March 4, 2010

The Archdiocese of Baltimore Announces Rebirth of Catholic Schools

Archbishop Edwin O’Brien announced plans to revitalize Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore at a press conference held earlier today at the Catholic Center. The plan, detailed in a new report entitled, “Preserving the Tradition, Transforming the Future: The Rebirth of Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore,” is a culmination of more than 12 months...
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Archdiocese makes school consolidations official

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien officially announced the consolidation of 13 schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore March 4, while saying he remained “whole-heartedly committed to Catholic education in Baltimore – the birthplace of Catholic schools some 200 years ago.”
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Bishop Madden meets with Cardinal Gibbons students

A day after finding out their school would be one of 13 consolidating in June, about 150 students and supporters of The Cardinal Gibbons School showed their spirit March 4 outside the Catholic Center, the Archdiocese of Baltimore headquarters.
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Bishop appeals to US to end violence against Iraqi Christians

WASHINGTON – The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace has asked the Obama administration to ensure that the Iraqi government takes steps to protect minorities, especially Christians, in the embattled country.
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Archbishop O´Brien explains background for Archdiocese of Baltimore schools consolidations, planning

In advance of the March 4 release of the Consolidation Plan and Report for archdiocesan schools, Archbishop Edwin F. O´Brien sat down with Catholic Review associate publisher/editor Christopher Gunty to discuss the process that led to the decisions, and the ramifications. Click here to read the Q & A
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Boylan will continue to influence Loyola athletics

Joe Boylan was finishing the eighth grade at the parish school at St. Charles Borromeo in Pikesville in 1952, when his parents delivered bad news: their finances would not allow him to attend what is now Loyola Blakefield.
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