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Next men up: Deacons to be ordained May 26

Five men will be ordained transitional deacons one will be ordained a permanent deacon for the Archdiocese of Baltimore May 26 at the Baltimore Basilica. During the liturgy, Daniel Michaud will be ordained a permanent deacon. 
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Bishop Madden to lead Baltimore prayer walk for peace May 24

Bishop Denis J. Madden, urban vicar and auxiliary bishop emeritus of Baltimore, will lead a prayer walk for peace May 24 at St. Ann Parish, 2201 Greenmount Avenue, in East Baltimore.
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Australian archbishop, convicted of abuse cover-up, stepping aside for now

Archbishop Philip Wilson of Adelaide, who faces a maximum penalty of two years in jail for failing to inform police about child sexual abuse allegations, said he will stand aside from his duties as archbishop while he considers how to proceed legally.
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Heavy rains impact Archdiocese of Baltimore

The effects from the last week of heavy and consistent rains are widespread through the Archdiocese of Baltimore, ranging from a fallen tree that was more than 100 years old, to a sinkhole.
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Big fifth inning leads Curley to first A Conference baseball title since 2001

A breakout fifth-inning and a strong six-inning pitching performance by senior Paul Nixon led Archbishop Curley to an 8 -3 victory over Gilman at Harford Community College May 21
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Archdiocese details plans for K-8 school on West Side

The Archdiocese of Baltimore plans a 21st-century school for West Baltimore that will fill a gap in the community and provide a cafeteria, gymnasium, science labs, maker spaces and recreation space.
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Cardinal stats: Pope makes college more international, not much younger

Although it is not unusual for a pope to set aside temporarily the limit of 120 cardinals under the age of 80, Pope Francis has done so in a way that could last for more than a year.
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Sister M. Helen Hemmer, I.H.M., dies at 90

Sister Helen served as the coordinator of religious education for the Archdiocese of Baltimore 1986-89.
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Abuse survivor says pope told him God loves him the way he is

An abuse survivor, who had been disparaged for being a homosexual, said that Pope Francis told him that God made him that way and loved him for who he was.
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Accompanying families, reaching out to youth recurring encuentro themes

The Catholic Church needs to walk with and accompany Hispanic and immigrant families, reach out to youth and young adults, and strengthen faith and leadership formation.
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Baltimore Archdiocese removes priest over allegations of child sexual abuse from 1970s

Pursuant to Archdiocesan policy, the Archdiocese suspended Father Esposito from ministry and removed his faculties to function as a priest, pending the outcome of its investigation.
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Pope will create 14 new cardinals in June

Pope Francis announced he would make 14 new cardinals June 29, giving the red cardinal's hat to the papal almoner, the Iraq-based patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church and the archbishop of Karachi, Pakistan, among others.
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