• Teens pray at the end of the LIVG rally that kicked off the March for Life. JOE CASHWELL | FOR THE CATHOLIC HERALD

    Bishop Burbidge announces that St. Mary Church in Alexandria has been named a basilica during Mass Jan. 14. ZOEY MARAIST | CATHOLIC HERALD

    Bishop Barry C. Knestout (second from left) is led to the cathedra by Baltimore Archbishop William W. Lori (second from right) and Archbishop Christophe Pierre during the Jan. 12 installation Mass at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond. James H. Wallace  |  FOR THE CATHOLIC HERALD

    Pope Francis visits Fatima to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions. PAUL HARING | CNS

    Pope Francis in Fatima for 100th anniversary, canonization

    Girls’ cross country runners from local Catholic high schools compete at the WCAC Cross Country Championships at Lake Fairfax Park in Reston Oct. 29.  Joe Cashwell  |  Catholic Herald