At the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, caring for the things they leave behind

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington has become a magnet for memories, and countless people leave at the wall their own personal tokens of love, gratitude and grief.  Catholic News Service looks at a remarkable corner of the Washington bureaucracy that helps care for these objects, many of which have religious meaning. [Read more...]

Veterans say "Jesus" and "God" banned from cemetery prayers

Just in time for the Independence Day holiday weekend, some disturbing allegations out of Texas. Details: Veterans in Houston say the Department of Veterans Affairs is consistently censoring their prayers by banning them from saying the words “God” and “Jesus” during funeral services at Houston National Cemetery. Three organizations — the Veterans of Foreign Wars, [Read More...]


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