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  • Outspoken bishop to take helm of Archdiocese of Baltimore

    Outspoken bishop to take helm of Archdiocese of Baltimore
    At a time when Roman Catholic bishops are waging political wars against contraception and same-sex marriage, one of the church's most hard-line generals was named Tuesday to head its historically important Baltimore archdiocese. The Vatican appointed...
  • Basilica needs millions in repairs after quake damage found

    Basilica needs millions in repairs after quake damage found
    Baltimore's 200-year-old Basilica of the Assumption, the first cathedral in America, will be closed to many visitors over eight months as crews repair domes damaged in August's earthquake, church officials said Thursday. Repairs could cost up to $5...
  • 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...
  • Monday's Highlights: U.S. figure skater Johnny Weir featured in a new series

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan 17 - 23, in PDF format This week's TV Movies ON THIN ICE: The new unscripted series "Be Good Johnny Weir follows the figure skater as he vies to......
  • A plea for peace to the one God of Muslims, Christians and Jews

    JUST BEFORE sunset last night in the old basilica in Baltimore, with the nation still shattered by ungodly acts of terrorism, an imam sat next to a cardinal who sat next to a rabbi, and they prayed for peace and healing in the face of terror and hate....