| Nov 16, 2013
| 12:51 PM
There were moments when Kanu Aja thought about giving up basketball. The 6-foot-9, 245-pound power forward attended four high schools — two of which closed — in five years, in addition to battling injury and weight issues.
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Leta Dunham got her breakfast order to go at a Roland Avenue Starbucks Wednesday morning: a grande triple skim latte in her cup and, on her forehead, an ashen reminder that we are all destined to become dust.
Dunham was among Ash Wednesday observers who...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:55 AM
Grace Sullivan, who recently graduated from 8th grade at St. Louis School, received the Knott scholarship, the Gateway Academic Achievement Award and Sister Helen Marie Duffy Scholarship.
The Knott scholarship provides full four-year tuition to Catholic...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:20 AM
When The John Carroll School in Bel Air opened its doors in September 1964, The Sisters of St. Joseph served as the faculty and lived in a building on campus officially known as the John Carroll Faculty House.
By the early 2000s, only two sisters were...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:29 PM
It's 4 p.m. when the mobile meals van pulls up to a patch of pavement behind the library at Pennsylvania and North avenues. The cardboard boxes it brings — filled with chicken sandwiches, milk and snacks — may be the first food some children...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Pope Francis surprised the Catholic faithful Monday by saying the Roman Catholic Church shouldn't marginalize gay priests, saying: "Who am I to judge?"
The comments followed one of the largest papal Masses in recent history over the weekend, when the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 10:03 AM
It has been nearly three years since my predecessor, Cardinal Edwin O'Brien, and the Blue Ribbon Committee on Catholic Schools released the Strategic Plan for Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Since that time, enrollment declines have been...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:44 PM
The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Wednesday a lower court ruling striking down a Baltimore ordinance that required pregnancy clinics to post signs stating if they do not provide abortions.
Judge Robert B. King wrote in a majority opinion...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Monsignor Damien George Nalepa, the pastor of a West Baltimore Roman Catholic parish who led campaigns to take guns out of his neighborhood, died of an apparent heart attack Saturday. He was 70.
Sean Caine, a spokesman for the Archdiocese of Baltimore,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 3:50 AM
Though the Cardinal Gibbons School closed two years ago, the Class of 2012 was welcomed to the school's alumni after a celebration at theUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore CountySaturday.
The celebration occurred on what would have been the 50th...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:09 PM
A federal appeals court has granted a new hearing in a case challenging whether Baltimore can require faith-based pregnancy counseling centers to post signs saying they don't offer abortion or birth control advice and services.
The decision filed...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 5:00 AM
In October 2012 the Church will observe the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council. Like every anniversary, it is a time to look back and to look ahead. There will be many articles and talks on the history of the council and its...