The top legislative body of the Episcopal Church is reviewing its policies on alcohol and addiction as part of the churchwide soul-searching over a Maryland assistant bishop charged with drunken driving while texting and killing a bicyclist.
The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland reaches out to a bishop who is also a recovering alcoholic to lead the church, replacing the bishop accused of a fatal drunk driving accident.
A measure in Maryland would allow punitive civil penalties against some drunk drivers.
A call to resign. The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland has asked Bishop Heather Cook to step down from her position. Cook faces a slew of charges following the hit and run crash that killed cyclist and Baltimore man Tom Palermo.
Bishop Heather Cook surrenders to police after being indicted on charges after she struck and killed a cyclist in Roland Park.
Final farewell. Avid cyclist and father 41-year-old Thomas Palermo is laid to rest one week after he was struck and killed by a car while riding his bike along Roland Avenue.
An Episcopal bishop is identified as the driver in a fatal bike crash.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield in Massachusetts is getting a new bishop.
A big moment for a Baltimore religious leader. A new bishop is sworn in.
Same-sex marriage, abortion and contraceptives. America’s Catholic bishops have taken a strong stand opposing each. They were asked by other Catholics to stop mixing those positions with politics.
A subdued U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops acknowledged Monday that voters rejected the stands they took against gay marriage and birth control, but gave no sign they would change their strategy ahead.
Prince George’s County firefighters found a barking dog in a basement after putting out a house fire in Fort Washington.