Church News Roundup

By: Mariann Hughes, Office of Communications

The news doesn’t stop just because the summer slows down.

What Catholic news stories have caught your eye this summer?

Here is a roundup of some news pertinent to our lives and our Faith here in the Diocese of Arlington, your state, your country and the world:

In the District

Archbishop Sambi, apostolic nuncio to the United States, dies.
Bishop Loverde’s statement.

In Maryland

Pro-lifers protest abortion clinic.

(And, in case you missed it, Encourage and Teach’s post on this story)

In Arlington

Bishop Loverde is headed to Spain for World Youth Day.

In the United States

Contraceptives are mandated in health care, violating conscience rights.

In the world

The Vatican reminds the UN of parents’ rights to teach their children about sexuality

What other news stories have caught your eye this summer?

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