Washington

Now located in the Ronald Reagan Building near the White House and the U.S. Capitol, the CNS Washington bureau has more reporters dedicated to covering the federal government’s impact on Maryland than any other news organization in the state.

Pope’s visit Sparks Maryland Congregations to Push for Climate Legislation

More than 80 congregations throughout the state are standing behind a multi-faith effort to spread climate change awareness and improve Maryland environmental policy.

Slideshow: Celebrating Mass with Pope Francis

Washington, D.C., was the first leg of the pope’s three-city tour.

Selling Faith and Buttons

Visitors to the National Mall look to souvenir vendors to capture their experience. And for those visiting Washington in the hopes of seeing Pope Francis could find plenty to take back home as reminders of their visit and the Pope’s trip to America.

Pope Francis Asks Americans to Aid the Poor, Save the Planet

The pope’s speech, which had been widely expected to wade into political territory, subtly touched on issues of immigration, climate change, abortion and marriage, weaving them into a narrative about securing a more peaceful and just future.

A Papal Blessing – and High-Fives – Among the Homeless

Pope Francis visits the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington to meet with the homeless and bless their meal.

Washington and Fellow Underdogs Succeed in Wacky Week 2

In the NFL’s history, never have the teams from Cleveland, Jacksonville, Oakland, Tampa Bay and Washington all won on the same day…until this weekend.

Pope Francis wows thousands who trekked to Washington for a glimpse

Following a meeting with President Barack Obama, Pope Francis traveled in a Jeep Wrangler popemobile between the Ellipse and along a portion of the National Mall in a papal parade, in front of thousands of attendees who waited for hours ahead of the event.