Americans Losing Faith, But Local Church Seems To Be ExceptionAmericans are losing faith. A Pew survey reveals the number of Christians has been dropping dramatically over the past decade.
Maryland Catholics Celebrate Canonization Of Former PopesRoman Catholics celebrate two new saints in a historic ceremony that featured two living popes. Two former popes were elevated to sainthood.
Pope Francis Issues Manifesto About Church's New DirectionThe pope once again surprises his followers with a manifest that describes the direction he's taking the church.
Catholics Eagerly Anticipating News Of New PopeCatholics worldwide are anxiously awaiting news of whom the new pope will be.
Service Reduction Day In MarylandMany Maryland state employees are observing a service reduction day.
Celebration Held In Honor Of Baltimore's 16th ArchbishopTaking the reins of the nation's oldest Catholic archdiocese. Wednesday, Baltimore's 16th Archbishop, William Lori, will be officially installed. On the eve of that significant moment, a special celebration was held at the Basilica downtown.
Archbishop-To-Be Sees Religious Liberty ErodingBaltimore's next Roman Catholic archbishop says he sees religious liberties eroding in the United States -- most urgently in the federal government's contraception mandate.
Head Of U.S. Catholic Bishops: Church Is Not FadingThe president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops says the church should not be dismissed as an outmoded bureaucracy.
Tabernacle Stolen When Md. Church Is VandalizedA Catholic church congregation in North East is planning a reconsecration service after vandals made off with a $2,000 brass tabernacle and caused $8,000 in damage to the building.
Catholic Priest Named As Next House ChaplainHouse Speaker John Boehner says he will nominate the Rev. Patrick J. Conroy, a Catholic priest who now teaches at Jesuit High School in Portland, Ore., as the next House chaplain.
Washington Native To Lead Catholic CharitiesA District of Columbia native has been chosen to lead one of the region's largest private providers of services to those most in need.