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  • Baltimore Basilica stages Interfaith service for Peace in Iraq

    Baltimore Basilica stages Interfaith service for Peace in Iraq
    As people of different faiths gathered Sunday at the Baltimore Basilica for a prayer service for peace in Iraq, Archbishop William E. Lori implored the crowd to keep praying after news of the crisis no longer dominates headlines.
  • Exploring the ancient legacies of Peru

    Where do you go for vacation when much of your working life revolves around the history of America's oldest English-speaking region? If your wife's roots lie in South America — and she's drawn by the past, too — you might find yourself...

    Hampton Roads History heads south to explore ancient Peru

    Hampton Roads History heads south to explore ancient Peru
    Where do you go for vacation when much of your working life revolves around the history of America’s oldest English-speaking region? If your wife’s roots lie in South America — and she’s drawn by the past, too — you might...

    Pasadena boy greeted a future saint when Pope John Paul II visited in 1995

    Pasadena boy greeted a future saint when Pope John Paul II visited in 1995
    Minutes from meeting Pope John Paul II in 1995, Justin Farinelli of Pasadena had one fear racing through his mind. "I didn't want to drop the flowers," he recalled last week with a laugh. "They were almost as big as I was." Farinelli, 9 years old at...

    From the Basilica to the Vatican

    From the Basilica to the Vatican
    The call came to Baltimore's Basilica several weeks ago: President Barack Obama needed a gift to bring to Pope Francis on his coming visit to the Vatican. Might the basilica, the first Catholic cathedral in the U.S., have something? From a former crypt,...