May 11, 2012

Archbishop-designate William E. Lori to be Installed 16th Archbishop of Baltimore

Archbishop-designate William E. Lori, former Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut, will be installed 16th Archbishop of Baltimore during a Mass at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in North Baltimore Wednesday, May 16 at 2 p.m. He succeeds Edwin Cardinal O’Brien, who served as Archbishop of the Nation’s oldest diocese from October 2007...
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Father Pesci leaving Loyola Blakefield

Jesuit Father Tomas A. Pesci, who has served as Loyola Blakefield's president since 2005, will leave at the end of the school year to pursue the next phase in his ministry as a Jesuit.
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Church leaders urge common sense approach to parish safety

The recent shooting deaths of two women at an Ellicott City church has reinforced safety concerns for archdiocesan leaders, who say precautions and common sense can keep parishes secure.
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Every life is precious

Neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson hasn't always been pro-life, but now he is speaking up fervently about the value of every human being.
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Catholic Review receives national awards for journalism

The Catholic Review was honored by the Associated Church Press May 2 in its annual “Best of the Christian Press Awards” contest in Chicago.
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If it feels good, don’t do it: stereotyping Catholic morality

  In a review for a book on Catholic orthodoxy, the skeptical reviewer offered a gross oversimplification of Catholic ethics: "If it feels good, don't do it." I am not sure why it disturbed me so much, but it did. Perhaps, it was because I heard similar generalizations a million times
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