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Maryland Catholics Celebrate Canonization Of Former Popes

Roman Catholics celebrate two new saints in a historic ceremony that featured two living popes. Two former popes were elevated to sainthood.

04/27/2014

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Pope Francis Issues Manifesto About Church’s New Direction

The pope once again surprises his followers with a manifest that describes the direction he’s taking the church.

12/01/2013

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Catholics Eagerly Anticipating News Of New Pope

Catholics worldwide are anxiously awaiting news of whom the new pope will be.

03/12/2013

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Service Reduction Day In Maryland

Many Maryland state employees are observing a service reduction day.

11/21/2012

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Celebration Held In Honor Of Baltimore’s 16th Archbishop

Taking 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.

05/15/2012

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Archbishop-To-Be Sees Religious Liberty Eroding

Baltimore’s next Roman Catholic archbishop says he sees religious liberties eroding in the United States — most urgently in the federal government’s contraception mandate.

04/08/2012

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Head Of U.S. Catholic Bishops: Church Is Not Fading

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops says the church should not be dismissed as an outmoded bureaucracy.

11/14/2011

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Tabernacle Stolen When Md. Church Is Vandalized

A 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.

06/23/2011

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Catholic Priest Named As Next House Chaplain

House 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.

05/06/2011

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Washington Native To Lead Catholic Charities

A District of Columbia native has been chosen to lead one of the region’s largest private providers of services to those most in need.

05/03/2011

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