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  • Baltimore-area nuns fighting Obamacare rule

    Baltimore-area nuns fighting Obamacare rule
    It's a war that seemingly ended a long time ago, being fought in the most unlikely of places: contraception, at homes for the elderly run by an order of Roman Catholic nuns.
  • Pope must embrace transparency [Letter]

    Pope must embrace transparency [Letter]
    The United Nations has decried the Vatican for not being transparent about the sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests, bishops and cardinals over the past few decades ("UN panels urges Vatican to turn over sex abusers to authorities," Feb. 5). Moreover,...

    Claims mount against Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo

    Claims mount against Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo
    Cecil Singleton had settled in to watch an episode of "Parenthood" when he caught a TV news teaser featuring the words "Elmo sex scandal." A man had accused puppeteer Kevin Clash — the man behind the world's most popular Sesame Street puppet —...

    Push to strengthen state's child abuse reporting law debated

    Push to strengthen state's child abuse reporting law debated
    Maryland is one of three states that requires workers in certain occupations to report child abuse but whose law doesn't include criminal sanctions against those who fail to do so, according to a state legislative analysis. That distinction met with...

    Revelations in abuse case spark calls for reform

    Revelations in abuse case spark calls for reform
    State legislators and sexual-abuse victim advocates called Monday for reforms in the way such cases are handled in Maryland, including stricter reporting requirements when incidents are discovered. State Sen. Delores G. Kelley, a Baltimore Democrat, said...