| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Baltimore's archdiocese, the oldest in the nation, can once again claim one of the highest-ranking members of the Roman Catholic Church as its leader.
Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien, leader of the archdiocese since 2007, was named a cardinal Friday by...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Each January, many followers of Jesus observe the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. It was begun more than 100 years ago by the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement. Originally, the friars were an order of Episcopal priests who joined the Roman Catholic...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 6:37 AM
While Baltimore rapper Los seems ready for his close-up because his style and delivery fit in well with the times, Rome Cee continues to carve out his gritty throwback lane.
Rome's latest video, "Something Beyond," is the first clip from his...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:22 AM
In recent years, album release dates haven't mattered as much as "leak" days have.
That trend continued when the compilation album from Kanye West and his G.O.O.D. Music clique — "Cruel Summer," an odd name for a record that will hit stores on...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Baltimore's Jim McKay anchored the first American telecast of the Summer Olympics in 1960 from a primitive CBS studio in Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Coverage of the Rome Games totaled 20 hours and cost the network $394,000 in rights fees.
| Feb 17, 2012
| 8:38 AM
As a handful of undecided Maryland delegates wrestle over their position on same-sex marriage, they've received calls from national leaders trying to move them one way or another on the bill.
Prominent figures dialing Maryland area codes include New York...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Even as he prepared in Rome for the weekend ceremony that will elevate him to cardinal, Baltimore Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien vigorously lobbied for political issues important to the Roman Catholic Church — a hallmark of his five-year stint here....
| Feb 17, 2012
| 5:44 PM
An auditorium filled with about 500 children, nearly all dressed in red, suddenly grew quiet when the call came. The Rev. Joseph F. Barr was communicating via Skype from a sunny St. Peter's Square in Rome. He smiled broadly from a screen set up in the...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Kevin Puts, a composer who teaches at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, won the Pulitzer Prize in music Monday for his first opera.
Puts, a member of the Peabody faculty since 2006, was honored for "Silent Night," a two-act work commissioned by the...
| May 2, 2012
| 2:16 PM
If the crime rate spikes in Howard County, blame Shakespeare. The Bard's most violent play, "Titus Andronicus," is being staged by the Laurel-based theater company Rude Mechanicals at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City.
| Mar 4, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Cardinal Edwin F. O'Brien, speaking Sunday at a Mass of Thanksgiving in Baltimore after his recent elevation ceremony in Rome, alluded to political battles in Maryland as he said the church must always stand up for its values.
Noting that Pope Benedict...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:32 AM
What is it about guys named Morgan turning into serial killers?
First there was Dexter Morgan and now Johnny Morgan, the modern-day Bloody Face, played by Dylan McDermott. At least Dexter saves his dark passenger for deserving victims.
As Johnny tells...