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  • Columbia grandmother powerlifts her way to international recognition

    Columbia grandmother powerlifts her way to international recognition
    Every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, around 6 in the evening, eight adults gather in a garage in the Allview Estates neighborhood in Columbia. The garage, which has been converted to a gym, serves as the training ground for this small group of...
  • Immigration court speeds review of cases involving children

    Immigration court speeds review of cases involving children
    Baltimore Immigration Court, facing an increase in the number of cases involving immigrant children who crossed the border illegally, is expediting reviews to more quickly decide whether the children should be deported, according to attorneys with clients...
  • New legal battle opens over Obamacare and contraceptives

    New legal battle opens over Obamacare and contraceptives
    Even as the Supreme Court weighs one challenge to the Obama administration's rule that female employees be offered health plans that include a full range of contraceptives, lawyers for several prominent Catholic groups are seeking to set up a potential...
  • Pope Francis says gay priests 'should not be marginalized'

    Pope Francis says gay priests 'should not be marginalized'
    Pope Francis surprised the Catholic faithful Monday by saying the Roman Catholic Church shouldn't marginalize gay priests, saying: "Who am I to judge?" The comments followed one of the largest papal Masses in recent history over the weekend, when the...
  • 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...
  • Catholic bishops: No 'grand bargain' on contraceptives yet

    Commentator John Gehring asserts that Catholic hospitals and universities would not have to pay for birth control coverage for their employees under an accommodation with the Obama administration that requires insurance companies to pick up the tab ("...