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Maryland lawmakers hear testimony on paid sick leave
Feb 10 2017
Mary Ellen Russell, executive director of the Maryland Catholic Conference, said the bill allows people to "balance their work with the needs they have at home."

Economy of communion offers second chances, promotes sharing, pope says
Feb 06 2017
One cannot be a Christian if one worships idols, Pope Francis said, and "one of the most powerful idols is money."

Interfaith rally at St. Ignatius demands paid sick leave for this year
Jan 12 2016
Representatives of several faiths gathered at St. Ignatius in Baltimore to push for the passage of paid sick leave this year.

2016 General Assembly Preview: Education tax credit back on front burner
Jan 11 2016
Passage of the education tax credit is one of the Maryland Catholic Conference's top priorities in 2016.

Women CEOs say faith guides their work in bringing Gospel to the needy
Oct 27 2015
Together, the Catholic organizations led by three women serve millions of people each year across the United States and around the world.

Catholic economist: Pope has 'measured' critique of U.S. economy
Jul 02 2015
Harsh criticisms meted out by Pope Francis on free-market capitalism have sparked backlash from some fiscal conservatives.

Head of Catholic Charities: Focus is on overcoming poverty, one person at a time
Dec 10 2014
Catholic Charities of Baltimore celebrated reaching a new fundraising high and other 2014 achievements at its 34th annual Leadership Breakfast.

For Catonsville couple, Christmas giving means hundreds of trees
Dec 01 2014
“Who better to honor with a Christmas tree than National Guardsmen and their families?” Daniel Simons said.

St. Vincent de Paul expanding West Baltimore shelter Sarah's Hope
Nov 14 2014
St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore broke ground Oct. 31 on an $8.5 million renovation and expansion of Sarah’s Hope.

As Horseshoe opens, is the state in the midst of a bad gamble?
Aug 26 2014
Father Zaborowski compares gambling spending to alcohol and drug addiction.