Our first and most precious freedom

In September 2015, Pope Francis called religious liberty “one of America’s most precious possessions” and urged American Catholics “to be vigilant, precisely as good citizens, to preserve and defend that […]

UPDATED: Parish Guidelines for Public Masses

UPDATED NOVEMBER 24, 2020 As the Archdiocese of Denver continues to work to balance protecting the health and safety of our communities with ministering to the spiritual needs of our […]


Truman’s terrible choice, 75 years ago

Three U.S. Navy officers look out at me from a small, black-and-white snapshot, taken in Sasebo, Japan, on September 26, 1945: three and a half weeks after the Japanese Empire’s […]


Faith: The most essential thing

What is truly essential? This has become a pressing question in our country, especially as churches have faced many government restrictions, even as pot shops and casinos have operated more freely. When John Paul II returned home […]

Denver bishops issue letter to Hispanic community urging support of Prop 115

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila and Bishop Jorge H. Rodriguez have issued a letter to the Hispanic community urging support of Prop 115. September 27, 2020 World Day of Immigrants and […]

‘A person of utmost integrity’: Catholic leaders pay tribute to Amy Coney Barrett

Catholic leaders and academics have voiced their support following President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court. Tributes to the […]

English Readings: Mass for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Click here to watch the livestream Click here to download this document as a PDF Presider: Most. Rev. Samuel Aquila, Archbishop of Denver; Concelebrants: Most. Rev. Jorge Rodriguez, Auxiliary Bishop of […]


Lessons from the improbable Scalia-Ginsburg friendship

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in 2016 sent powerful shockwaves through American culture that reverberated deeply on both sides of the political and ideological spectrums. Those shockwaves have been reawakened with the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. […]


Religious freedom is on your ballot

A troubling trend is appearing as our country grapples with social unrest and the impact of the coronavirus, but it’s not a new trend. Catholics and other people of faith […]


Livestream: World Day of Migrants and Refugees Mass, Sept. 27

 If you are having trouble viewing the livestream, click here. English Program and Readings for the Migrants and Refugees Mass: View on website or download the PDF


‘It gives me great hope’: Archbishop Aquila prays with others at Boulder Abortion Clinic

The 2020 40 Days for Life fall campaign launched Sept. 23, and to mark the occasion, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila joined a fervent group of others to pray a rosary […]

#YesOn115: Voting as a Catholic Means Voting for a ‘Culture of Life’

November 3 is drawing near for arguably one of the most vitriolic presidential races in the United States’ history, but the presidency is not the only ballot measure of utmost […]