Vatican Has New Guidance On Cremation, Says Ashes Shouldn't Be ScatteredThe Vatican has issued a new opinion on cremation.
UN Chief To Open Vatican Climate Change ConferenceU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis' highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.
Baltimore Archbishop Traveling To Rome For CanonizationsBaltimore Archbishop William E. Lori is traveling to Rome to see the canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII.
Vatican Asks Catholics To Participate In Online SurveyFor the first time, the Vatican is asking Catholics to speak up. This week, parishioners around the world---including here in Baltimore---will receive an online survey on family and social issues.
Vatican Honors Md. Teen For Breakthrough Pancreatic Cancer ResearchA Maryland teenager has been honored by the Vatican for his work to develop a cost-effective method to detect pancreatic cancer.
New Statements By Pope Francis Encourage Catholics In BaltimorePope Francis shakes up the Catholic Church in a blunt new interview seen all over the world. The pope urges his followers to stop obsessing over same-sex marriage, abortion and contraception.
Argentina's Jorge Bergoglio Elected 'Pope Francis'White smoke signals the Catholic Church has chosen a new pope.
Catholics Eagerly Anticipating News Of New PopeCatholics worldwide are anxiously awaiting news of whom the new pope will be.
Pick-A-Side: Who Should Be The Next Pope? Who is your pick?
Students Get An Inside Look At The ConclaveAs cardinals meet in Rome to select a new pope, hundreds of Baltimore-area students got some inside information about the process.
Pope Resigning On Feb. 28, Conclave In MarchPope Benedict XVI has announced that he will resign Feb. 28, the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years.
Theology Prof.: Ancient Message That Jesus May Have Had A Wife Will Not Change Catholic Church DoctrineA 1,600-year-old document translated for the first time has a message that could shake up Christianity: Jesus may have had a wife. Now, a local expert weighs in on the debate.