March 24, 2011

Voices of Faith

The Catholic Review In the span of three days, the power of concerned faith communities of Maryland was on display as people of varying religious traditions recently came together to positively impact the political process in our state on three very important issues. First, the effort to redefine marriage in Maryland failed when the bill...
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Archdiocese, Charter School Operator reach Agreement on Sale of Former City Catholic School, Convent

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore, announced today that the Archdiocese of Baltimore and The Children’s Guild, a non-profit organization that serves children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and mental disorders and which operates two public charter schools in Maryland, has signed a contract to purchase the former St. Rose of Lima Catholic School...
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Religious statues at Towson, Overlea parishes vandalized

Statues at Towson’s Immaculate Conception Parish and Overlea’s St. Michael the Archangel Parish were vandalized within two days of each other.
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New words to old prayers: A new Roman Missal

As most Catholics are aware by now, the prayers we pray at Mass will sound different beginning Sunday, Nov. 27. That’s because we will be praying from a new edition of the Roman Missal.
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VIDEO REPORT: Grieving mother wants abortion clinics better regulated in Maryland

At the start of this year’s legislative session in Annapolis, I had a chance to spend some time with a Baltimore woman who is trying to bring some good out of a profound loss. Stephanie White’s 21-year-old daughter, Denise Crowe, died in 2006 after receiving an overdose of anesthesia while undergoing an abortion. White, who is now raising...
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