Political News


Cardinal Dolan in op-ed criticizes Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric
Jul 31 2015
In an op-ed piece, Cardinal Dolan took issue with the anti-immigrant rhetoric of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

House limits number allowed in chamber to hear papal address to Congress
Jul 29 2015
House members voted July 28 to limit the number of people allowed in the House Chamber Sept. 24 when Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of Congress.

Oklahoma archbishop says ruling on Ten Commandments statue 'concerning'
Jul 06 2015
By ordering the removal of a Ten Commandments monument from the state Capitol grounds, the Oklahoma Supreme Court is ignoring the historical significance of the moral code "in the formation of our state," said Archbishop Paul S. Coakley.

Annapolis parish to host prayer service for Gov. Hogan
Jul 06 2015
As Gov. Lawrence Hogan Jr. battles stage 3 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, St. Mary in Annapolis will host a rosary prayer service for the governor’s health July 8 at 7 p.m.

Court upholds execution drug protocol criticized as cruel and unusual
Jun 29 2015
The Supreme Court June 29 upheld the execution protocol used by Oklahoma and several other states.

Obama in CHA address thanks organization for supporting health care law
Jun 09 2015
Obama said that without the support of CHA president and CEO Sister Carol Keehan, healthcare reform would not have passed.

Bishop Malooly saddened by death of Beau Biden, oldest son of vice president
Jun 01 2015
Wilmington Bishop W. Francis Malooly is "saddened" to hear of the May 30 death of Beau Biden, vice president's son.

Nonpublic schools come up short as 2015 legislative session closes
Apr 14 2015
Although they came close to passing a long-sought state program benefitting students in Maryland’s nonpublic schools, supporters of the proposal were thwarted in the waning hours of the 2015 legislative session.

Archbishop, governor join students in rally for Maryland Education Credit
Mar 04 2015
Private and Catholic school students from across the state rallied in Annapolis March 4 to support the Maryland Education Credit.

Hogan’s budget includes textbook funding, but no money for aging schools
Mar 03 2015
O’Day noted that hundreds of schools utilized the program in the last two years, completing improvements they could not have afforded otherwise.