Pope: Use gifts to benefit church, not create division, envy, annoyance

Everyone has a special gift to offer the whole church, Pope Francis said.

Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peter

Feeling blue: Three Catholic schools celebrate national recognition

The Blue Ribbon designation is the highest academic honor bestowed upon a school by the U.S. government.

Students of the School of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland blow into large blue kazoos as they "toot their own horns" for becoming a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

U.S. Department of Education bestows Blue Ribbon status on three Archdiocese of Baltimore schools

The schools will be recognized at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Nov. 10-11.

Ayobami Ward and Marija Vasilevic from Johns Hopkins University give a presentation aimed at making neuroscience fun to a group of students at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen School in Homeland Jan. 30. The Cathedral School is one of three Archdiocese of Baltimore Schools to be named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2014. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

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Pope: Use gifts to benefit church, not create division, envy, annoyance
Oct 01 2014
Everyone has a special gift to offer the whole church, Pope Francis said.

Feeling blue: Three Catholic schools celebrate national recognition
Oct 01 2014
The Blue Ribbon designation is the highest academic honor bestowed upon a school by the U.S. government.

U.S. Department of Education bestows Blue Ribbon status on three Archdiocese of Baltimore schools
Sep 30 2014
The schools will be recognized at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Nov. 10-11.

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."

Gala celebrates education, $140 million in capital campaign
Sep 29 2014
Archbishop William E. Lori announced that the capital campaign, “Embracing Our Mission, Shaping Our Future,” raised $140 million.

Raising awareness: Notre Dame’s new president aids archdiocesan response to domestic violence
Sep 27 2014
“Education is power, and education is knowledge,” said Melissa Lees, who volunteers with TurnAround.