News and Press Releases

Local health care providers to be honored for volunteer service

At Mass of Thanksgiving Cardinal Wuerl thanks Pope Benedict XVI for his guidance, leadership and pastoral love

Archdiocese Educates on Support for Those with Special Needs

Responding to Christ’s call, over 1,200 Prepare to Enter Into Full Communion with the Catholic Church this Easter

Cardinal Wuerl to celebrate the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter (Feb. 22) and Mass of Thanksgiving for the Pontificate of Pope Benedict XVI (Feb. 24)

Statement from Cardinal Wuerl on the State of the Union

Cardinal Wuerl Marks the First Day of Lent

Statement on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

Cardinal Wuerl Celebrates Lunar New Year Mass for Vietnamese Community

Statement from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Youth Rally and Mass for Life 2013 – Audio and Text of Homily from the Comcast Center Mass

Pope Benedict XVI sends message to youth gathered for pro-life Masses in Washington

Rally and Mass for Life 2013 at St. Matthew’s Cathedral – Audio of Rally Keynote and Homily

Youth Rally and Mass for Life 2013 – Audio and Text of Homily from the Verizon Center Mass

Statement of Archdiocese of Washington in Response to U.S. District Court’s Decision in Archbishop of Washington et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius

Witness to Life

Cardinal Wuerl Celebrates the Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Annual Mass to Honor the Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Precautions to Prevent Spread of the Flu

Cardinal Wuerl Celebrates Mary, Mother of God