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St. Thomas More gave witness to strong marriage, family, home, says priest

Religion News Service | August 13, 2018

“We should remember Thomas More for his domestic witness, the witness of his own marriage, family, and home,” Fr. Paul Scalia said at a conference at Franciscan University of Steubenville. “His defense of marriage wasn’t purely intellectual. He knew marriage and the family from the inside. He knew the joy in the virtue that was being threatened by its undoing.”

Faith-based protesters flock to Washington to counter white supremacists

Religion News Service | August 12, 2018

Religious groups have been actively fighting against racism throughout America’s history, and a band of faith leaders and theologians were among the brave few who stared down white supremacists in Charlottesville last year...

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Diocesan Press Releases

Statement regarding Diocese of Harrisburg priest accused of sexual abuse

In reviewing information recently published by the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pa., regarding clergy and seminarians of that diocese who had been the subject of allegations of sexual abuse of children, the Diocese of Arlington has learned that one of the priests named – Father Anthony J. McGinley – worked as a professor and chaplain at Marymount University in Arlington from

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Arlington Catholic Herald

Salvadorans carry Christ through the streets

August, 6th 2018

In El Salvador, the feast of the Transfiguration, known as Divino Salvador del Mundo, is marked with a procession that starts at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart in San Salvador — the capital city. The parade finishes at the cathedral, where a statue of Jesus robed in red stands on a tall globe.

Pope Francis portrait

Evil tries to convince us that death is the end of everything. But the Risen Christ reveals a new dimension of eternal life!