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Pope names Highlandtown Redemptorist as new auxiliary bishop for Baltimore

Pope Francis named Redemptorist Father Bruce A. Lewandowski as a new auxiliary bishop of Baltimore. The announcement was publicized June 10 by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.
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Oblates see Providence at work in building of Mother Mary Lange Catholic School

“Every time I go by it,” Sister Rita Michelle said of the construction site, “I proclaim, ‘God is good.’ It’s a miracle, another way God has provided to us.
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Musician Matt Maher talks about life, music and his Catholic faith

Maher sat down with Christopher Gunty for an interview via videoconference from his home studio in Nashville.
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Mercy Medical Center completes new hospital floor ahead of schedule

Mercy Medical Center announced June 5 the completion of a newly constructed unit on the 17th floor of the Mary Catherine Bunting Center main hospital in downtown Baltimore.
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Josephites among religious and laity joining ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests

"The Catholic voice as a group, as a family needs to be heard," said Father Cornelius Ejiogu, a member of the Baltimore-based Society of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart, best known as the Josephites.
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Archbishop Lori offers invocation at ‘Protest with a Purpose’

The archbishop prayed for the Holy Spirit to consume racism and the conditions that led to the deaths of Floyd, Gray, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and others around the nation.
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Laudato Si’ Week is May 16-24

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the encyclical on the care for the environment, Laudato Si', Pope Francis has invited Catholics to participate in a nine-day global campaign of prayer and action from May 16-24. The theme of the week is “everything is connected.”
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Pope to nurses, midwives: ‘Thank you for your service to humanity’

The coronavirus pandemic has drawn well-deserved attention to nurses and midwives, who are among "the saints next door," dedicated to helping people in some of the most joyful or painful moments of their lives, Pope Francis said.
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Mount de Sales Academy readies performing arts center

The arts center is part of the capital campaign’s Phase III. It will cost approximately $10 million.
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Like everyone else, religious lean on tech in time of COVID-19

Until churches and schools reopen and people can gather again, however, technology is the next best way to connect, not just for laypeople, but those living in religious communities.
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RADIO INTERVIEW: Peter Howard discusses life and teachings of Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

In the May 10 episode of "Catholic Baltimore," Christopher Gunty speaks with Dr. Peter Howard about the life and teachings of Venerable Fulton J. Sheen.
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Response grows to those out of work, on front lines during crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken lives and strained healthcare workers. It has shuttered businesses, putting more in a hand-to-mouth existence and further burdening food banks and soup kitchens. Fortunately, many are doing something to stem those needs.
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