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On Friday, Catholics throughout the United States will begin observing two weeks known as the Fortnight for Freedom. For a second consecutive year, the U.S. Catholic Church has set aside this time leading up to Independence Day to draw attention to the...
When Albina Digaeva, a Chechen who was granted political asylum in the United States, first learned that the Boston bombing suspects were from Chechnya, she called the California family who initially put her up when she arrived 15 years ago and...
Side by Side of Laurel a faith-based nonprofit involved in Prince George's County elementary public schools, is holding its first Side by Side Ride on Saturday, April 27. The bicycle rides — 40-mile, 20-mile and 10-mile — will start at...
Mountain Christian Church is considering opening a satellite site at a vacant Edgewood strip mall often referred to as the Ames Shopping Center, several community leaders have confirmed. The church has met with some Edgewood residents to discuss plans...
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Cars honked, people waved and one woman yelled "Jesus is alive!" as she drove by. That was the scene along Wilkens Avenue near Maiden Choice Lane Sunday morning as members of one Arbutus church began Holy Week in preparation for the Easter Sunday...
Tags: Easter, Religious Festivals
You have to wonder what kind of fun Vatican mystery writer Dan Brown would have with the startling resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. As would be the case when any well-known CEO suddenly steps down "for health reasons," we are immediately suspicious....
Years ago, I accompanied James Cardinal Hickey, then the archbishop of Washington, to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia, where then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was to give a lecture. After his lecture and after fielding questions from his...
The General Assembly voted to repeal the death penalty Friday, calling for an end to Maryland's 375-year history of capital punishment and joining a growing number of states outlawing the practice. After nearly two hours of impassioned debate, the House...
Surprise turned into joy as Baltimore Catholics celebrated the election of the first Latin American and first Jesuit pope, saying it offered an often-hidebound church a chance for rejuvenation. "One time, John Paul the Great called America, meaning...
With the sudden and abrupt news of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation from the papacy, leaders in Howard County reacted much the same way as the rest of the world: with shock and surprise. "In this day and age, they serve until they're called home by the...
Crystal Sewell knows what she wants to see in the next pope: a combination of the last two. "I'm a conservative soul," the 29-year-old Reservoir Hill woman said Monday after the midday Mass at St. Alphonsus Church in downtown Baltimore. "I feel like John...
When drug dealers and prostitutes camped outside Eastern United Methodist Church last fall, the Rev. Lena Marie Dennis met with Baltimore police Maj. Melvin Russell and other faith leaders and came up with a unique plan. The congregation would march...
Tags: Judaism, Murder, Heroin, Anthony W. Batts
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