November 13, 2015

Celebrating the Year of Mercy in the Archdiocese of Baltimore

On March 13, 2015, the second anniversary of his election, Pope Francis announced the celebration of an “extraordinary Holy Year,” a “Jubilee of Mercy,” which begins with the opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome on December 8, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and ends on November 20, 2016, the...
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Archdiocese Announces Locations of “Holy Doors” for Upcoming Year of Mercy

December 8, 2015 marks the beginning of the Year of Mercy in the Catholic Church. The Jubilee begins with the opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome by Pope Francis. This door is one which is only opened during the Holy Year and which remains closed during all other years. Each...
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Faith leaders ask U.S. to help meet growing needs of Ukraine’s people

Ukrainian religious leaders make a plea to President Barack Obama to get humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine as winter sets in.
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Movie Review: “My All American”

'My All American' is another chapter in the ongoing secular hagiography of Freddie Steinmark- a football star from the 1969 University of Texas Longhorns.
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Pope gives interview to homeless vendor, reveals childhood memories

Inundated with requests from major media outlets around the world, Pope Francis chose to sit down for an interview with a homeless man who makes his living selling newspapers.
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Keep your eyes on what is eternal, pope says at Mass

At Mass on Nov. 13, Pope Francis reminded Catholics that the source of all beauty and the final destiny of all things lie in God.
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