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June 29, 2017

Sister Mary Alice Chineworth, trailblazing religious sister, dies

Sister Mary Alice Chineworth, a former superior general of the Baltimore-based Oblate Sisters of Providence who overcame racial discrimination in her pursuit of a religious vocation, died June 21. She was three weeks shy of her 100th birthday.
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Movie Review: ’47 Meters Down’

Way back in 1975, Steven Spielberg taught the world just how scary sharks can be with his classic "Jaws." Apparently the two main characters in the thriller "47 Meters Down" failed to get the message.
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A Bride and Groom; The Bride and The Groom

It is a peculiarity of Catholic theology that a couple exchanging vows at their wedding Mass do not so much receive a sacrament as they become a sacrament.
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Archbishop Lori makes clergy appointments for July

Archbishop Lori announces the retirement of Father Joseph Cosgrove and new assignments for several permanent deacons.
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Bishop Madden celebrates 50 years as a priest

The archbishop called Bishop Madden “the whole package,” noting that his simplicity of dedication was inspiring.
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Cardinal Pell, professing innocence, will face charges in Australia

Proclaiming his innocence after being charged with sexual abuse, Australian Cardinal George Pell said, "I'm looking forward finally to having my day in court."
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