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SFA students reflect on Black History Month
Feb 16 2012
St. Frances Academy students share their personal thoughts on what Black History Month means to them.

Same-sex marriage bill heads to floor
Feb 15 2012
ANNAPOLIS – The House Judiciary Committee and the House Health and Government Operations Committee voted Feb. 14 to send Gov. Martin O’Malley’s same-sex marriage bill to the floor.

Former St. Agnes student flips for gymnastics
Feb 13 2012
Joe Kreft had never participated in gymnastics, but hearing about and seeing Maryland’s Gymkana exhibition team left him intrigued.

Catholic press combines old, new forms of media
Feb 11 2012
The Catholic Press in the U.S. and Canada are pushing for news and feature articles to be available in more ways at more frequent intervals.

Bishops react to President Obama's HHS 'compromise'
Feb 10 2012
The president of the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops have reacted to President Obama's compromise on the HHS mandate by saying there is more work to be done.

Committees in House of Delegates hear testimony on same-sex marriage
Feb 10 2012
ANNAPOLIS – Catholic leaders continued their campaign in support of traditional marriage Feb. 10, testifying before members of the House of Delegates against a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland.

St. William of York faces transition with grace
Feb 10 2012
Nearly two years ago, St. William of York in Baltimore faced one of the most significant transitions of its nearly 100 years of existence. Its pastor of 14 years was reassigned, the school closed and the small faith community began sharing its new pastor with nearby St. Agnes in Catonsville.

Church recognizes those in the Consecrated Life
Feb 10 2012
LINTHICUM – Every organization, business, and institution is only as strong as its members. The Catholic Church is no different, as the Archdiocese of Baltimore paused to recognize those within its ranks who have committed their lives to serving God and strengthening the church.

Archdiocese unveils video promoting Baltimore Basilica
Feb 09 2012
Six years after the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary was restored to its original architectural glory, America’s first cathedral is again stepping into the spotlight.

Mount president calls for day of fasting
Feb 09 2012
Mount St. Mary’s University president Thomas H. Powell has called for a day of prayer and fasting in support of religious liberty.