Describing Baltimore as “the capital of civil rights in America,” the Rev. Jesse Jackson exhorted a crowd of about 300 people at the War Memorial Building downtown to “keep fighting the good fight” for equality even as significant strides have been made toward that goal in the U.S. over the past half-century and more.
As Jews worldwide mark Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year) by casting bread into the waters in a traditional ritual of letting go of the past, Beit Tikvah synagogue in Roland Park will reconfigure the practice, creating a collective work of "temporal art" instead.
After becoming deacon at a Baltimore Episcopal church, the Rev. Natalie Conway discovered its founding rector owned slaves — including members of her family. A service Sunday will reflect the church's campaign to reconcile its past.
Roughly a century ago, scores of immigrants moved to Baltimore from a Russian village. The descendants of the Mlynov community are prominent citizens, including doctors, lawyers, rabbis and politicians. Soon, they'll gather to celebrate.
The 43rd annual AFRAM cultural festival, a celebration of African-American arts, food and culture, opens under sunny skies in Druid Hill Park Saturday with major musical names, family vibes in the offing.
Mark E. Brennan, an auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese of Baltimore and a man known for his humble service and “pastoral sensitivity,” will become bishop of the diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia.
The pope has chosen Auxiliary Bishop Mark E. Brennan of Baltimore as the new leader of the troubled diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia, replacing disgraced ex-bishop Michael J. Bransfield.
Archbishop William E. Lori is advising area Catholics that they are excused from their obligation to attend Mass this weekend because of predicted high temperatures that could pose health risks to parishioners, particularly the elderly.
Heather Cook, the former Episcopal bishop who fatally struck a Baltimore bicyclist with her car while driving drunk two days after Christmas in 2014, will be released from prison next month after serving a little more than half her original sentence.
The Archdiocese of Baltimore is adding the names of 23 deceased priests and brothers to an online list of those credibly accused of child sexual abuse, signalling a loosening of standards regarding the treatment of such clergy who are no longer living.
Chabad House at Johns Hopkins University and other Jewish cultural centers and synagogues will be offering community seders — that is, seders for members of the public — this weekend around the Baltimore area.
This weekend, in Baltimore and around the world, pastors face the singular challenge that comes at the end of every Lent: how to bring their best preaching to the pulpit on Easter, the most important day of the Christian year.
The leader of Baltimore’s largest mosque urged an overflow crowd to show patience and kindness to everyone around them — and to continue, as always, to reach out and help anyone in need — in response to the massacre that took the lives of 49 Muslims in two New Zealand mosques on Friday morning.
An administrative body of the Vatican has disciplined a former bishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore over allegations of sexual misconduct with a young adult more than a decade ago. Bishop Gordon Bennett has been barred from acting in any ministerial capacity within the archdiocese.
Members of the Maryland conference of the United Methodist Church gathered at their headquarters in Fulton to hear from Bishop LaTrelle Easterling about the denomination's recent controversial decision to maintain a ban on LGBTQ clergy and on the performance of same-sex weddings.
Lawyers for a Kentucky teen vilified after video of a confrontation in Washington went viral have sent the Archdiocese of Baltimore a letter indicating they're laying the groundwork for a potential lawsuit over comments the diocese made about the encounter.
People who grew up in Turner Station, an African-American enclave in Baltimore County, recall a place where "everybody knew everybody" and church and family ruled. Many went on to great success, despite racial challenges. Now some are working to revive the neighborhood.
Maryland congressional legislators shared Saturday mixed receptions to President Donald Trump’s offer to extend protections for immigrants brought into the United States illegally as children in exchange for border wall funding.
Rep. Elijah Cummings and Mayor Catherine Pugh headlined a roundtable with 50 local men at a resources fair with the goal of curbing violence in Baltimore. Dozens of community resources shared information on job training, mental health and substance abuse treatment and employment opportunities.
The Archdiocese of Baltimore changes the names of its annual fund-raising drive to reassure faithful that their donations go toward ministries, not sex-abuse cases. Long titled the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal, the drive will be renamed the Annual Appeal for Catholic Ministries starting in January.