• Racers take off at the starting line at the inaugural Catholics for Housing 5k at Bull Run June 16. JOE CASHWELL | FOR THE CATHOLIC HERALD

    The five deacon candidates lay prostrate in front of the altar during the litany of supplication at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Arlington June 2.  JOE CASHWELL FOR THE CATHOLIC HERALD

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

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    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