March 11, 2011

Over 700 Prepare To Enter The Catholic Church in The Archdiocese of Baltimore at Easter

Nearly 730 people will enter the Catholic Church this Easter in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. A total of 727 catechumens (the unbaptized) and candidates (already baptized in another Christian Church) will participate in the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion Sunday, March 13 at the following three locations throughout the Archdiocese: Cathedral of...
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Loyola Blakefield student loses battle with leukemia

Loyola Blakefield freshman Joseph T. Gorman died March 9 after two years of battling leukemia.
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Damage keeps Japanese church officials from assessing needs

TOKYO – Damage from a magnitude 8.9 earthquake and ensuing tsunamis were preventing church officials in Japan from assessing needs as tsunami warnings were issued for 50 other countries.
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Pope accepts resignation of Bishop Ricard of Pensacola-Tallahassee

WASHINGTON – Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of Bishop John H. Ricard of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Fla., and appointed Miami Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski to be the diocese’s apostolic administrator until the installation of a new bishop.
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Get tweeted updates on today’s big vote on same-sex marriage

Today, the Maryland House of Delegates has its final debate on a bill legalizing same-sex marriage.  If the delegates vote in favor of the measure, the bill will become law since it has already cleared the Senate and Gov. Martin J. O’Malley has promised to sign it. Supporters of traditional marriage plan to have a...
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And that has made all the difference

People often paint a bleak picture of Baltimore City. And, quite frankly, there are plenty of sad and disturbing stories to go around. Take my friend, who worked as a social worker for Baltimore City children in foster care. She would conduct home visits with parents interested in getting their children back. She spoke of...
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