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  • Religious freedom under threat at home

    Religious freedom under threat at home
    On Friday, Catholics throughout the United States will begin observing two weeks known as the Fortnight for Freedom. For a second consecutive year, the U.S. Catholic Church has set aside this time leading up to Independence Day to draw attention to the...
  • As referendum nears, faithful push for traditional marriage

    As referendum nears, faithful push for traditional marriage
    Bishop Willard E. Saunders Jr. quieted his Cherry Hill sanctuary Sunday morning, signaling for the music and the hallelujahs to stop so his words would come across clearly. "If something is perfect, it does not need changing," Saunders said, his image...
  • Rosella M. Beeler, department store saleswoman

    Rosella M. Beeler, department store saleswoman
    Rosella M. Beeler, a retired department store worker and homemaker, died of pneumonia Oct. 4 at Manor Care Health Services in Ruxton. The Campus Hills resident was 91. Born Rosella Mary Fischer in Baltimore and raised on Kenwood Avenue in East Baltimore,...
  • Maryland faith leaders back DREAM Act

    Local leaders of the Catholic, Mainline Protestant and black churches are planning to speak this evening in favor of in-state tuition breaks for illegal immigrants at Maryland’s public colleges and universities, advocates said. Archbishop William...
  • Merzbacher Catholic school abuse case before federal court

    Merzbacher Catholic school abuse case before federal court
    Linda Malat Tiburzi wanted a front-row seat inside a 4th Circuit Court of Appeals courtroom Tuesday, so judges could get a good look at her during a hearing involving a convicted child rapist who had taught at a Baltimore Catholic school. Though it's...
  • Northern Baltimore County zoning issues split residents

    Northern Baltimore County zoning issues split residents
    Small purple wildflowers dot sections of northern Baltimore County's rolling roads, where the only sounds are the chirps of birds and insects. Rows of corn and soybeans grow along other stretches. Now, many residents fear the land's environmental...
  • Gary Rand II named principal of St. Thomas Aquinas School in Hampden

    Gary Rand II has been named principal of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School in Hampden, the Archdiocese of Baltimore confirmed Tuesday. His predecessor at St. Thomas Aquinas, Sister Marie Rose Gustatus, was principal for 32 years and has been a School...
  • East Coast earthquake, one year later

    East Coast earthquake, one year later
    A year ago, life paused for a minute in Baltimore and across a wide swath of the country as the ground shook beneath us. Buildings emptied, text messages flew and everyone asked each other, "Did you just feel that?" The U.S. Geological Surveyconfirmed...
  • Cardinal Gibbons High School opens in 1962

    An article in the Aug. 30, 1962, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on the arrival of a new, all-boys Catholic high school in the area. Although construction will not be complete until December, the new Cardinal Gibbons High...
  • Archbishop launches $100 million capital campaign

    Archbishop launches $100 million capital campaign
    Even amid an economic downturn that has many parishes struggling and a declining enrollment that prompted the closing of many Catholic schools, the Archdiocese of Baltimore is confident it can raise $100 million during its first capital campaign in 15...
  • Ring Factory Elementary in Bel Air earns National Blue Ribbon School honor

    Ring Factory Elementary School in Bel Air received another prestigious honor Friday when it was announced as a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. According to Harford County Public Schools, Ring Factory...