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Topic - Cathedral Of St. Matthew
A Catholic bishop warned against the divisive arguing and selfish behavior that's grown prevalent on Capitol Hill, during Sunday's annual Red Mass dedicated to the U.S. Supreme Court and the nation's elected officials.
With the election of Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as supreme pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, there seems to have been no shortage of people — Catholic and non-Catholic — offering the new Pope Francis advice. Much, if not most, of that advice has been theological, suggesting a wide range of changes in Church doctrine and rules.
The young woman's memory of what happened to her in the parking garage of a Northwest cathedral was hazy, but she remembered enough to tell police she had been raped.
An American archbishop reminded a congregation that included six Supreme Court justices Sunday to be open to the spirit of God, beg for his blessings and "strive to be instruments of a new evangelization."
It was a deceivingly simple question. "What does 'Alleluia' mean?"
The archbishop of Washington urged Catholics on Easter Sunday to boldly rejuvenate their faith and share it with others.