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  • Henry Herx dies at 79; reviewed films from Catholic perspective

    Henry Herx, who for more than 30 years prepared the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' movie ratings and wrote reviews that were distributed by the Catholic News Service, has died. He was 79. Herx died Wednesday at his home in Ramsey, N.J., of...
  • Lori to take religious freedom message to Washington

    Lori to take religious freedom message to Washington
    As Catholic institutions across the country sue the Obama administration over new health insurance rules, Baltimore's new archbishop is scheduled to speak in Washington this week at a conference focusing on "Rising Threats to American Religious Freedom."...
  • From sodomy to gay marriage

    From sodomy to gay marriage
    The Supreme Court argument on the constitutionality of a California ban on same-sex marriage took place on the 10th anniversary of the arguments in another critical case involving treatment of gays. In the end, allegedly activist liberal justices  defied ...
  • In debate, Biden lied or covered up

    The conservative and liberal talking heads all say their candidate won the vice presidential debate last week. What I find particularly troubling is the lack of journalistic objectivity from The Sun in regard to what Vice President Joe Biden said, which...
  • 'We have to work together'

    'We have to work together'
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with the Rev. David Toups, incoming rector at St. Vincent de PaulMajor Seminary, near Boynton Beach. Q: What's the one most mistaken impression about priests? A:...
  • In Theory: Does the budget need a dose of morals?

    Religion pervades government in America. It's evident in the debates on abortion, religious freedom, gay rights and a host of other topics. But now a Christian leader is arguing that religion needs to be inserted into the one area where it isn't...
  • Catholic bishops declare 'Fortnight for Freedom'

    Catholic bishops declare 'Fortnight for Freedom'
    In what they call a celebration of liberty — and some see as another round against the Obama administration — Catholic bishops have declared a "Fortnight for Freedom" starting June 21. The nation's bishops are scheduling two weeks of prayers,...
  • Cardinal writes to priests prior to election

    Cardinal writes to priests prior to election
    Cardinal Francis George today suggested that priests in the Chicago Archdiocese remind parishioners on Sunday that Catholic social teaching should guide their voting decisions next week. He pointed to statements issued in recent weeks by the U.S....
  • Catholic bishops struggle with message on gay marriage

    Meeting for the first time since voters in Maryland and two other states legalized same-sex marriage, members of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said Tuesday that they have no plans to soften their position that genuine marriage can occur only...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    WEATHER: Sunny, high near 51. Tonight is expected to be mostly clear, low around 37. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS City moving to overhaul zoning code: The city is working on a far-reaching piece of legislation,...
  • It's Time 'Pro-Life' Meant Gun Control

    Politicians usually talk about being pro-life when it comes to opposing abortion. As a Catholic who served as U.S. ambassador to the Vatican under President George H. W. Bush, I share a deep commitment to protecting the sanctity of life in the womb. But...