| Aug 30, 2011
| 1:24 AM
Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien flies to Rome next month for a new job leading a global order of Catholic knights, a post that likely will lead to his elevation to cardinal, but which also begins his departure from the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
| Oct 26, 2011
| 6:45 AM
It was with more than passing interest that I read Jacques Kelly's account of the auction at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church. I grew up in Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in nearby Highlandtown and remember well the summer carnivals that Mr. Kelly...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 12:42 PM
If you want a little mid-summer escape via TV the next three Sunday nights, check out the new PBS mystery series, "Zen," starring Rufus Sewell.
I watched all three that were made available for preview, but I love TV mysteries.
And I have to say that...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Rome wasn't built in a day, so Washington has given Italy five months. La Dolce D.C. is a celebration of all things Italian with arts, architecture, culture and food, running March through July. Honoring the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy,...
| Nov 6, 2011
For the better part of a decade, Sister Nancy Murray has been performing onstage throughout the world in a one-woman play that tells the story of St. Catherine of Siena, a 14th-century Italian teenager who was instrumental in restoring the papacy to...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Thomas W. Brundige III, a retired lawyer and decorated World War II veteran, died Aug. 31 of respiratory failure at Keswick Multi-Care Center in Baltimore.
The former longtime Stevenson resident was 90.
The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Thomas...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 11:25 AM
Ravens cornerback Chris Carr is everywhere, all at once.
He had played in 97 straight games before being injured in this year's season opener, where he was part of a defense that forced a franchise-record seven turnovers in a 35-7 victory over the...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 12:14 PM
In this age of PVC pipe and space age metal alloys, it seems odd that lead is used in plumbing at all.
Lead poisoning causes brain damage, a reality that came to the forefront as a public health threat more than a generation ago because children were...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Beginning next summer, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will host Condor Airlines, a German carrier offering service to continental Europe and adding some needed heft to the airport's "international" stock.
Condor will provide...
| 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...
| Jun 16, 2011
Just 15 short miles outside of Rome lies the Frascati wine district, whose vantage point midst the Castelli Romani (hills) overlook the "Eternal City."
Urban sprawl is a constant pressure and many would like to see the vineyards fall to upscale housing...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 2:48 PM
The Rev. Walter John Paulits, a long-time Baltimore-area priest and theology scholar, died June 4 from natural causes at an assisted living residence in the Pasadena area. He was 88.
In a career that spanned decades as an educator, religious scholar...