America’s Catholic bishops have a new leader, even as they adjust to having a new pope.
Baltimore is the home to the first Catholic Archdiocese in America. Now, the 300 bishops who run the church in this country are returning to the spiritual home.
Once the domain of mayors and governors betting tasty regional specialties such as sugar cream pie and crab cakes, friendly sports wagers have spread to a much wider pool of players for this year’s Super Bowl, as bishops, zookeepers, librarians and police chiefs from San Francisco and Baltimore get into the act. And what’s at stake has become more elaborate, including a lot of shame-inducing jersey wearing.
It is time to end the tax exempt status of religious organizations that advocated for a partisan candidate.
U.S. Roman Catholic bishops vowed Monday to defend their religious liberty in the face of growing acceptance of gay marriage and what they called attempts by secularists to marginalize faith.
Catholic Charities in either Pittsburgh or Baltimore will benefit from Saturday’s NFL playoff clash between the Steelers and the Ravens.