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  • Treat child sex abuse as a felony first, a sin second

    Elizabeth Ann Murphy's response to Vice Chancellor Sean Caine's letter justifying the Archdiocese of Baltimore's response to allegations of child sexual abuse by John Merzbacher was revealing in its account of her own experience as a victim of such...
  • AmeriCorps branch to set up home base in East Baltimore

    AmeriCorps branch to set up home base in East Baltimore
    As many as 240 AmeriCorps members will relocate to East Baltimore's Graceland Park neighborhood in the coming months, as the domestic version of the Peace Corps establishes an urban campus, the first of its kind. The classrooms at the former Sacred...
  • Searching for Christmas joy after Newtown

    Searching for Christmas joy after Newtown
    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...
  • 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...
  • Catholic officials knew of teacher's abuse, court files indicate

    Catholic officials knew of teacher's abuse, court files indicate
    The Catholic-school teacher had a pre-teen student pinned to the ground in his Baltimore classroom, the girl's blouse open and her chest exposed when the doorknob suddenly turned and the school principal — a nun — burst in. The screaming...
  • As adopted daughter awaits new heart, family prays for miracle

    As adopted daughter awaits new heart, family prays for miracle
    Nobody believed Liu Fang, born with half a heart and abandoned in a village west of Beijing, would survive long after being adopted by a Baltimore County family. Even the Bartlinskis, deeply religious Catholics, expected the girl's lungs would fail even...
  • Revelations in abuse case spark calls for reform

    Revelations in abuse case spark calls for reform
    State legislators and sexual-abuse victim advocates called Monday for reforms in the way such cases are handled in Maryland, including stricter reporting requirements when incidents are discovered. State Sen. Delores G. Kelley, a Baltimore Democrat, said...
  • Some Baltimore-area students get day off after Super Bowl

    Some Baltimore-area students get day off after Super Bowl
    For some area residents — including students at the John Carroll School, a Catholic high school in Bel Air — the day after the Super Bowl will be observed with a moment of rest. A handful of schools and businesses around the region will...