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One of the ‘six fabulous Kunkel girls,’ School Sister credits her century to a happy home life
Feb 03 2011
If the large house at 2102 South Road in Mount Washington could speak, it would tell happy tales of the 11-member Kunkel family who once lived under its roof.

New university president says Catholic intellectual life needs renewal
Jan 27 2011
WASHINGTON – Calling for a rebirth in Catholic intellectual life, a pursuit that leads to virtue, John H. Garvey was sworn in Jan. 25 as the 15th president of The Catholic University of America in Washington.

John Carroll senior books music star for senior project, Jan. 22 concert
Jan 19 2011
John Carroll School student Allison Lozinak dreamt big for her senior project. She wanted to bring one of contemporary Christian music’s biggest stars, Matt Maher, to the school’s Bel Air campus for a concert.

Neighborhoods at St. Elizabeth offers seniors a warm, inviting residence
Jan 11 2011
This is not your father’s nursing home. In fact, it’s hard to realize that the Neighborhoods at St. Elizabeth really is a nursing home, since it totally lacks that institutional touch.

Savior of world is found among poor, not in halls of power, pope says
Jan 06 2011
VATICAN CITY – Christ, the king of the world, is not found on the thrones of power or in the hallways of learning, he is found defenseless among the poor and humble, Pope Benedict XVI said.

Moderator of Washington Post faith blog says religion affects every part of daily life
Jan 01 2011
WASHINGTON – Sally Quinn, a Washington Post journalist who founded and moderates “On Faith,” a Post website on religion, said she learned years ago that in Washington social circles, people don’t discuss religion. They are “stealth religious.”

Low-power radio expansion finally wins congressional OK
Dec 24 2010
WASHINGTON – Amid discussion and debate of several other bills, each of which carried a far higher profile, the Local Community Radio Act of 2010 passed the Senate Dec. 18 by unanimous consent.

Manhattan church has storied history ministering to theater community
Dec 18 2010
NEW YORK – The well-attended 11 o’clock Mass every Saturday night at St. Malachy’s Church might be the first clue that this not a typical parish.

Catholic High swimmer is focused in and out of the pool
Dec 16 2010
From the moment she began swimming at age 4, Shelby Kestler was hooked. “My whole life has been in the water,” said Kestler, a 16-year-old junior at The Catholic High School of Baltimore. “I like the quietness of the sport because you can’t hear people around you while you’re swimming. It’s completely your race and nobody else can change what’s going to happen.”

Vatican Christmas: It may be short on snow, but it’s big in spirit
Dec 12 2010
VATICAN CITY – While snowfall is a rarity and Santa Claus is seldom seen, Christmas at the Vatican is truly unique.