High court to hear two cases on HHS mandate and for-profit employers
Nov 26 2013
Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, is pleased with the court’s decision to take up these cases.
For mother of prisoner, death penalty issue in ‘forefront of our lives’
Nov 24 2013
Terri Steinberg said she never thought about the death penalty until her son was put on death row.
USCCB president applauds Federal Court ruling on HHS Mandate in favor of Catholic dioceses, ministries
Nov 22 2013
A federal district court in Pennsylvania Nov. 21 handed down the first decision on the merits in a case by Catholic non-profit organizations challenging the final HHS mandate.
Bishops of Maryland call on Congress to pass immigration reform
Oct 30 2013
Maryland’s Catholic bishops call on Congress to pass immigration reform as soon as possible.
Pizza, beer and politics
Oct 17 2013
Baltimore-area Catholics met at Holy Cross in Federal Hill Oct. 15 to discuss ways of getting parishioners more engaged in the political area.
Federal judge orders delay in enforcement of Alabama abortion law
Jul 26 2013
A federal judge in Montgomery issued an order July 23 to delay enforcement of a new Alabama law that mandates abortion clinic doctors have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
Hobby Lobby wins injunction against HHS mandate
Jul 20 2013
A federal judge in Oklahoma City July 19 granted a temporary injunction to the arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby.
Texas stiffens abortion restrictions; pro-lifers rally to support bill
Jul 15 2013
A new Texas law will prohibit abortion in the 20th week of pregnancy.
From Italian coast to U.S. desert, church leaders weigh in for migrants
Jul 14 2013
Voices speaking out for more humane treatment of migrants include Pope Francis and former President George W. Bush.
Judge freezes law’s mandate abortion doctors have hospital privileges
Jul 09 2013
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker July 5 signed into law a bill that requires women who want an abortion to get an ultrasound of their unborn child and doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of an abortion clinic.
Baltimore celebrates the arrival of Archbishop William E. Lori
Learn More >>