Expansion of abortion, gender rights loom large in Justice Ginsburg’s legacy Late Rwandan Catholic gospel singer awarded Havel human rights prize Pope releases apostolic letter on Sacred Scripture Catonsville Trinitarian lifts up persecuted Catholics in China Learning about Pope John Paul I’s life will help dispel myths, niece says Local News Catonsville Trinitarian lifts up persecuted Catholics in China George P. Matysek Jr. September 29, 2020 Trinitarian Father Stan De Boe recalls meeting a relentless anti-Communist bishop in China who suffered four decades of political imprisonment. In an irregular Preakness week, halting progress in Park Heights Paul McMullen September 28, 2020 St. Ambrose in Park Heights will mark 30 years under the guidance of the Capuchin Franciscan Friars Oct. 3, the same day as an unusual Preakness Stakes. Let your faith inform your vote, Archbishop Lori tells Maryland parishioners Tim Swift September 25, 2020 As early voting begins in some states for the coming presidential election, Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori is urging his parishioners to be guided by the principles of Catholic social teaching as they complete their ballots. Notre Dame Preparatory School earns National Blue Ribbon Catholic Review Staff September 24, 2020 For the second time in eight years and the third time since the program began in 1982, Notre Dame Preparatory School in Towson was named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. More Local News World News Expansion of abortion, gender rights loom large in Justice Ginsburg’s legacy Tom Tracy September 30, 2020 Given her prolific output of written opinions both before and after joining the U.S. Supreme Court, the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg left a long legacy of legal thought and analysis for future generations to parse. For many, the abortion debate will loom large in her record. Late Rwandan Catholic gospel singer awarded Havel human rights prize Catholic News Service September 30, 2020 Kizito Mihigo, the late Rwandan Catholic gospel singer, song writer and organist, has been honored with Vaclav Havel International Prize for Creative Dissent, an international award that celebrates bravery, creativity and artistic innovation against dictatorships. Pope releases apostolic letter on Sacred Scripture Junno Arocho Esteves September 30, 2020 In an apostolic letter dedicated to Sacred Scripture, Pope Francis said that even today, Christians can learn new things from the countless translations of the Bible that exist. Catonsville Trinitarian lifts up persecuted Catholics in China George P. Matysek Jr. September 29, 2020 Trinitarian Father Stan De Boe recalls meeting a relentless anti-Communist bishop in China who suffered four decades of political imprisonment. More World News Commentary Following St. Therese’s little way Rita Buettner September 30, 2020 In this pandemic time, when we can’t travel far or interact with all the people we want to be with, St. Therese can be a poignant source of inspiration. Her world may have been small, but her words and actions have touched thousands and thousands of hearts. Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit/ Communion by intinction? Father Kenneth Doyle September 30, 2020 Father Doyle fields questions about blasphemy against the Holy Spirit and Communion by intinction. Scattering love: 10 sneaky ways to practice selfless gestures of kindness Suzanna Molino Singleton September 28, 2020 What selfless gestures could we practice unseen on friends, family, neighbors, coworkers, yes even strangers? Bless me, Father…this is my first drive-through confession Rita Buettner September 27, 2020 Last week I found myself longing for God’s grace. I decided I would try to find a way to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Celebrating 16 years and counting and other highlights from our week (7 Quick Takes) Rita Buettner September 25, 2020 Sixteen years ago, my father walked me up the aisle of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore, and John was waiting for me at the altar. More Commentary Featured Video During his general audience Sept. 23, Pope Francis said everyone is responsible for healing society after COVID-19.