| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Ann Bartlinski placed the Eucharist and a pearl-beaded rosary blessed by the hands of the late Pope John Paul II on the chest of her 6-year-old daughter, Teresa, who lay Tuesday in a hospital bed, her tiny body rejecting a donor's heart.
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:59 PM
President Barack Obama has nominated Ken Hackett, the humanitarian who served as president of Baltimore-based Catholic Relief Services for 18 years, as the next U.S. ambassador to the Vatican.
The announcement, made Friday, means Hackett will become the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Do you remember Gwynn Oak Junction? Then you may have gone to the movies at what was the Ambassador Theatre, bought your groceries at Schreiber's, purchased your very first Halloween costume at Read's, spent your allowance at Ben Franklin, and gotten your...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:07 PM
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...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:03 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:38 PM
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...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:49 PM
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,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:37 PM
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.
| Oct 21, 2012
| 7:27 PM
St. Maria Goretti High School announced its students recently scored above the state of Maryland and Archdiocese of Baltimore averages for Advanced Placement exams and SATs.
For those that took an AP exam during the spring semester of 2012, 92 percent...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:30 PM
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.