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  • Back Story: Restoration of Homewood nearly complete

    Back Story: Restoration of Homewood nearly complete
    North Charles Street motorists, bikers and walkers will notice that the scaffolding that has masked the elegant south portico of historic Homewood Museum since late last fall has been removed, revealing a dazzling and historically accurate restoration....
  • On Easter, Baltimore basilica is born again

    On Easter, Baltimore basilica is born again
    On Aug, 24, 2011, the earthquake that jolted the East Coast from Georgia to Quebec rattled through the bricks, plaster and paint of one of Baltimore's architectural jewels, the Basilica of the Assumption, sending nearly 1,000 linear feet of cracks through...
  • Charles H. Latrobe III, highly decorated Navy fighter pilot

    Charles H. Latrobe III, highly decorated Navy fighter pilot
    Charles H. Latrobe III, a retired Koppers Co. executive who was a highly decorated World War II Navy night fighter pilot, died Feb. 16 of complications from pneumonia at Roland Park Place. He was 90. "He was a very private person who had the highest...
  • No apologies for Baltimore

    There was a flutter on Facebook yesterday over an article about Baltimore. A newspaper of some repute had engaged a writer with low esteem for the city to venture here and write about his discoveries. He followed a familiar pattern: Writer from the...
  • 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...
  • Touching home: one final lap around Baltimore

    Touching home: one final lap around Baltimore
    Marylanders — hands on their hearts, crisply saluting or wiping away tears — lined streets and gathered at landmarks to bid personal farewells to William Donald Schaefer Monday afternoon, as the former mayor and governor was taken on one final...
  • Monsignor James Vincent Hobbs

    Monsignor James Vincent Hobbs
    Monsignor James Vincent Hobbs, former rector of the Basilica of the Assumption who during his tenure oversaw a two-year, $32 million restoration of the 200-year-old structure, died Monday of cardiac arrest at his Thurmont home. He was 81. James...
  • Catholic leaders launch campaign against Obama policies

    Catholic leaders launch campaign against Obama policies
    Catholic leaders launched a nationwide campaign challenging the Obama administration's health policies with a Mass at Baltimore's Basilica of the Assumption on Thursday evening, filling the 200-year-old stone structure with supporters. The standing-room-...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies in the Baltimore area, with a high near 94. There is a 70 percent chance of precipitation, most likely after 1 p.m. Friday night is expected to be cloudy, with a low around 72. TRAFFIC Check our...
  • Catholics must fight for religious freedom

    Catholics must fight for religious freedom
    With tweets and text messages, prayers and preaching, Catholics and other Americans are spending two weeks (June 21-July 4) launching a religious freedom awareness campaign called the "Fortnight for Freedom." Concern for the freedom of Christians to...
  • Dissenting Catholics are free to leave the church

    Regarding the recent protest outside the Basilica of the Assumption against Archbishop William Lori celebrating a mass initiating the "Fortnight for Freedom," I fail to understand why those who don't agree with church teachings remain in the church ("...