Posts Tagged ‘Washington archdiocese’

Church to build 5,000-plus solar power panel array

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

The largest independent social services agency in the District of Columbia (DC) region, Catholic Charities, is about to build DC’s biggest ground-based solar array. Once built, Catholic Charities says the 2-megawatt array will be the biggest project approved in DC. The project’s benefits look promising. Consisting of 5,000-plus panels, the array will provide enough renewable Read more

Church loses lawsuit over Christmas advertising

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

The Church has lost a lawsuit challenging the  Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATAs) advertising policies. The lawsuit was lodged last year by the Washington Archdiocese after  the transit company rejected the Christmas advertisement (ad) the Archdiocese wanted to put on  a bus. The ad showed silhouetted images of the three wise men and a Read more

Fundamentalists protest in US Catholic churches before Masses

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Catholic parishes in Washington have been subject to noisy protests from fundamentalist Christians, who, in two cases, charged into churches before Mass. Washington archdiocese said protestors using megaphones were shouting at ordinary Catholics going in and out of churches. Fundamentalist literature was being distributed. The protestors attacked the Catholic Church’s dogmas, teachings, practices and leaders, Read more

US govt accused of ‘ridiculing’ Catholic teachings

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

The archdiocese of Washington, DC, has accused the Obama administration in the United States of engaging in a “conscious political strategy to marginalise and delegitimise” Catholic teachings on contraception “by holding them up for ridicule on the national stage”. The accusation is in a lawsuit in which the archdiocese contests the administration’s intention to force Read more