Pope: Greed, throwaway culture fuel ‘hidden euthanasia’ of elderly

Pope Francis warned against the abandonment and neglect of the elderly, calling it a “hidden euthanasia."

Pope Francis greets emeritus Pope Benedict XVI during an encounter for the elderly in St. Peter

‘Absolutely striking’: St. Margaret completes church renovations

A new crucifix is the centerpiece of a recently completed $1.4 million renovation of the Harford County church.

A 14-foot crucifix is the centerpeice of a   $1.4 million renovation at St. Margaret Church in Bel Air this summer. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

Archdiocese of Baltimore pet blessings 2014

In celebration of St. Francis of Assisi’s feast day Oct. 4, the following parishes in the Archdiocese of Baltimore are holding pet blessings.

Archbishop Lori greets Baltimore Police Sgt. Ron Howard and his horse, Barney, before a blessing of the animals Oct. 4, 2913 at the Baltimore Basilica. Animals at the blessing on the feast of St. Francis of Assisi included members of the BPD equestrian and K-9 units, as well as household pets – dogs, cats and even a rabbit. (Christopher Gunty | CR Staff)

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Archbishop Lori announces clergy assignments in September 2014
Sep 30 2014
Archbishop William E. Lori announced the following clergy assignments.

Pope chooses ‘family’ as theme for World Communications Day 2015
Sep 30 2014
Pope Francis is highlighting the beauty and value of the family in his message for World Communications Day.

Pope: Greed, throwaway culture fuel ‘hidden euthanasia’ of elderly
Sep 29 2014
Pope Francis warned against the abandonment and neglect of the elderly, calling it a “hidden euthanasia."

Jesuit keeps love of creation, justice for the poor foremost in life
Sep 28 2014
Father Fritsch, who turns 81 Sept. 30, sees nature as a gift to value and protect so that it continues to give life.

‘Absolutely striking’: St. Margaret completes church renovations
Sep 26 2014
A new crucifix is the centerpiece of a recently completed $1.4 million renovation of the Harford County church.

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