Parents of slain child oppose death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber

The parents of Martin Richard, the youngest victim killed in the Boston Marathon bombings two years ago, are asking that the death penalty be taken “off the table.

The family of Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard are seen during an April 15 ceremony at the site of the second bomb blast on the second anniversary of the attack. Martin was killed just a few days shy of his ninth birthday. (CNS photo/Brian Snyder, Reuters)

Running for others: Annual Ignatian 5K a spiritual exercise

At the Ignatian 5K in Patterson Park, runners exchanged athletic tips and spiritual advice.

Runner Fran Knoll celebrates on the home stretch of the Ignatian 5K, held April 18 at Baltimore’s Patterson Park. (Karen Osborne | CR Staff)

Law improved much for disabled but much work remains, say advocates

It was nearly 25 years ago, on July 26, 1990, that the Americans With Disabilities Act passed by Congress was signed into law.

A disabled U.S. Army veteran rides in a motorized wheelchair during the annual Veterans Day Parade in New York in 2014. It was nearly 25 years ago, on July 26, 1990, that the Americans With Disabilities Act passed by Congress was signed into law by Presi dent George H.W. Bush. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

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Parents of slain child oppose death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber
Apr 21 2015
The parents of Martin Richard, the youngest victim killed in the Boston Marathon bombings two years ago, are asking that the death penalty be taken “off the table.

Running for others: Annual Ignatian 5K a spiritual exercise
Apr 20 2015
At the Ignatian 5K in Patterson Park, runners exchanged athletic tips and spiritual advice.

Law improved much for disabled but much work remains, say advocates
Apr 20 2015
It was nearly 25 years ago, on July 26, 1990, that the Americans With Disabilities Act passed by Congress was signed into law.

Our Daily Bread asks parishioners to perform small miracle
Apr 18 2015
The Our Daily Bread Employment Center is asking parishioners: Could you bake a casserole once in a while?

Cardinal George, 78, dies after long fight with cancer
Apr 17 2015
Cardinal Francis E. George, the retired archbishop of Chicago who was the first native Chicagoan to head the archdiocese, died April 17.

Pope to visit, celebrate Mass at U.S. seminary in Rome
Apr 17 2015
Pope Francis will visit the Pontifical North American College May 2.