on Individuals and Families that Access Public Benefits

August 13, 2019

WASHINGTON— Today, bishops from two committees at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) expressed their strong opposition to a final rule on public charge put forth by the Department of Homeland Security...

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USCCB Migration Committee Chair Calls for Reversal of the Expansion of Expedited Removal, cites Family Separation and Lack of Due Process Among Concerns

Thursday, July 25, 2019


Arlington Catholic Herald

Catholic Charities distributes more than 500 backpacks this year

August 23, 2019

For many families, sending their children back to school means more expenses that might take away from the food budget or other necessities.

Imram Gill brought his two daughters and son to pick up backpacks at Christ House. “Whenever we need any kind of help, Christ House is always here,” he said. “It’s not just the backpacks but whenever we are in trouble. These people are like family, like angels.”...

Pope Francis portrait

In the uncertainty that we feel both inside and out, the Lord gives us a certainty: He remembers us.