| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Dr. William R. Law, a retired Baltimore internist whose career at Bon Secours Hospital spanned more than three decades, died Feb. 20 of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime West Towson resident was 77.
The son of an electrical engineer and a...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Over the past 103 years, America's churches have built the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) into the nation's most successful youth group — which makes it remarkable that the BSA stands ready to let gays join Scouting, thus publicly renouncing the wishes...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Q: Along with many other people, I've sent contributions to favorite charities through the mail. Unfortunately, this has landed me on a lot of mailing lists, and I now receive far too many pleas for money from benevolent organizations and institutions. My...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:39 PM
An Italian Catholic priest is under fire for a Christmas message he made that apparently blames women for domestic violence. Perio Corsi's text, titled “Women and femicide — healthy self-criticism. How often do they provoke?” contains...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 11:55 AM
It has, to paraphrase an old English carol, prickles as sharp as thorns, bark as bitter as gall and berries as bright as life-giving blood.
Friends and loved ones gathering on Christmas will see it in wreaths and on mantels, its image on cards, on...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Like preachers across the country preparing for Christmas services today, William Lori has grappled with the question of how to celebrate the joy of the day so soon after the devastation of Newtown.
But for Baltimore's new archbishop, the challenge also...
| Nov 20, 2010
When the renovated St. James Catholic Cathedral is dedicated Saturday, the new stained-glass windows will feature a few familiar faces — Jesus Christ ... the Virgin Mary ... and Archbishop Thomas Wenski.
Wenski, dressed in his red bishop's robes...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Texas prison officials have found polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs guilty of "a major disciplinary infraction" following an investigation into whether he violated policy by -- among other things -- preaching a Christmas day sermon from prison, a...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Sat., July 28, 2012, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., San Pedro Spiritual Development Center, 2400 Dike Road, Winter Park Presented by the Office of Advocacy and Justice, this event offers a day of reflection and education on the upcoming Year of Faith. Two sessions will...
| Apr 21, 2011
Easter in Scandinavia, like many holiday celebrations in this part of the world, is a colorful patchwork of customs, including bits and pieces of a lot of things: Passover, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Easter bunny, cute witches, huge...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 6:42 PM
Silicon Valley, the politically liberal technology hub, is an unlikely incubator of conservative Christian activism.
But a group of its venture capitalists is backing an ambitious project that seeks to affect the 2012 election by registering 5 million...