Church needs new ways to evangelize, synod document says
Mar 06 2011
VATICAN CITY – The Catholic Church’s “new evangelization” effort is not an attempt to present the Gospel again to people who did not understand it the first time, but to present the Gospel in a way that makes sense and gives hope to modern men and women, said the general secretary of the Synod of Bishops.
Annual Appeal provides support in uncertain times
Mar 03 2011
The food stamp allowance is $30 a week, and when Catholic Charities executive director Bill McCarthy took the Food Stamp Challenge to live on that equivalent for a week, his blog and the Catholic Review story about his experience got a lot of comments. One reader asked for reprints of the article to show his mortgage company how tough it is to live on the minimal amount the lender wanted to allow for food in his budget.
Archdiocese posts $15.4 million surplus
Feb 16 2011
In the wake of two fiscal years burdened by large deficits, the Archdiocese of Baltimore ended Fiscal Year 2010 with a $15.4 million surplus. The figure was released in an archdiocesan financial report provided to The Catholic Review and published on pages 8 and 9.
Obama, astronaut, Chilean mine survivor talk about prayer during crises
Feb 04 2011
WASHINGTON – It is his faith in God, particularly “that biblical injunction to serve the least of these, that keeps me going and that keeps me from being overwhelmed,” by the challenges of his office, President Barack Obama said in remarks to the National Prayer Breakfast Feb. 3.
Schools earn A+ in study
Jan 26 2011
As we prepare to celebrate National Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 30-Feb. 5, I thought it beneficial to revisit the study on the economic benefits of Catholic schools, which was shared with community leaders two weeks ago and covered by our Catholic and other media.
Governor maintains textbook funding level
Jan 25 2011
Gov. Martin J. O’Malley‘s proposed 2011 state budget includes $4.4 million for textbooks for Maryland’s non-public schools, the same amount as last year.