Political News


Ryan says he was ‘wrong’ about views on poor in latest talk at Georgetown
Apr 28 2016
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Republicans strive for a country that is “open, diverse, dynamic” in a speech at Georgetown University.

Sanders says his invitation to Vatican wasn't political endorsement
Apr 15 2016
U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said attending a Vatican conference on Catholic social teaching did not represent a political endorsement.

Legislative wrap-up: 2016 sees successes in education, justice
Apr 14 2016
The 2016 Legislative Session, which officially ended April 11, was quite fruitful, according to the Maryland Catholic Conference.

Rally outside White House Easter Egg Roll seeks end of family detention
Mar 29 2016
Demonstrators call on the U.S. to recognize the thousands of mothers and children who have fled Central America in search of safety.

Students' speaking invitation to Planned Parenthood CEO draws criticism
Mar 09 2016
The Archdiocese of Washington has criticized a Georgetown University student group's invitation to the president of Planned Parenthood to speak on campus.

Anti-drug effort was a signature cause of former first lady Nancy Reagan
Mar 07 2016
Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” initiative became a national catch phrase that extended far beyond the use of drugs.

Maryland physician-assisted suicide bill withdrawn; opponents relieved, for now
Mar 03 2016
A bill that would have legalized physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients in Maryland, has been withdrawn.

Court hears oral arguments in challenge to Texas abortion restrictions
Mar 03 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in its first abortion case in nine years March 2.

Archbishop Lori hosts mayoral candidates
Feb 23 2016
Archbishop William E. Lori hosted faith leaders from the City of Baltimore and candidates for Baltimore mayor for an early morning meeting Feb. 23 to discuss issues of mutual concern in the city.

Physician-assisted suicide sees first major public debate of 2016
Feb 20 2016
Two House of Delegates committees heard testimony on both sides of the assisted suicide debate Feb. 19.