• Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory offered the invocation at a pre-inauguration memorial service Jan. 19 to honor and remember the more than 400,000 Americans who have succumbed to...

    The U.S. Capitol is seen reflected at the reflecting pool at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington Jan. 19, 2021, after President-elect Joe Biden hosted a memorial honoring those who died from the coronavirus disease.

    The U.S. Capitol is seen reflected at the reflecting pool at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington Jan. 19, 2021, after President-elect Joe Biden hosted a memorial honoring those who died from the coronavirus disease. (CNS photo by Callaghan O'Hare/Reuters)

  • WASHINGTON (CNS) — In the spirit of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., “we must meet the forces of hate and ignorance with the power of love,” the president of the U.S. Conference of...

    <p>The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is seen in Washington Jan. 17, 2020. (CNS photo by Tyler Orsburn)  </p>

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is seen in Washington Jan. 17, 2020. (CNS photo by Tyler Orsburn)

  • For the first time since 1974, when it first began, the message of the national March for Life to participants is: Stay home.

    <p>People walk up Constitution Avenue headed toward the U.S. Supreme Court while participating in the 47th-annual March for Life in Washington Jan. 24, 2020. The 2021 March for Life in Washington will be conducted virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing political unrest in the nation&rsquo;s capital. (CNS photo by Tyler Orsburn)  </p>

    People walk up Constitution Avenue headed toward the U.S. Supreme Court while participating in the 47th-annual March for Life in Washington Jan. 24, 2020. The 2021 March for Life in Washington will be conducted virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing political unrest in the nation’s capital. (CNS photo by Tyler Orsburn)