July 3, 2013

Statement of Archbishop William Lori on the Federal Court’s Decision Affecting Baltimore Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers

“We are confident that today’s procedural ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will eventually lead to a ruling that affirms pregnant women in need of assistance and the First Amendment principles we treasure in a free society,” Archbishop Lori said. “A three-judge panel of this same Court affirmed a 2011...
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Seven habits of a highly effective Catholic family

Service is a regular part of life for the Sniezek family, parishioners of St. Louis in Clarksville.
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Ethicists weigh medical marijuana’s merits, burdens as laws spread

Catholic health care ethicists say medical marijuana has potential merits and pitfalls but political and medical considerations aren’t being consistently managed from state to state as legalization spreads.
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Archbishop Lori optimistic about pregnancy center lawsuit

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled July 3 that the City of Baltimore deserves an opportunity to pursue full discovery, a chance to ask questions and gain more information, in a lawsuit brought against it by a Baltimore pregnancy help center and St. Brigid Catholic Church in Canton.
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Schools and students in the news

Here is a sampling of news and information from Catholic schools.
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This boy has a surprise in his sack

Your 5-year-old may be able to slam dunk a basketball.Maybe he’s reading and speaking Latin or she can say the alphabet backwards while standing on her head.If that’s the case, you know what it’s like to be bursting with pride—and yet not wanting to be the mother who brags about
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