U.S. Military Catholics March for Life

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dozens of Catholic U.S. Military personnel and members of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), walked in the 49th annual March for Life on Friday along the National Mall. The delegation included cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy, and dozens of others in Washington to attend the AMS’s Young Adult Ministry Symposium this past weekend in Crystal City, VA. Continue reading

Archbishop Broglio Affirms Dignity of Every Person from Conception to Natural Death

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Tonight, Sisters and Brothers, we gather in prayer for the respect of life, the healing of those in error, and for a renewal of our ability to be effective witnesses of His truth which leads to everlasting life.” So spoke Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio last night during a reflection on Christ’s call to follow Him in the first Holy Hour of a nationally-televised virtual Vigil for Life at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Continue reading

Military Catholics March for Life

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio today led some 40 members of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, (AMS), in the annual National March for Life on the National Mall. The delegation included a group of Catholic cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, active-duty service personnel, Catholic military chaplains, and AMS staffers. The peaceful, pro-life demonstration was joined by tens of thousands on the one-mile route from 12th Street at the Mall, where President Trump spoke to a pre-march rally, to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court, where the Roe v. Wade decision, legalizing abortion, was handed down 47 years ago this week. The theme of the National March for Life 2020 was “Life Empowers: Pro-Life is Pro-Woman.” Continue reading

Military Catholics March for Life

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio today led dozens of members of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS) in the 45th annual March for Life along the National Mall. The delegation included 34 Catholic cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Continue reading