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  • Baltimore Catholic schools: stronger, but still in need of help

    Baltimore Catholic schools: stronger, but still in need of help
    It has been nearly three years since my predecessor, Cardinal Edwin O'Brien, and the Blue Ribbon Committee on Catholic Schools released the Strategic Plan for Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Since that time, enrollment declines have been...
  • Back Story: Cardinals who visited Baltimore later became pope

    Back Story: Cardinals who visited Baltimore later became pope
    As 11 American Roman Catholic cardinals join with their colleagues in Rome to elect the successor to Pope Benedict XVI, it is interesting to note that three cardinals who visited Baltimore during the last century were eventually elected pope. The first...
  • Deacon in child porn charge was former schools worker

    Deacon in child porn charge was former schools worker
    A longtime deacon at a Fullerton church was charged Friday with possessing "numerous files of child pornography," Baltimore County police said. William Steven Albaugh, 67, a deacon at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church on Belair Road, was arrested at his...
  • Awaiting the white smoke of papal announcement

    Awaiting the white smoke of papal announcement
    As their church's cardinals gathered in Vatican City to select a new pope, Catholic schoolchildren in the Baltimore area joined the worldwide buzz over the secret balloting process in an online chat with a fairly well-placed source: Archbishop William E....
  • Thousands line Baltimore streets for St. Patrick's parade

    Thousands line Baltimore streets for St. Patrick's parade
    He's across the Atlantic from his native Ireland, but Ken Keady was wearing the green Sunday as he bobbed his 3-year-old daughter on his shoulders to see Baltimore's St. Patrick Parade. "It's a great occasion, a lot of color, a lot of flags and lot of...
  • Election of first South American as pope excites local Catholics

    Election of first South American as pope excites local Catholics
    Gail Liss, the front desk receptionist for Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, went to a dentist appointment at noontime Wednesday, confident that a new pope would not be chosen before she got back to work. Liss was wrong. While she sitting in the dentist...
  • The incredible growing city

    The incredible growing city
    The Census report this week showing that Baltimore's population grew last year for the first time in decades is an encouraging sign that the long-term hemorrhaging of city residents to the suburbs may finally be turning around. Though the absolute numbers...
  • Students at St. Joan of Arc School participate in conclave web chat with Archbishop Lori

    The eighth grade students at St. Joan of Arc School participated in a Conclave web chat with William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, on March 11. St. Joan of Arc School was one of 17 Catholic elementary schools invited to participate. Archbishop Lori...
  • Plan for wall repair ready to take shape in historic Ellicott City

    Plan for wall repair ready to take shape in historic Ellicott City
    Before it became "The Wall That Ate Some Cars," it was just a stone wall on Mulligans Hill Lane, bracing a 20-foot-high embankment — stalwart as the steep hills that give Ellicott City's historic district much of its character. Then in early...
  • Fire destroys building at St. Joseph in Fullerton, Easter services go on

    Fire destroys building at St. Joseph in Fullerton, Easter services go on
    An early-morning fire on Saturday destroyed a maintenance building on the property of St. Joseph Church in Fullerton, according to church and county fire officials. But church officials said the parish's celebration of Easter services on Sunday would...
  • U.S. Catholics need to listen to the pope [Letter]

    U.S. Catholics need to listen to the pope [Letter]
    The message of Pope Francis about economic fairness is loud and clear, and we need to get with the program. Unfortunately, the current leader of the Archdiocese of Baltimore has a different agenda. He is busy leading an unsuccessful crusade to Never-Never...