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Election 2014: Check out candidate survey results
Oct 23 2014
Every election year, the Maryland Catholic Conference surveys the state’s democratic and republican candidates.

Red or blue, the next governor will be Catholic
Oct 09 2014
DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville can claim a connection to the next governor, even though the election is still weeks away.

Brown says he would focus on vulnerable populations if elected
Oct 09 2014
“Jobs, jobs and jobs,” answered Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown when asked his administration’s focus.

Larry Hogan passionate about job creation, welcomes church input
Oct 09 2014
As a Republican in “deep blue Maryland,” Larry Hogan said he is committed to bipartisan solutions.

HHS issues new rules for opting out of mandate; diocese wins injunction
Aug 22 2014
In new actions related to the federal contraceptive mandate, the Obama administration has announced new rules.

Obama administration says it plans opt-out alternative on mandate
Jul 24 2014
The Obama administration has filed a brief indicating it plans to develop an alternative for Catholic and other religious nonprofit employers.

Esperanza plays crucial role in connecting unaccompanied minors to family
Jul 23 2014
Williams Guevara-Martinez was almost 17 when he left San Salvador, El Salvador, and headed north with three other youth.

Executive order prohibits firing of gays by U.S. government, contractors
Jul 21 2014
UPDATED to clarify lead paragraph -- "Today's executive order is unprecedented and extreme and should be opposed," said Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore.

Archbishop Lori fights bill opposed to religious liberty
Jul 15 2014
A letter outlines how the “misnamed” “Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act of 2014” (S. 2578) would violate federal religious freedom

Archbishop Lori: Hobby Lobby ruling ‘wonderful victory,’ but no assumptions on other lawsuit outcomes
Jun 30 2014
Archbishop Lori answers 11 questions on today's ruling for the Catholic Review.