Parish milestones: Resurrection of Our Lord, Laurel, celebrates 50 years

Resurrection of Our Lord in Laurel is marking five decades Sept. 20.

Resurrection of Our Lord in Laurel is marking five decades of ministry. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

Doctrinal wars? Both sides fire over Communion for divorced, remarried

The extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family will not open until Oct. 5, but some of its most prominent members are already publicly debating.

German Cardinal Walter Kasper, pictured in a Feb. 21 photo, is a proponent of changing church practice to allow divorced and civilly remarried Catholics to receive Communion. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Retired Sisters on the move to support Marian House

Religious Sister of Mercy Paula Marie Phelan is still very much on the go.

Religious Sister of Mercy Paula Marie Phelan takes the lead in the charity 1K walk for Marian House at the Villa, a retirement home for Sisters, Sept. 17. At 100 years old, Sister Paula Marie was the oldest participant, noting that it made sense for her to finish first since she was born first. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

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Parish milestones: Resurrection of Our Lord, Laurel, celebrates 50 years
Sep 19 2014
Resurrection of Our Lord in Laurel is marking five decades Sept. 20.

Doctrinal wars? Both sides fire over Communion for divorced, remarried
Sep 18 2014
The extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family will not open until Oct. 5, but some of its most prominent members are already publicly debating.

Retired Sisters on the move to support Marian House
Sep 18 2014
Religious Sister of Mercy Paula Marie Phelan is still very much on the go.

Locust Point parish basks in Star-Spangled glow
Sep 15 2014
The 11 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Locust Point drew urban hipsters, tourists and old-timers decked out in red, white and blue.

At wedding, pope says spouses make each other better men and women
Sep 15 2014
Presiding over the wedding of 20 couples in St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis celebrated marriage as the union of a man and woman.