Catholic News Service

Catholic News Service is the world’s oldest and largest religious news agency, providing subscribers with news, photos, graphics, cartoons, and other editorial content pertaining to the Catholic community worldwide.

CNS delivers its online product to clients – primarily the Catholic press – throughout the United States and in more than 40 other countries.

About a dozen CNS editors, reporters, photo researchers, librarians, technicians and others are protected by a contract that is bargained and enforced by the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild.

Unit Facts - At a Glance

Unit Leadership Chair: Mary Esslinger
Phone: 202-541-3281


Vice Chair: Barbara Fraze
Phone: 202-541-3275


Unit Address
3211 4th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017-1194
Local Staff Representative Paul Reilly Contracts & Documents Contract January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2015 Extension December 31, 2015 - December 31, 2016