May 6, 2020

Coronavirus closes Catholic schools in Baltimore Archdiocese for remainder of  school year

The Archdiocese of Baltimore announced May 6 that all Catholic schools in the archdiocese will remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Alumnae mourn the loss of Institute of Notre Dame, the ‘hidden gem of Baltimore’

IND alumnae said their time at IND led to lifelong friendships and incredible bonds of sisterhood.
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Immaculate Heart music series to celebrate 10th anniversary with online concert

The coronavirus may have cut the season short for the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary’s annual concert program, but the pandemic won’t stop parishioners from celebrating the 10th anniversary of the beloved Towson music series this Mother’s Day.
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Catholic Charities of Baltimore launches SNAP hotline

To serve an increasing number of people needing assistance in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those without access to online applications, Catholic Charities of Baltimore has launched a telephone hotline for the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP).
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Archbishop Lori Echoes Call of U.S. Bishops for Study into Impact of COVID-19 on African-American Communities and Underlying Conditions

Archbishop William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, issued the following statement following the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ call for a study into the impact of COVID-19 on African-American communities.
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Vatican-supported stem-cell research at University of Maryland Medical School holds ‘great promise’

Leaders in the scientific and faith communities were optimistic that a new international initiative focused on intestinal stem cell research could yield significant medical advances – without fanning the ethical controversies that surround embryonic stem cell research.
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