Miami priest brings social media muscle to Mid-Atlantic Congress

Catholic priests get asked a lot of questions, but for Father Rafael Capó one question comes up more often than not. “Hey Father, what do you bench?”
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St. Bernardine mourns parishioner caught in crossfire of shootout

A longtime parishioner of St. Bernardine Church in West Baltimore died Jan. 18 after being shot earlier this month outside her apartment complex, apparently caught in the crossfire as she smoked a cigarette.
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Physician to lead Mercy Health Services as longtime CEO retires

Mercy Health Services has selected Dr. David N. Maine to become the new president and CEO of the Baltimore Catholic health system.
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Archbishop Lori urges more security funding for religious sites

Sens. Benjamin Cardin and Christopher Van Hollen, both Maryland Democrats, joined Archbishop William E. Lori and other local faith leaders to call for increased federal funding to strengthen security at religious sites amid a recent rise in anti-Semitic attacks.
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Mother Mary Lange’s cause for sainthood moves forward, Archbishop Lori says

Vatican officials are moving ahead with the cause for sainthood for Mother Mary Lange, Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori said Thursday in Rome.
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This church ‘go-getter’ inspires a new generation of volunteers

“You know that actions speak louder than words. And people can be a testimony to their faith just by what they do and not by what they say,” Hoban said.
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How to survive Thanksgiving dinner with a side of impeachment

Nell Bolton suggests using the three Bs – binding, bonding and bridging – when engaging people with whom you disagree.
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How Mother Mary Lange Catholic School got its name

“She is sort of the mother of literacy in this area. The mother of education,” Moore said of Mother Lange.
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Meet Mother Mary Lange, the namesake of the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s newest school

This month, Mother Mary Lange, a trailblazing Catholic woman of African descent, will be honored yet again as the Archdiocese of Baltimore breaks ground on its first new city school in nearly 60 years.
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